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JBS's Batista Brothers Debt Surged as Family Shuffled Assets

07/05/2017

Wesley and Joesley Batista have combined debt of $790 million.

Man Fined for Poisoning Bald Eagles on New York Farm

07/01/2017

A Pennsylvania man has been fined $3,500 for killing two bald eagles by directing his employees to pour a toxic pesticide over sheep carcasses on his western New York farm.

Wildfire Threat Continues Through Holiday Weekend

07/01/2017

Several devastating fires are currently raging in the western U.S.—and hot and dry weather will only exacerbate wildfire danger through the weekend.

Wildfire Threat Continues Through Holiday Weekend

07/01/2017

Several devastating fires are currently raging in the western U.S.—and hot and dry weather will only exacerbate wildfire danger through the weekend.

ABC, Meat Producer Settle in $1.9B 'Pink Slime' Libel Suit

06/30/2017

ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement Wednesday in a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the American network over its reports on a lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime."

U.S. Beef Welcomed Back in China

06/30/2017

U.S. beef has made its way back to grocery stores and menus in the most populated country in the world, China. 

Celebrating America’s Independence and Trade that Successfully Supports Us

06/29/2017
When our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776, they had plenty of reasons for wanting to break away from England and its king. One of the grievances speaks to a 21st-century concern: The Declaration attacks King George “for cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world.”

Realities of U.S. Beef's Access to China

06/28/2017

China’s market halted in 2003 when the U.S. investigated a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) from an imported dairy cow. Up to that point, the U.S. was China’s largest supplier of beef.

Realities of U.S. Beef's Access to China

06/28/2017

China’s market halted in 2003 when the U.S. investigated a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) from an imported dairy cow. Up to that point, the U.S. was China’s largest supplier of beef.

China to Treat More Animal Waste to Help Clear Rural Pollution

06/28/2017

China is tackling soil, water pollution in agriculture reforms.

ABC Settles $5.7 Billion 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit with BPI

06/28/2017

A settlement has been reached by ABC News and Beef Products Inc. (BPI) in the $5.7 billion lawsuit filed against ABC for a story that allegedly misled consumers and caused three beef processing plants to close in 2012.

Profit Tracker: Packer Margins Top $300

06/27/2017

Leverage shifting from feedyards to packers as summer begins.

Brazil Cattle Farmers Pay Price for JBS Graft as Giant Buying Less

06/27/2017

Post-scandal squeeze on finances sparks asset sales, cutbacks.

Do You Have GRIT? (No, not the kind under your fingernails…)

06/27/2017
Some people are just so successful! It seems like everything they do, every rebrand or new project automatically turns to gold! Just why is that? Why are some people able to turn around a seemingly disastrous situation or take on a new project with apparent ease and lead it into a success? Or, what about the person who seems to be handed a raw deal but comes out of it looking like an ace?

Yellowstone Wants Brucellosis Quarantine Facility for Bison

06/26/2017

Yellowstone National Park is taking steps toward turning part of its bison trap at the northern edge of the park into a certified brucellosis quarantine facility.

Harvesting and Handling High-quality Baleage

06/23/2017

Baleage can provide a high-quality fermented forage, but careful attention to management is needed to produce a consistent, uniform feed. 

Emergency Grazing Opened in Drought Impacted Northern Plains

06/23/2017

Emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands by  Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for producers in South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana impacted by drought.  

Don't Drink The COOL-Aid

06/23/2017

Mandatory Country Of Origin Labeling (COOL) is back in the news. Dropped after WTO rulings and predictions of financial losses, the controversial labeling issue has resurfaced in a lawsuit against the USDA. 

Trump Pledges Rural Broadband Support in Infrastructure Package

06/22/2017

President praises farmers, vows to ‘rebuild rural America’

USDA Halts Beef Imports from Brazil

06/22/2017

Imports of fresh Brazilian beef have been suspended by USDA over safety concerns.

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