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    Strong Consumer Demand Sparks Optimism for Beef Producers

    Beef producers have dealt with a bleak couple of years with ongoing drought and high feed costs causing mass liquidations across the […]

    August 22, 2023
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    Sharp Drop in Lean Hog Futures Lead to Speculation

    This week’s bearish news on the lean hog futures shocked many market participants, particularly after last month’s bullish inventory numbers. December lean […]

    October 7, 2022
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    Soybean-Based Asphalt One Step Closer to Production

    Soy-based asphalt could be coming to a road near you. In partnership with funding from the United Soybean Board, Iowa State University […]

    August 10, 2022
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    Cheese Inventories High Amidst Dip in Demand

    The second quarter of 2022 posted record cheese inventory levels despite tight supplies. Production followed suit, pushing new record highs at the […]

    August 3, 2022
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    Ground Beef Remains Consumer Favorite Despite High Prices

    Consumers’ pick of ground beef has not waned despite near-record-high price levels. As Memorial Day weekend ended, the hamburger-heavy holiday helped fuel […]

    June 2, 2022
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    Consumer Poll Shows Most Prefer Beef Burgers Over Alternatives

    A 2022 online poll of more than 24,000 adults found that 68% of adults across 31 countries feel concerned about climate change. […]

    May 5, 2022
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    U.S. Beef in High Demand, Consumers to See High Prices and Possibly Lower Availability

    U.S. beef exports remain in high demand, as 2022 marks the third consecutive year of decreased cow numbers and the fourth year […]

    January 5, 2022
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    Severe Chassis Shortage Responsible for Much of Supply Chain Bottleneck

    As supply chain issues continue, U.S. importers are growing increasingly frustrated at the bottlenecks holding up progress. A centerpiece of the bottleneck […]

    November 9, 2021
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    Consumers Are Paying Record-High Bacon Costs, but Pork Producers Aren’t Seeing the Profits

    With world food prices at a 10-year high, consumers in the U.S. are now paying on average about $7 per pound of […]

    November 8, 2021
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    Backlog Spikes Amid Continued Stress on U.S.-China Shipping Containers

    Months of U.S. supply chain issues and climbing shipping rates continue to plague already-struggling U.S. ports. Now, new data shows U.S.-China shipping […]

    October 13, 2021