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  1. Top Ag News
    Turkey Prices Up for the Holidays

    The price for wholesale, whole turkeys is higher this year as producers grapple with the ups and downs of marketing during the […]

    November 15, 2019
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    American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China

    United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift […]

    November 14, 2019
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    China “Scouring the World for Meat” as African Swine Fever Impacts Protein Markets

    Bloomberg News reported last week that, “Tang Jie, who works on a pig farm, says he used to get pork from the wet […]

    November 11, 2019
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    USMEF Sees Growing Meat Sales to China, Japan in 2020

    The pork shortage in China caused by African swine fever continues to overcome high import tariffs for U.S. pork heading to the […]

    November 7, 2019
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    Scientists Say 25% of All Pigs Could Die of Swine Fever

    Around a quarter of the world’s pigs are expected to die from African swine fever as authorities grapple with a complex disease […]

    November 1, 2019
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    U.S. Pork Belly Supplies Higher than in Decades

    The future of U.S. pork belly supplies isn’t so clear despite reports of an impending bacon shortage in 2020, according to a Texas […]

    October 31, 2019
  7. Top Ag News
    Cattle Feeders Place More Heifers on Feed

    USDA’s October Cattle on Feed report, released on Friday, October 25th, indicated that the nation’s on feed inventory of 11.3 million head was about […]

    October 29, 2019
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    USDA Hits the Pause Button on RFID Traceability for Cattle

    USDA has “paused” its efforts to move toward RFID technology as the acceptable form of animal identification for its Animal Disease Traceability […]

    October 29, 2019
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    Swine Fever Risk Has Doubled, Senate Votes to Add Inspectors

    New research concludes the risk of African swine fever entering the U.S. hog herd has nearly doubled in the last year. Dr. […]

    October 28, 2019
  10. Top Ag News
    Dairy Recovery Set to Continue Into Next Year

    After several years of painfully low dairy prices and high feed costs, it’s clear that we are in the middle of a […]

    October 25, 2019