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  1. Top Ag News
    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
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    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
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    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
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    Progress on Phase One Trade Deal with China, Questions on Ag Purchases Remain

    Reuters writer Dominique Patton reported last week that, “China is still a long way from forking out $50 billion for farm goods from the United […]

    October 22, 2019
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    Soybean Supplier of Last Resort

    It seems like a long time ago when the U.S. first started its campaign of raising tariffs, and you would be forgiven […]

    October 21, 2019
  10. Top Ag News
    Chinese Consumers Paying 69% More for Pork Due to ASF

    The National Bureau of Statistics of China Wednesday reported that pork prices in the nation have increased 69.3 percent, compared to last […]

    October 18, 2019