The National Pork Producers Council urges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, to schedule confirmation votes on four long-languishing Trump administration nominees.
The National Pork Producers Council submitted comments recently as part of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (USITC) investigation of U.S. trade with sub-Saharan Africa, according to a report from NPPC.
Looking at hog sales in August 2018 using August 2018 futures the weaner breakeven was $69.34, down $7.02 for the week. Feed costs were up just $0.26 per head but futures decreased $3.28 compared to the previous week.
Serious challenges remain to be solved at talks to modernize the NAFTA trade accord, in particular over hardline U.S. demands for major reforms, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday.
The National Pork Producers Council and other groups late yesterday filed a request in federal court for a nationwide preliminary injunction against enforcement of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.
Carried out by the Swine Health Information Center's Rapid Response Corps, a team of trained industry experts will analyze the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions in affected herds.