Ag Policy

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Exports: Beef Hits Homerun

Aug 10, 2018 by Sara Brown
Red meat exports in the first half of 2018 were a cause of celebration for U.S. livestock producers—and kept prices afloat during expansion.
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Tariffs Challenge U.S. Pork in Mainstay Markets

Aug 08, 2018 by USMEF
Pork exports to the China/Hong Kong region were already projected to be lower in 2018 due to China's rising hog production, but the additional 25% tariff imposed on April 2 has intensified this trend.
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PETA’s Billboards Strike Again

Jul 30, 2018 by Sara Brown
In memorial of the animals lost in a semi-truck turnover, PETA plans to place a billboard as close as possible to the accident site to encourage the public to eat vegan.
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Farmers Sticking with Trump

Jul 17, 2018 by Bloomberg
Trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are eroding the value of American ag production, but many farmers are sticking by the man they helped vote into office. They’d just like him to win the trade war quickly,