Earlier this week, we wrote about seven specific skills that would lead to financial success for swine veterinarians. Here are seven income drivers and how they relate to performance of swine veterinarians.
The numbers came in as economists expected in the September Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report. According to USDA’s inventory of all hogs and pigs on Sept. 1, 2018, total inventory was 75.5 million, up 3% from a year ago.
Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
U.S. tariffs on auto imports likely would prompt retaliation from American agriculture’s biggest trading partners, leading to financial harm to farmers, warned NPPC in comments to the Senate Committee on Finance.
Pork producers received fantastic news that the United States and Japan will begin trade talks soon. Japan is the U.S. pork industry’s No. 1 value market, importing in 2017 more than $1.6 billion of U.S. pork.
NPPC is joining a global initiative to prevent unsafe residues of veterinary drugs in food, develop surveillance to help mitigate risks associated with antibiotic use and minimize spread of antimicrobial resistance.