There's a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. A University of Chicago study explains the blocking phenomenon that has baffled forecasters until now.
Despite a wild fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects a warmer-than-normal winter for the western two-thirds of the U.S. They don’t expect any areas with cooler-than-normal conditions.
Despite current trade headwinds, and as more poultry, beef and pork protein enters the marketplace, can demand keep up with supplies? An excellent April export report says U.S. pork is still in demand.