In an exclusive with Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer and Farm Journal's John Herath, Democratic House Ag Committee Chairman Colin Peterson said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to get the USMCA vote on the fast track.
The National Pork Producers Council launched a dynamic new campaign on Thursday, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.
The National Pork Producers Council today unveiled a commemorative painting in honor of Kay Christian, a highly respected pork producer who contributed to the industry in countless ways before her passing last November.
The economic benefits of a trade agreement with Japan are substantial and the signing marks a culmination of years of NPPC’s efforts to obtain expanded market access for pork in Japan, says NPPC's Nick Giordano.
The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, along with Public Citizen and local unions in Minnesota, Iowa and Kansas, have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop USDA’s new swine slaughter modernization rule.
Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes estimates exports to Japan could grow from $1.6 billion in 2018 to more than $2.2 billion over the next 15 years under market access terms included in the agreement.
The Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new proposal adjusts the rules around the amount of time truckers can drive their loads and the rest requirements between drives.
The National Pork Producers Council says an article in The New York Times on Sunday misrepresented the U.S. pork industry, painting an essentially pre-determined narrative without regard for the truth.