The fast food giant pulled a commercial that leading U.S. scientists and beef industry leaders say contained inaccurate and misleading information about cattle's contribution of greenhouse gases to the environment.
Two U.S. Senate Democrats are pressing meatpackers to disclose by month's end how much pork, beef and chicken they have shipped to China during the coronavirus outbreak while warning of possible meat shortages at home.
The United States will take action "early and often" to challenge violations of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement once it takes effect on July 1, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told lawmakers.
From a bottleneck in processing to now a massive backlog in pigs, as producers try to wade through the challenges of COVID-19, the industry knows changes could be on the horizon for the entire industry.
The summer show season is uncertain for many 4-H and FFA members who have been caring for their livestock and preparing the show ring for weeks. Some event organizers have found another way using the World Wide Web.
Ethanol plants and DDG facilities closing is a hit to the livestock industry. This is as some producers begin to switch feed rations based on price, availability and in an effort to keep weights from getting too high.
Brian Mehlhaf, who custom feeds hogs in Parkston, S. D., decided to head online to try to make a profit. He thought posting hogs for sale on Facebook would be a last resort. Now, the response is overwhelming.