The U.S. Meat Export Federation ended its strategic planning conference by electing new officers. Cevin Jones, a cattle feeder from Eden, Idaho, will succeed Conley Nelson, an Iowa pork producer, as USMEF chair.
As cannabis in the form of industrial hemp receives crop status in the 2018 farm bill and a growing number of states have legalized medical marijuana and industrial hemp production, who will meet the need?
The bulk of Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle contracts closed lower on Friday, pressured by the morning’s bearish U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) monthly Cattle-On-Feed report, said traders.
No one says managing weaned pig startups is easy. A newly weaned pig has its share of challenges: maternal separation, transportation, commingling, transitioning diet, vaccination and environmental changes.