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Economist Predicts Profitability for Pork Producers


This year looks profitable for pork producers, but Steve Meyer says producers should be ready to pounce if they see a pricing opportunity. Leer más >>

México exportó más carne bovina que la Argentina en 2015


La Política Online lo adelantó a mediados de abril del año pasado. La tendencia para 2015 del Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU. (USDA) mostraba que México exportaría más carne vacuna que la Argentina. Y finalmente, tal proyección, terminó de confirmarse. Leer más >>

Record fed cattle weights should slow down in 2016


Feedyards found plenty of economic incentive to feed cattle to heavier weights last year, the results displayed in record carcass weights and dismal profits. Weights are likely to increase further in 2016, analysts say, though the pace of growth should slow. Leer más >>

Beef herd rebuilding continues


U.S. beef cow herd rebuilding continued throughout 2015, as shown by the USDA NASS release of the CATTLE report on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. The number of all cattle and calves in the U.S. on January 1, 2016 totaled 92.0 million head, a 3% increase over 2015. Note that NASS did revise downward the July 1 2014 cattle and calves inventory by 0.6% and the 2014 calf crop by 1.1%. Inventory of cattle and calves on January 1, 2015 was also revised downward by 0.7%. Leer más >>

USDA awards food safety grants, looks to double research funding


USDA announced it has awarded $30.1 million in competitive grants to fund 80 research projects to improve food safety, reduce antibiotic resistance in food, and increase the resilience of plants in the face of climate change. Leer más >>

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