The way that antibiotics are purchased and used in beef production could face further changes than just the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).
This week in their weekly Crop Progress report, USDA reported just 49% of the corn crop has been planted.
President Trump is delaying any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto part imports for now.
Tyson Foods is suing the USDA. It claims it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa.
USDA’s Economic Research Service Outlook says 2020 production of most animal proteins are forecast to increase, with pork leading the way at a 3.5% increase.
USDA Crop Progress Report
Prevented planting decisions are always difficult, but market and policy dynamics make 2019 decisions even more difficult.