Sellers of high-end pork, beef, and chicken agree: there simply aren't enough facilities to humanely and safely kill their animals.
The latest 2018 federal budget circulating Washington calls for a $3.6 trillion slash in government spending over the next decade, including $38 billion less for farm supports that includes new limits on crop insurance premiums and caps for commodity payments.
As China's government sets up farms in developing countries, the nation's food companies are scouring the world for premium products.
Complex world of border trade: Cattle go north, meat south
By May 18, more than 600 donations had been made online or by mail totaling more than $350,000.
Hay season is right around the corner. In fact, some would argue it is already here according to Tim Schnakenberg, agronomy specialist, University of Missouri Extension.
Much like Beijing's Forbidden City is off limits without the emperor's permission, U.S. beef hasn't had permission to enter China in 14 years. But trade relations with China appear to be changing.
Producers should consider these common questions as the alfalfa cutting season starts.
Chinese imports of agricultural commodities largely rest on the notion of food security.
Drought now may mean more hurricanes and tropical storms later.
U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, but NAFTA has widened access to Mexican and Canadian markets, boosting U.S. farm exports and benefiting many farmers. Many farmers worry that Trump’s policies will jeopardize their exports just as they face weaker crop and livestock prices.
Top trade negotiator suggests NAFTA has key parts to salvage.
JBS’s founders are known for both big business and scandals.
U.S. goal is to retain three-way deal, trade chief says.
JBS owners Wesley and Joesley Batista said to have agreed to a plea bargain.
As the U.S. prepares to resume beef exports to China, there are several details remaining to be clarified.
In a statement issued this morning, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally notified Congress specifics on how the Trump Administration intends to renegotiate NAFTA.
Demand is leading the charge in livestock markets, says Naomi Blohm of Stewart-Peterson.
Brazil was plunged back into a political crisis reminiscent of last year’s impeachment saga following reports that President Michel Temer was embroiled in an alleged cover-up scheme involving the jailed former speaker of the lower house of Congress.
A new fence will reduce the number of elk, deer and antelope affected by the cow pasture barrier at the base of Sheep Mountain outside of Laramie, Wyo.
The public-private infrastructure program shortchanges the regions in greatest need, says a Joint Economic Committee minority report.
A second consecutive week of warmer-than-average weather has reduced soil moisture supplies and affected crop conditions in South Dakota.
Trump says his immigration crackdown won't hurt agriculture. We'll see.
Mass slaughter threatens communities that rely on the animal.
North Dakota cattle producers are cheering the latest industry development — the reopening of the Chinese market to U.S. beef.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has warned a Pittsburgh restaurant to not serve horse meat again.
Interest driven by export potential, Ontilcor director says.
The impact is unclear at this point, but the primary worry is about ag land being taken out of production.