LATEST NEWS FROM Pork

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08:57AM Jun 30, 2020

USMEF Audio: U.S. Red Meat Production Rebound Great News for Customers

USMEF
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. meat production faced challenges in April and May as packing plants implemented worker safety measures for COVID-19, causing concern about available supplies. But production has rebounded in recent weeks.

12:24PM Jun 26, 2020

Economists Forecast Hog Prices Following USDA Quarterly Report

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Agricultural economists shared their forecast prices for the next several quarters following the June 25 announcement of the June 2020 Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report.

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11:15AM Jun 26, 2020

Pork Processing Picks Up

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Beef production is almost back to normal and now pork processing also appears to be on the rebound, reports AgDay TV’s Clinton Griffiths.

09:37AM Jun 16, 2020

China Must Meet Phase One Obligations, Ag Groups Urge President

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. net farm cash income in 2020 is projected to decline 9% from 2019. Nearly 200 agricultural groups sent a letter to President Trump urging continued implementation of the

14:04PM Jun 08, 2020

VIDEO: Pork Industry Remains Resilient Amid COVID-19 and Trade Woes

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer

Did you catch Clinton Griffiths’ AgDay analysis segments during #PORKWeek? If not, here’s what you missed when he visited with pork industry experts.  

13:35PM Jun 08, 2020

Three Poultry Execs Plead Not Guilty To Price-Fixing

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Three of the four poultry executives indicted by the DOJ have pleaded not guilty and were released on their own recognizance by a federal judge.

14:47PM Jun 02, 2020

VIDEO: Virtual Show Rings Are the Next Best Option

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

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