A representative with the pork industry says economic conditions have impacted its growth, but that may change soon. Steve Martin with the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska says inflation continues to be an issue. “Probably about the last 8 to 9 ... Read More.
The National Pork Board is partnering with land grant universities to address consumer questions about pork production and products. NPB president Bob Ruth says the Real Pork Trust Consortium brings together diverse expertise from five universities to help build consumer trust. “This is going to... Read More.
The leader of a non-profit says consumer demand for pork could help push prices higher. Steve Martin with the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska says summertime grilling season will help eliminate some of the excess product. “I think that will drive... Read More.
Photo by U.S. Meat Export Federation Producers representing the National Pork Board saw the importance of U.S. pork exports firsthand recently in Cartagena, Colombia. Alayne Johnson, a NPB director from northeastern Indiana, attended the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Latin American Product Showcase, an event that... Read More.
The executive director of the South Dakota Pork Producers Council says the state’s pork producers are preparing for Proposition 12 to go into effect at the end of the year. Glenn Muller tells Brownfield producers are trying to decide if it’s worth it... Read More.
Some pork producers say there are still too many unanswered questions about the impact of California’s Proposition 12 law. Nebraska Pork Producers Association President Mark Wright says consumer demand is a major unknown. “Will that demand in California be reduced and will we have... Read More.
Some pork producers say there are several economic issues that are impacting the growth of the industry. President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association Mark Wright with Whitman Pig Company says profitability has been a significant factor, and California’s Proposition 12 law could be... Read More.
A Midwestern governor says it’s crucial that the US overcomes trade barriers in Southeast Asia to help increase pork exports. Nebraska’s Jim Pillen tells Brownfield more trade agreements and a reduction on pork tariffs with Vietnam could help. “Vietnam has a lot of free... Read More.
U.S. beef and pork products are prominent in retail facilities in Cartagena, Colombia. Don Mason, U.S. Meat Export Federation’s project specialist in Colombia, has been helping develop the market for U.S. red meat in the country. “The exciting thing about the last five years is... Read More.
Photo provided by U.S. Meat Export Federation Exporters of U.S. beef, pork, and lamb are meeting with buyers from Central America, South America, and the Caribbean this week. John Hinners, senior vice president of industry relations with the U.S. Meat Export Federation, says the... Read More.
An ag economist says May pork exports reached the highest monthly level since May 2021. Scott Brown with the University of Missouri says diversification of trading partners has played a crucial role in pork export growth. “You take out Mexico, China, Hong Kong, Tiwan and... Read More.