July Beef Exports Set Record While Pork Value Remains Strong

U.S. beef exports set another value record in July. Data recently released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation shows export value climbed 45% year-over-year to just over $939 million, while volume was the third largest of the post-BSE era at 122,743 metric tons, up 14% year-over-year. July beef exports to the […]

Past Mad Cow Scare Keeping EU Cautious During U.S. Negotiations

A Reuters report says the Mad Cow Disease outbreak in the 1990’s will likely keep the European Union from easing its strict rules on food safety. That caution will likely continue even though President Trump is threatening to slap tariffs on car imports from the EU if the countries don’t start importing more U.S. farm […]

Idaho Cattle Feeder Elected USMEF Chair

On Friday, the U.S. Meat Export Federation selected a new chairman, Cevin Jones, a cattle feeder from Eden, ID, located 16 miles east of Twin Falls.  Jones said well before his involvement in USMEF, he saw the value in the organization for cattle producers.  He added that was very true when he became President of […]