Record-Breaking Performance for U.S. Beef and Pork Exports in March

U.S. red meat exports ended the first quarter on a high note. The U.S. Meat Export Federation reported March beef and pork exports each posted the highest monthly value on record. Pork exports and shipments of beef muscle cuts also set new volume records in March. March pork exports were record-large at 294,700 metric tons, […]

World Wheat Production, Demand Expected To Increase

The most recent U.S. Wheat Associates “Winter 2021 Wheat Supply and Demand Outlook” indicates the 2020-2021 marketing year set several records. For example, the USDA expects global wheat production to reach 773 million metric tons on increased annual production from some of the world’s top exporters. Steve Mercer, Vice President of Communications for the U.S. […]

USDA: Seven Trade Mission Trips Scheduled For 2020

The USDA announced Thursday it will sponsor seven agribusiness trade missions in 2020.  The goal will be to diversify and grow export opportunities around the world for American farmers and ranchers.   “I cannot overstate the immense value trade missions provide to the U.S. agriculture industry and our customers,” says USDA Undersecretary for Trade and […]

Philippines Expected To Remain Storm Market For U.S. Red Meat

With so much trade uncertainty, the Philippines is a welcomed market, especially for American Red Meat.  Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation senior vice president recently return from the Philippines where he participated in the World Food Expo, or WOFEX.   “These annual food exhibition give us and our members a great opportunity to connect […]