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SLIDES OF JANUARY-APRIL 2024 EXPORT HIGHLIGHTS April exports of U.S. pork reached the highest volume and value since May 2021, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). It was also a robust...
Farmscape for June 11, 2024 Full Interview 8:14 Listen The General Manager of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says efforts to locate and eradicate wild boar have been effective in keeping the problem from spreading to new areas of...
Jennifer Moffitt, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, delivered remarks to SIP investors. She encouraged strengthening of agricultural markets and building of a safer food supply for the U.S.   The 36th annual World Pork...
What happened: In written testimony submitted for the record, NPPC urged the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to renew U.S. trade preference programs, which the pork industry had long used as a mechanism to provide leverage during market access requests....
This week, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, visited Des Moines, Iowa, and Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota, to meet with key agri-food stakeholders and U.S. officials. The goal of the visit was to strengthen Canada’s relationships in...
The National Pork Board (NPB) has elected new officers and appointed new board members for the 2024-2025 term. The producer-led Board of Directors, consisting of 15 members, has commenced their term this week. Additionally, the USDA has sworn in...
Smithfield Foods, a leading American food company in packaged meats and fresh pork products, has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a premier dry sausage production facility in Nashville, Tennessee, from Cargill. This acquisition aligns with Smithfield’s strategy...
After nearly nine years, Jais Valeur has decided to step down as Group CEO of Danish Crown. He will remain in his position until a suitable replacement is found, as agreed with the Board of Directors. The decision comes...
Authorities in Germany have confirmed a new case of African swine fever (ASF) in farm pigs in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The case was detected on a pig breeding farm in Greifswald, according to the state's agriculture ministry. Since...
A Minnesota federal judge has upheld a previous ruling, denying the motion by Sysco Corporation and Carina Ventures to substitute Carina as the plaintiff in a pork industry antitrust lawsuit. Pork producers had objected to the switch, expressing concerns...
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