Ag News: Beef Trade to Slow
U.S. beef trade has been doing spectacularly for the first half of 2018, but indications are trade will slow on the world stage going forward.
Ag News: Beef Trade Losses
The U.S. Meat Export Federation is assessing the potential losses in U.S. beef. European Union, Japan and members of TTP are finding other places to buy Beef.
H-2C Program Clears Judiciary; Off-label Dicamba in Arkansas
The use of generic or off-label dicamba products may have been widespread in Arkansas this year. Agricultural Guestworker Act would replace the existing H-2A program with an H-2C system that allow imported workers to work year-round, but at potentially lower wage rates than now required.
Pork Industry Fights Back Against HSUS; BASF Interested in DuPont
Pork producers want USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to exhaust all legal options against a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United States. Delegates from both the National Pork Board and the National Pork Industry Council voted to pressure Vilsack to seek all legal options against the lawsuit..…