Wednesday, July 20, 2022
US pork exports increase to Mexico and the Dominican Republic
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said US pork exports to the Dominican Republic is expanding dramatically, with May exports more than doubling from a year ago and year-to-date shipments running 40% faster than last year's record pace, ...
Monday, July 18, 2022
US pork exports in May reached highest monthly volume since November
The United States' pork exports in May were 224,677 tonnes, down 21% from a year ago but the highest monthly volume since November, according to the US Meat Export Federation.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
USDA projections expect lower US pork production this year
Most recent projections by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have expected US pork production in 2022 to be down by about 1.6% from a year earlier, with 2023 production up about a half of a percent.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Nebraska, US pork association appoints new services director
The Nebraska Pork Producers Association in the United States has appointed Steve Hoefer as allied and producers services director.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
US pork exports reach biggest record since November at 222,581 tonnes
The United States' pork exports in March 2022 were 222,581 tonnes, the largest since November but nearly 25% below the record volume achieved a year ago.
Monday, April 18, 2022
US pork exports fell in February, says USMEF
US pork exports trended lower year-over-year in February, as larger shipments to Mexico and Japan did not offset the continued decline in demand from China/Hong Kong, the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said.
Monday, April 18, 2022
USDA lowers forecast for 2022 US pork production
The United States Department of Agriculture has lowered its forecast for US pork production to 12.3 million tonnes in 2022, 2% lower than 2021, as lower hog inventories and farrowing intentions lead to tighter pig supplies for the remainder ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Group opposes setup of South Dakota, US pork processing plant over pollution concerns
A proposed pork processing plant, that will be set up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the United States, has received opposition from a group over future concerns of pollution, odour and proximity to residential areas.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
US Supreme Court to review California, US pork standards
The US Supreme Court will decide whether pork production standards in California state, US unconstitutionally restricts commerce between states, Capital Press reported.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Three US pork plants approved for faster processing speeds
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved faster processing line speeds for three pork plants in the country as part of trial programme, restarting a policy proposed during the Trump administration, Reuters reported.
Monday, February 21, 2022
Innovation expected to drive production growth of US pork industry
The United States Department of Agriculture has published its Agricultural Projections for the period up to 2031.
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
US pork allowed some access to Nigeria
The United States now can export sausage and similar products to Nigeria, which announced it is partially opening its market to US pork.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
US pork exports expected to beat 2020 numbers
The US Department of Commerce said US pork exports in 2021 are expected to surpass 2020's record of US$7.7 billion, DRGNews reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Swine farmers in northeast India oppose US pork imports
Swine farmers and traders based in northeast India have opposed allowing US pork imports into the country, The Shillong Times reported.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Taiwanese referendum rejects banning of imported US pork treated with ractopamine
Taiwan recently held a referendum this month on several issues, including the possible ban on imports of US pork from pigs treated with ractopamine.

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