With COVID-19 disrupting millions of lives and the ability to process protein, thousands of pork producers were forced to pivot to an unprecedented new reality in 2020. But as producers worked their way through all of the volatility, one thing became clear: international exports became even more important to producer profitability.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2017 - Say hello to the new members of the House Agriculture Committee. At a business meeting last week, Chairman Mike Conaway welcomed the rookies, six Republicans and six Democrats.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2017 - News that the Trump administration was considering a 20 percent tariff on Mexican imports to pay for a border wall sent shockwaves through the international trade sector, including much of the farming industry that relies heavily on exports.