Farm News

China Bans Canadian Beef/Pork Imports

China issued a sudden ban on Canadian beef and pork exports, which will create a huge loss for Canada’s livestock sector. A livestock industry group says China is one of its top five

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USDA Will Defend Trade Aid at WTO

The World Trade Organization has been receiving complaints about the aid money that U.S. farmers are getting from the government.  However, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says he’s not concerned that

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ASF Claims More Territory in Asia

A Pork Checkoff news release says in just 30 days, the African Swine Fever Virus is claiming more territory across all parts of Asia. Statistics from the Food and Agriculture Organization say that

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Animal Antibiotic Sales are Dropping

The incentives that companies use to help develop new antibiotics for food animals are coming under pressure. A USDA research economist says those incentives are being pressured by high development

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