Trade relief for pork, cattle producers

Trade relief for pork, cattle producers

Anne Simpson

Brownfield Network

A spokesman with the U.S. Meat Export Federation says the USDA’s trade relief package is welcome news for pork and cattle producers as they continue to face below break-even prices. Greg Hanes is the vice president of the international marketing program. “We’re in and have been in an expansion phase so you’re looking at record proteins as far as beef, pork, poultry here in the United States,” he says. “So (this announcement) does come at time to make sure that producers can stay viable over this time period”

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