Recent contents by USDA
Sep 30, 2020 by USDA
The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service continues to recognize the unprecedented challenge that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to trade. Here's the latest interim guidance for U.S. CBP ag specialists.
Apr 12, 2016 by USDA
The 2016 forecast of total red meat and poultry production is raised from last month as higher expected cattle slaughter and heavier carcass weights more than offset a lower pork production forecast.
Mar 09, 2016 by USDA
The 2016 forecast of total red meat and poultry production is raised from last month, while the milk production forecast for 2016 is lowered from last month as a smaller decline in the cowherd is more than offset by slower growth in milk per cow.
Jan 12, 2016 by USDA
The 2016 meat forecast is raised as higher pork, broiler, and turkey production more than offsets lower forecast beef production. Forecast 2016 milk production is reduced from last month.
Dec 09, 2015 by USDA
Beef production is lowered for 2015 due to a slower pace of fed cattle marketings and consequently, lower steer and heifer slaughter. Also, milk production forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are reduced from last month as growth in milk per cow in 2015 and 2016 is slowed.
Nov 10, 2015 by USDA
The total meat production forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are little changed from last month due to largely offsetting changes in red meat and poultry. The milk production forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are reduced from last month.
Oct 09, 2015 by USDA
The forecasts for total meat production in 2015 and 2016 are increased from last month. Milk production forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are unchanged from last month.