This week we talk about the cattle industry summer meeting, markets, 2020 ½ ton truck technology, the wheat harvest and more.
USDA will spend balance of $3 billion in authorized funds from CARES Act on food box purchases.
Ag funding included in four minibus package, while Senate still hasn’t started work on appropriations bills.
Company plans to implement Water Stewardship program at 81 priority facilities.
Funds can be used for increasing smaller companies’ processing capacity and promoting worker safety.
House also included bill in its National Defense Authorization Act earlier in the week.
Pork industry and market highlights for the week and things to think about for the week ahead.
Cattle producers asked to submit public comments in support of beef’s role in a healthy diet.
Company has agreed to rent a 2,500-square-meter hog breeding farm with four hog breeding houses in Guangxi for five years.
No smoking gun in USDA’s cattle report, but Congress can still make meaningful policy change in upcoming LMR reauthorization.