Steps Remain for U.S. Beef Exports to China

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

On this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), Thad Lively, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for trade access, provides his insight on the announcement that China has lifted its BSE-related ban on imports of U.S. beef. In the report, Lively notes that lifting the ban is contingent on a list of requirements China …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Export, Export, USMEF

Ag Women Star in RFD-TV FarmHer Series

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

RFD-TV’s FarmHer series started airing this month on the rural television network, spotlighting women in agriculture around the country. RFD-TV and FarmHer formed a partnership earlier this year to bring a positive image of farm woman to television and the first program in the series aired on September 9. This week’s episode, which premieres at 8:30 central time tomorrow (September …

Ag Group, Audio, Media

Meet @USFRA Supporter Janna Stubbs

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Janna Stubbs from Alpine, Texas is a cow-calf operator who serves on the Cattlemens’ Beef Board executive committee and is all about telling agriculture’s story to the general public. “I married into this 14 years ago and I really enjoy being a part of agriculture and the cattle industry,” Janna said during an interview for our I AM USFRA series …

Audio, Cattle, CBB, USFRA

Go Beyond a Rebuild with CNH Reman

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

In agriculture, the CNH Industrial brands are household names, but few probably understand the impact CNH Reman has on dealers globally and the equipment in your fields. They opened their doors to ag media this week to share their passion for going ‘Beyond a Rebuild.’ CNH Reman services and provides parts exclusively for Case IH, Case Construction, New Holland Agriculture …

Agribusiness, Audio, Case IH, CNH, Equipment, New Holland

USMEF Hosts Producers From Ecuador

Lizzy Schultz

On this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), USMEF Technical Services Manager Cheyenne McEndaffer reflects on last week’s visit from a team of food and livestock industry leaders from Ecuador. The team visited the USMEF Denver headquarters to learn more about the U.S. meat industry and USMEF’s role in expanding global exports of U.S. beef, pork …

Ag Group, Audio, Beef, Export, Export, International, Meat, Trade, USMEF

These Global Buyers Share Why #USSoy

Jamie Johansen

The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Midwest Specialty Grains Conference welcomed hundreds of decision-making global U.S. soy customers to this year’s event to further the relationship building process and put a face to the American soybean producer. International leaders were able to meet one-on-one with key U.S. trading partners and visit soybean farms throughout the midwest. I met many …

Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, Nutrition, soybeans, USSEC

IAWA Moves Forward with Conservation Strategy

Joanna Schroeder

Water quality continues to be on the forefront for the state of Iowa and the initiative tasked with overcoming challenges and pioneering solutions in relation to agriculture – the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) – has now unveiled a conservation strategy. The announcement was made during the 2016 Farm Progress Show by Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey. As part of …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Water

Aquaculture on the Rise = More #USSoy

Jamie Johansen

Did you know that aquaculture is the fastest growing animal production system in the world today? Or that aquaculture is the fastest growing utilization area for soy protein ingredients? Aquaculture and U.S. soybean production easily fit hand-in-hand. While I was at the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange I quickly realized the relationship aquaculture and the soybean community have formed and …

Ag Group, Aquaculture, Audio, Feed, Fish, Food, soybeans, sustainability, USSEC

New Holland SP Forage Harvester Performs for Producers

Joanna Schroeder

New Holland has continued the launch of its Self Propelled Forage Harvester line that started last year – a great piece of equipment for dairy producers and other producers. According to Doug Otto, with New Holland, the five model line-up ranges from 480 horsepower all the way up to 825 horsepower. Otto and I spoke during this year’s Farm Progress …

Agribusiness, Audio, dairy farming, Farm Progress Show, Forage, New Holland

Market to the Modern Global Foodie

Jamie Johansen

Sopexa is the only international marketing agency that focuses entirely on the food and beverage community making their relationship with agriculture essential. Pauline Oudin, managing director, conducted the first ever study on the global foodie. She shared her findings during the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and highlighted key elements to engaging the modern foodie around the world. The multi-country …

Agribusiness, Audio, consumer, Food, Marketing, soybeans, USSEC