U.S. Show Jumping Captures Silver At #Rio2016

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The U.S. Show Jumping Team won the Silver medal in a down-to-the-wire competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The team, composed of Lucy Davis and Barron, Kent Farrington and Voyeur, Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’, and McLain Ward and Azur, beat out Germany, who captured the Bronze medal following a jump-off with Canada, for the honor. The French Show …

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USMEF Hosts Reception in South Africa

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This week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) comes to us from Johannesburg, South Africa, where USMEF is holding its first South Africa Seminar and Buyers Reception. At the reception, U.S. red meat exporters will have the opportunity to meet and network with importers from South Africa. “The regained access on beef and pork into South Africa …

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US-Mexico Dairy Alliance Forms

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Leaders of U.S. and Mexican dairy industry organizations have pledged to work together towards improving trade between the two countries, addressing mutual challenges, and increasing dairy consumption while promoting milk production on both sides of the border. A memorandum, signed by the dairy leaders after a two day summit this week, created a US-Mexico Dairy Alliance. The Alliance will meet …

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USMEF Reports on 2016 Export Results

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This week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) provides a summary of U.S. pork and beef export results for the first six months of 2016. The report highlights the success for U.S. pork and beef exports during June, and how that month’s success helped drive the export growth for the first sixth months of 2016. Though demand …

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Phillip Dutton Wins Bronze at Rio

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USA Eventing Team member Phillip Dutton, along with his mount Mighty Nice, capped off three days of brilliant riding in Rio by scoring the Individual Bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Dutton’s bronze-winning rides totaled up a final score of 51.80, behind gold medalist Michael Jung, of Germany, and silver medalist Nicolas Astier, of France. The Rio games …

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Wisconsin Dairy Industry Pushes Immigration Reform

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Earlier this week, a coalition of Wisconsin business and community leaders came together in Madison for the launch of the “Reason for Reform” campaign, highlighting the need for immigration reform and presenting data about the significant contributions immigrants make to the state’s economy. The event was hosted by the Partnership for a New American Economy (NAE) and the Latino Chamber …

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USMEF Focused on New Beef Liver Markets

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This week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) discusses the importance of diversifying international destinations for beef livers and variety meat, and why it has become a priority for the U.S. beef industry. Creating markets for these products can add significant value to U.S. cattle and bolster returns for producers, and Dan Halstrom, USMEF senior vice president …

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Producers Reflect on USMEF Latin American Showcase

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In this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), four U.S. livestock and crop producers offer their observations after attending the sixth annual USMEF Latin American Product Showcase in Panama City, Panama. About 120 buyers from 14 countries participated in the showcase, a premier event for U.S. companies that export beef, pork and lamb to Central and …

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USMEF Holds Sixth Latin American Showcase

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This year marked the sixth annual U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Latin American Product Showcase. This year’s event was held in Panama City, Panama, and has become key for connecting exporters of U.S. beef, pork and lamb with buyers from Central and South America and the Caribbean. 120 buyers were in attendance this year representing 14 countries, and 42 USMEF …

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USMEF Talks Exports at Cattle Industry Summer Conference

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In this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), Dan Halstrom, USMEF senior vice president for marketing gives a preview from the items he plans to discuss at this week’s Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver. Beef industry leaders from across the nation will gather for the conference, including the Export Growth Committee, a beef checkoff program …

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