U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) members gathered in Kansas City for the USMEF Spring Conference and Board of Directors Meeting, with recent trade developments lending an optimistic tone to the event. In his address to the USMEF membership, President and CEO Dan Halstrom reported on Mexico’s removal of retaliatory duties on U.S. pork, Canada’s elimination of a 10% duty on prepared beef products and Japan’s lifting of longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports.
Dan Halstrom USMEF President & CEO talks on trade environment:
USMEF President & CEO talks trade & China:
Tim Scheer represents the 5th District for the Ne Corn Board-working with livestock is why you will find grain representatives at USMEF :
Under Secretary Ted McKinney talks trade at USMEF:
Nebraskan and past chair of the USMEF Mark Jagels
Nebraska pork producers & National Pork Board member Bill Luckey talks about the discussion of African Swine Fever during the USMEF Meeting:
NE Pork Producer & Pork Board Member Terry O’Neel on ASF