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Record pace for beef exports

Record pace for beef exports

The chair-elect of the US Meat Export Federation says 2018 has been a fantastic year for exports.

Cevin Jones, an Idaho cattle feeder says there’s a positive story on the beef side.  “We’re going to top $8 billion in exports,” he says.  “That’s going to be a record setting year with double-digit growth and equates back to about $320 per animal for the producers.   Japan will make up about $2 billion worth of exports for us.”

But, he tells Brownfield, it’s a slightly different story for the pork sector. 

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