Livestock and Meats

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in meat and lifestock, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

October 21, 2016
Spanish swine farmers have weathered the last six months of low prices, and responded to market conditions with a larger pig herd and increased productivity...
October 20, 2016
Taste of America 2016, Kuze Tradeshow, Seafood Show, American Fruits and Sweets Fair, American & Hawaiian Fair in Osaka, USMEF Heartland Team, Okinawan Cow-Calf Research, Nippon Ham Fighters...
October 14, 2016
China lifted the longstanding bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)-based ban on U.S. beef imports on September 22, 2016, removing a major obstacle to resuming U.S. beef imports.
October 13, 2016
Argentine beef exports are projected to increase in 2017 to 240,000 tons carcass weight equivalent. This is a marginal increase and still very low compared to Argentina’s historic export performance.