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September 19, 2019
The Canadian cattle herd continues to steadily decline while modest expansion will occur in the Canadian swine herd.
August 29, 2019
FAS provides summaries of the latest USDA quarterly forecasts for U.S. trade in agricultural products and a link to the joint FAS/ERS publication Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
April 9, 2019
This biannual report, published in April and October, report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
March 22, 2019
Beef cow numbers and slaughter activity will see contraction continue in 2019 but with the pace mitigated by reduced cow slaughter, growth in the calf crop and increased import activity.
September 12, 2018
The Canadian cattle herd is forecast to remain flat through 2019, as increased imports of feeder cattle compensate for a decline in domestic inventories.
March 6, 2018
The Canadian cattle herd is forecast to contract further in 2018 as slaughter outpaces heifer retention and calf crop production.
November 15, 2017
U.S. farm and food exports climbed eight percent in FY 2017, reaching the third-highest level on record.
October 26, 2017
Infographic showing the growth of U.S. pork exports which topped $5.7 billion in 2016.
September 18, 2017
Canadian cattle numbers continued to decline in 2017 due to producer attrition and to higher slaughter.
May 16, 2017
Infographic showing highlights of U.S. agricultural exports to Canada. The U.S. exported $20.5 billion in agriculture to Canada in 2016.
March 21, 2017
Post continues to forecast marginal growth in the cattle sector for 2017.
November 29, 2016
Infographic highlighting the total exports, top destinations and top commodities for U.S. agricultural exports in 2016.
September 16, 2016
The cattle sector is expected to grow only marginally in 2017. Cattle exports and slaughter are forecast to increase; coupled with heavier carcasses beef production will be on the rise.
March 4, 2016
The first year of a long awaited cattle expansion cycle will be marked by a continued decline in live exports and a modest rise in domestic slaughter...
September 22, 2015
In 2016, the cattle sector is expected to show the first signs of a long awaited expansion phase, as Post anticipates increased inventories by the end of the year.
March 24, 2015
In 2014, Canada remained the top destination for U.S. exports of high-value agricultural products, with a total of $17.2 billion.
March 4, 2015
The outlook for the livestock sector remains unchanged: the cattle herd will continue to shrink in 2015, due to liquidation and poor heifer retention, while the hog sector remains stable...
October 10, 2014
The cattle herd will continue to shrink in 2015, as record high animal prices prompt many producers to liquidate, while beef heifer retention remains weak.