Ag News: African Swine Fever in China
Just how bad is African swine fever in China? Despite fewer reported outbreaks, experts say the ASF death toll in China is higher.
Loyola Presents Final Four Ring to Sister Jean
The sweet good luck charm for Loyola-Chicago, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt has something now to show for that incredible run in March Madness. A Final Four ring.
Ag News: Product Of USA Label
National Farmers Union is stating that letting meat from foreign countries can still carry a "Product of U.S.A." label, is misleading to consumers.
Ag News: USDA Milk Purchase
USDA Ag Marketing Service purchased$50 million of pasteurized fluid milk. The milk will be distributed through food assistance programs and food banks.
Ag News: Swine Fever in China
Here is a first, African Swine Fever in China was found and located in the northeast part of the country about 130 miles north of the Korean border.
Ag News: Beef Trade Losses
The U.S. Meat Export Federation is assessing the potential losses in U.S. beef. European Union, Japan and members of TTP are finding other places to buy Beef.
Ag News: USMEF Latina American Showcase
U.S. Meat Export held its Latin American Product Showcase that drew a record numbre of red meat buyers from the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
Memorial Day Parade is May 26 — Sign Up Now to Take Part
Yakima’s Memorial Day parade is Saturday (May 26), starting at 10 a.m. Show your support for our fallen men and women of the military and to those you have loved and lost.
Ag News: Bourdain Thumbs-down to Alt-Meat
Alt-meat product Impossible Burger, Anthony Bourdain is not a big fan. But understands ‘if it’s a means providing must-needed protein to people who need it.
NFL Rejects Veterans Group’s Ad for Super Bowl Program
The NFL has denied advertising space in the Super Bowl program for a veterans group that declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem.
Post-Holiday Exports Down and Budget Deal Optimism
Holiday blues, Export sales were delayed and a number of cancellations. Congressional leaders trying to reach a budget deal before the deadline next Friday.
Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Hopefuls
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, Louisville's Lamar Jackson and Stanford's Bryce Love are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy being presented Saturday in New York.