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Red meat production declines in November

The USDA says red meat production for November dropped slightly compared to year-ago levels.  Total beef production dropped 6 percent to 2.28 billion pounds, an increase in slaughter more than canceled out heavier dressed weights. Pork production was up 2 percent to 2.39 billion pounds,... Read More.

Total Number of U.S. Farms Declines by Nearly 10,000

UNDATED (HPM) - The USDA’s latest report on farms estimates that the U.S. lost nearly 10,000 farms in 2022. The number of acres of farmland also decreased, while the average size of a farm has gone up slightly, especially for farms making a million... Read More.