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Farm Progress America, December 15, 2022Farm Progress America, December 15, 2022

Max Armstrong looks at the role of exports in the U.S. beef and swine industry.

December 15, 2022

Max Armstrong shares some insight about the value of export markets to the U.S. animal industry. For beef, the export number is about $425 per head of the fed cattle harvested. While down 3% from a year ago but Max reports that in the first 10 months the value was up 17%. For hogs, October pork export value was $64 per head, up about 14% from a year ago. Max shares more insights from the U.S. Meat Export Federation.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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