Industry News | 2-4-2019
Big Business Plans All-Out Blitz on Washington to End Trade War
Corporate America is taking the gloves off in its campaign to end President Trump's trade war.Corporate America is taking the gloves off in its campaign to end President Trump's trade war. A coalition of more than 200 trade associations spanning agriculture, manufacturing, retail, technology, oil and even liquor will begin a new two-pronged attack next week to try to end the policies they see as damaging.
10 Reasons Beef Producers Can Feel Good
There's plenty for beef producers to worry about in 2019. But there's also good news to warm your outlook this winter. That's what Randy Blach, the CEO of the cattle outlook organization, CattleFax, told those attending the Cattle Industry Convention last week.
The Corn Industry Did Not Like Bud Light's Corn Syrup Super Bowl Ad
Bud Light attacked rival brands in its Super Bowl ads, but it was the corn industry that felt stung. The spots trolled rival brands that use corn syrup. One showed a medieval caravan schlepping a huge barrel of corn syrup to castles owned by Miller and Coors. The National Corn Growers Association rebuked the brand for boasting that Bud Light does not use the ingredient, tweeting that America's corn farmers were "disappointed" in Bud Light, and thanked Miller Lite and Coors Light for "supporting our industry."
Highlights from American Sheep Industry Association's Annual Convention
The American Sheep Industry Association's 2019 Annual Convention marched into New Orleans Jan. 23-26 and marched out with new officers and a revamped executive board to lead the industry through the challenges of the new year.
Farmers Focus on Locking in Profits with Stored Crops
It's no secret prices aren't where farmers want them to be. However, with the 2018 harvest in the rearview mirror, attention has turned to making sure they can lock in a profit.