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August 19, 2016

U.S. Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, points out that global trade is moving with or without the U.S.

There are opportunities for U.S. pork in a global market. Will the TPP be one of those opportunities? Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, points out that global trade is moving with or without the U.S.

Ambassador Vetter shares metrics from the American Farm Bureau that says $5.8 Billion in cash receipts will be lost by just the livestock industry if Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not passed and implemented.

January 9, 2015

How importance are the international beef markets? Are there any growth opportunities? Dr. Schultz highlights various metrics and how they can be the information to help drive international beef growth.

Dr. Lee Schultz, Iowa State University, talks about the importance of the international beef markets and the growth opportunities that can happen. There are elements of trust that needs to be nurtured over time to help grow the beef markets. Dr. Schultz highlights various metrics of Iowa beef and how they can be the information to help drive international beef growth.

Beef Demand: Clarifying Concepts, Summarizing Status, and Discussing Future Opportunities - Dr. Lee Schultz, Iowa State University, from the 2014 Iowa Cattle Industry Convention, December 8 - 10, 2014, Des Moines IA, USA

September 26, 2012

What happens when the price of an ingredient for pizza is 50% cheaper just a few miles away? What happens when that few miles requires crossing international borders and covert action to get those ingredients to the pizza making shop?

Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. smuggled spirits across the Canadian–American border into the USA and pharmaceuticals from Canada looked to be a real business for awhile. Now the track is reversed with US made mozzarella being smuggled into Canada.

February 2, 2012

Can the world use less natural resources to grow more food for 9 billion people by 2050?

José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), delivers the keynote at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture Berlin 2012, held 19 - 21 January 2012, Berlin, Germany.

His key points of challenge for FAO over the next several years? Women are key in food security; use and conserve natural resources better; and create sustainable food production using less external resources to grow more.