FMD Vaccine Bank, Catastrophic Business Continuity Insurance
Antibiotic Ban Via ADUFA?
U.S. Pork Exports 2011 Estimated Percent Exported: 23% (Muscle Meat Only) 27% (Plus Variety Meat) Export Value per Hog: about $55 About 25 percent higher than 2010
FTAs passed the House and Senate along with legislation renewing Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) & Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
Both Colombia & Panama have ratified the FTAs.
Korea passed KORUS last week.
Focus now shifts to implementation of FTAs
EU-Korea FTA entered into force on July 1, 2011
Canada-Colombia FTA entered into force on Aug. 15, 2011
Increase U.S. pork exports by more than $770 million annually
Add more than $11 to U.S. live hog prices
Generate more than 10,200 pork industry job s
Farmer And Rancher Mobilization Join the conversation about the food you produce
02/21/12 Alabama Farmers Federation Indiana Soybean Alliance North Dakota Soybean Council American Egg Board Iowa Soybean Association Ohio Farm Bureau American Farm Bureau Fed. Kansas Farm Bureau Federation Ohio Soybean Council AFB Women’s Leadership Committee Kansas Soybean Commission Pennsylvania Farm Bureau AFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology MI Farm Bureau Family of Companies Southern Peanut Farmers Federation American National Cattle Women MN Soybean Research&Promotion Council Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation American Sheep Industry Missouri Farmers Care Texas Farm Bureau American Soybean Assoc. National Association of Wheat Growers U.S. Soybean Federation American Sugar Alliance National Cattlemen’s Beef Association United Egg Producers Arkansas Farm Bureau Fed. National Corn Growers Association United Fresh Produce Association Assoc. of Agriculture Production Execs National Cotton Council United Sorghum Checkoff Program California Farm Bureau Fed. National Milk Producers Federation United Soybean Board Cattlemen’s Beef Board/Beef Checkoff National Pork Board USA Rice Federation Dairy Farmers of America National Pork Producers Council U.S. Grains Council Federation of State Beef Councils Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Georgia Farm Bureau Nebraska Soybean Board Virginia Farm Bureau Federation Illinois Farm Bureau New York Farm Bureau Federation Western Growers Illinois Soybean Association North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation West Virginia Farm Bureau Indiana Farm Bureau Federation