Monday, March 8, 2010

Trade Ban Lifted

It’s good to hear some positive news for our U.S. pork producers. As you know, the past year has been very rough for them. Prices were already declining when they were sent into a tailspin following the H1N1 influenza pandemic, as the world incorrectly tied the outbreak to swine.

Fortunately, good news comes to the pork industry as the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Trade Representative have announced an agreement to reopen the Russian market to U.S. pork. This new opportunity provides a timely boost to this important sector of the agriculture industry during tough economic times.

For more information on this news, visit this site.

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