02 Jun '17, 3am

The future of dairy looks “bleak,” but animal slaughter is at a record high : Ecorazzi https://t.co/3JYXMlx12J

Before we get too excited, the La Crosse Tribune also reported the following of disappointing news: “Total U.S. meat and poultry production is expected to reach a record high of 97 billion pounds in 2016, as production of beef, pork, broilers and turkeys all increase, according to projections made Feb. 25 at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum.” On the dairy front, it also appears that the poor prices are mainly due to exporting products to countries such as Russia and China, who are no longer the big buyers of American dairy then they once were. China’s buying has dropped their buying by half, while Russia isn’t importing any products at all, due to the current political climate between Russia and the United States.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2016/03/28/the-future-of-dairy-lo...

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