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USDA releases supply and demand estimates

Report presents initial assessment of US and world crop and livestock supply and demand prospects and US prices for 2018-19.
USDA reports initial assessment of U.S. and world crop and livestock supply and demand predictions for 2018-19.
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2018 World Pork Expo: bigger, better than ever

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Expo will feature an expanded trade show with more exhibitors
The 2018 World Pork Expo will mark its 30th anniversary by presenting the world’s largest pork-specific trade show with more exhibit space and featuring more U.S. and international companies than ever before.
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NPPC Pre-World Pork Expo tours showcase pork production

Visitors may select a one- or two-day tour for a firsthand look at Midwest pork production and agri-businesses.
The 2018 World Pork Expo, June 6-8, will showcase a wealth of activities, but now there are two more to add to the list. The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has organized one- and two-day pre-Expo tours to provide intimate views of Midwest pork production and a range of agriculture.
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World Pork Expo marks 30th anniversary

This year’s event set to take up 40,000 square feet more than ever
The 2018 World Pork Expo will mark its 30th anniversary by presenting the world’s largest pork-specific trade show with more exhibit space and featuring more U.S. and international companies than ever before.
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25th IPVS Congress to debut in China’s Chongqing

The 25th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress will be held in Chongqing, China, June 11-14, 2018. The 2018 International Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Symposium (IPRRS2018) will be held simultaneously, making it a unique edition for the IPVS Congress.
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Will Qdoba be freed from ‘animal welfare’ commitments?

Supply chain pledges made by parent company will no longer apply to Mexican restaurant company under new ownership
You won’t find Qdoba’s name in a lot of WATTAgNet news items, but those that do include it pretty much have one thing in common: they are all related to commitments for its animal protein supply chain.
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