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How does US ag industry feel about trade tension with China?

We asked industry experts to tell us what they think about the trade war
With talk of a trade war erupting between China and the United States, WATTAgNet asked several agribusiness industry experts to explain how they see the developments affecting their business. We asked them: How do you see the trade war with China affecting the U.S. animal feed industry?
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Senators: Marfrig’s planned National Beef buy needs review

Four ag committee members say recent acquisitions of U.S. agribusiness companies by foreign interests and Marfrig’s implication in Operation Weak flesh are causes for concern
Four members of the U.S. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry are pushing for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods’ planned purchase of the majority of the shares of National Beef Packing Co.
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Perdue branded chicken reaches 50th anniversary

Poultry plant in Salisbury, Maryland, also reaches 50-year milestone
Perdue Farms commemorated the 50th anniversary of Perdue branded chicken at the poultry processing plant in Salisbury, Maryland, that produced those very first chickens.
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Barentz International and Deltagen Group establish a joint venture

Barentz International, an international leader in the distribution of high-quality ingredients, announced April 12 the establishment of a Joint Venture with Deltagen Group, a specialized food ingredients distributor headquartered on Curaçao, with local presence in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Peru.
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