Going Green

Monday, September 24, 2007

Beef Production Report: Argentina and Uruguay

This new report by the Economic Research Service of the USDA provides an interesting look at the countries which supply between 13 and 20% of U.S. beef imports.

Beef Production, Markets, and Trade in Argentina and Uruguay; An Overview

It is interesting to note that both countries now have mandatory individual animal identification programs in place to provide traceback capabilities. Although free of BSE, both countries continue to be plagued by foot-and-mouth disease.

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