The average price for choice beef increased four percent from January to February to a record 5.58 per pound, according to University of Missouri Agriculture Economist Scott Brown, and signs point to continued increases in beef prices.

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The United States and the Philippines this week concluded two days of talks under the Trade and Investment Framework, agreeing to a program of expanded engagement in coming months on bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues. 

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In February, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) re-issued its proposed amendments to the rules and procedures governing union elections, sometimes referred to as the “quickie election” or “ambush election” rules.

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Rick Thomason has been named president and general manager of Tyson de Mexico.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending March 22 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 153,374,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

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