Canada supplied 12 per cent of China’s pork imports in 2018 and even more this year, which makes the government’s decision to stop all Canadian meat imports that much more surprising.

Comment: China’s meat import move risks stoking consumer anger

An extremely Chinese tight market for pork leaves little room to reject Canada’s exports

Reading Time: 3 minutes Glacier FarmMedia – China’s rejection of all Canadian meat is a stunning act considering forecasts that pork prices there will rise 70 per cent or more in the coming months, topping records hit in 2016, as its hog herd staggers under the onslaught of African swine fever. Pork is by far the most important meat […] Read more

The fight in Washington over the Renewable Fuel Standard will have major implications for the future state of the ethanol industry.

U.S. ethanol future tied to bumper crop of D.C. politics

Politics is playing a significant role in the future of ethanol, which now uses more than 30 per cent of the corn in the U.S.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Glacier FarmMedia staff – Ethanol producers in the United States achieved another record year in 2018, with production climbing 1.9 per cent to 16.1 billion U.S. gallons processed from about 5.6 billion bushels of corn, or about 38 per cent of the 2017-18 crop. But ethanol producers are not content. They are vexed by the […] Read more