Exports have been a challenge for many commodities, but international beef demand continues to grow. Hensler, North Dakota farmer and rancher Clark Price co-chairs the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Export Growth Committee says the world wants U.S. beef. “It is sought after in every part of the world; we have very good business with South Korea and even with the tariffs, Japan is a very good market for us.” Price says there is a difference between U.S. beef and what is available from the competitors worldwide. “The number-one thing that sets U.S. beef from Australian and New Zealand beef is we’re corn-fed. Some other countries are trying to mimic what we do, but we have the advantage with corn-fed beef.” Coverage of the Cattle Industry Convention in New Orleans is sponsored in part by the North Dakota Beef Commission.
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