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The Tonnage is Moving to China

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Touch the Soil News #719 (feature photo – U.S. Dept. of Interior) By tonnage, we mean pork. The U.S. citizenry prides itself in living in a nation of vast agricultural resources. That pride, however, is not tempered by the reality that America is part of a global market. That means Americans must compete with the world for food produced in America – ditto for Canadians and ditto for the Europeans. Pork exports into China in the first quarter are at all-time highs as follows: Canadian pork exports to China in the first quarter of 2017 – 93,000 metric tonnes U.S. pork exports to China in the first quarter of 2017…

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