Barn Media 3-7-12: USMEF Report: Sen Addresses National Pork Industry
March 6, 2012
At the 2012 National Pork Industry Forum, which wrapped up this weekend in Denver , international trade was one of the major topics of discussion. One of Friday’s featured speakers wasPhilip Seng, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Seng congratulated pork industry leaders for their resiliency and innovation in battling through difficult economic times in recent years, and helping pork exports soar to new heights in 2011. But he also urged them to remain aggressive in their international marketing efforts for U.S. pork, especially in key markets that are highly coveted by competitors…
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