Local

United States Meat Exports Finishing The Year Mixed

United States Meat Exports Finishing The Year Mixed

U.S. meat exports are finishing the year with mixed performance.  U.S Meat Export Federation CEO Philip Seng says lamb sales are up 5-percent by volume and beef is putting in another record year, but pork exports are down.

Seng says a major factor still limiting beef sales globally is market access tied to BSE.

He says the top five countries that still have trade barriers to U.S. beef include Australia, China, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Russia.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in National, Sports

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

boston

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

yesterday in National

Death toll in Washington state mudslides rises to 37

mudslide

The death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills continues to rise.

yesterday in National

White supremacist charged with Passover Eve killings

cross

Prosecutors are considering possible federal hate crimes charges against the suspect.

yesterday in Local

Yankton Teacher Contracts Approved

YSD 31212

The Yankton School Board last night voted to approve teacher contracts for the coming school year.

yesterday in Local

Yankton Sales Tax Collections Up

MoneyDollarsCoins

Sales tax numbers for the City of Yankton appear to be moving in a positive direction.