Week in Review: Port Congestion as Bad as Ever, USDA to Invest in Drought Relief

Brian GermanIndustry

Port congestion continues to create challenges as nearly 70 container ships were waiting to offload their cargo either at anchor or drifting off the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles last week. The planned investment is intended to address challenges related to drought, market disruptions, animal health, and school food supply chains. A recent white paper points out where improvements can be made to California’s infrastructure to help support a more resilient meat supply chain. The beef and dairy sectors are making progress toward the goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050, and methane reduction will be the key to achieving the goal. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter to receive all of the latest agricultural headlines every week.