USDA seeks feedback on current swine and pork marketing methods

August meeting to cover the Livestock Mandatory Reporting program, challenges with reporting market information.

June 21, 2024

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service will conduct a stakeholder meeting to seek feedback on current swine and pork marketing methods and the USDA AMS Livestock Mandatory Reporting program. AMS is interested in receiving views on current swine and pork marketing methods, challenges with reporting market information, general presentation of AMS market news information, and other enhancements the agency can make to meet industry needs.

The meeting will be held Aug. 21-22 at the:

Hampton Inn & Suites Des Moines Downtown

120 SW Water Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50309

The first session will be held on Aug. 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. Attendees may participate in person or virtually in this session. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the AMS website. Virtual participants should register in advance here. After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions.

The second session will be held on Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT as an in-person event only.

Seating capacity is limited to 50 attendees for both sessions.

For more information, please contact Michael Sheats, director of the Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division, at (202) 690-3145 or [email protected].

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