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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 3 items )  

NASS - West Virginia Field Office: 2019 Commercial Livestock Slaughter
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, April 25 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: Red meat production in commercial plants (commercial red meat production is the carcass weight after slaughter including beef, veal, pork, and lamb and mutton) totaled 8.2 million pounds during 2019. This was down 2 percent from 2018 production. The number of federally and non-federally inspected slaughter plants tot  more

NASS - West Virginia Field Office: March Red Meat Production
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, April 25 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - West Virginia Field Office issued the following news release: Commercial red meat production during March 2020 totaled 900,000 pounds. This was up 59 percent from March 2019. Commercial red meat production is the carcass weight after slaughter including beef, veal, pork, lamb and mutton. Individual commodity production is total live weight of commercial slaughter. Commercial c  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA Seeks Public Comment on More Revised Conservation Practice Standards
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia, April 21 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service West Virginia office issued the following news release: USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to 49 national conservation practice standards through a posting in the Federal Register. The proposed revisions posted this week with the public comment period closing April 23, 2020. The 49 updated national conservation prac  more