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USMEF Stresses Importance of Port of Oakland on Ag of America

Independent truckers protesting state labor rules brought operations at the Port of Oakland to a standstill for several days. Joe Schuele, USMEF vice president of communications, joined Agriculture of America host Mike Pearson to explain how critical the Port of Oakland is for U.S. red meat exports, especially chilled beef and pork destined for Asian markets.

Hear the segment online.

(NOTE: On July 25, port operations returned to normal as protesters remained in barricaded areas, allowing gate access and cargo movement to resume.)