“Working very hard”: the Agricultural Counselor of the United States Embassy spoke about the possibility of expanding the beef export quota

Published May 27, 2024

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Rachel Rickfort, Agricultural Counselor at the US Embassy, has expressed her admiration for the quality of Argentine Angus cattle at the Fall Angus Expo, noting their health and similarities to US breeds. She also shared updates on efforts to facilitate direct imports of live animals from Argentina to the US, highlighting opportunities in genetics and the potential for increasing meat export quotas. Rickfort emphasized the positive reputation of Argentine meat in North America and expressed her love for Argentina and its people during her three years of living in the country.
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Rachel Rickfort, Agricultural Counselor at the United States Embassy, visited the Fall Angus Expo and highlighted the quality of the Angus she saw on the track: “The Angus from Argentina seem spectacular to me, very healthy, of international level. “They have a lot of genetics from the United States, so they are very similar, and they are incredible worldwide.” Regarding the mandatory quarantine that live animals that wish to enter North American territory must undergo, Rickfort pointed out that work is being done to obtain a direct import: “SENASA and the USDA health team are working side by side, there is permanent exchange of reports, of news. We see it every week in my office and in that of the Argentine Counselor in Washington. “We are all working hard on that.” “In genetics there are many opportunities. There are many veterinarians and many professionals ready to work in this field,” he added, “If there is a market, and there are those who want to diversify the genetics of ...
Source: Agromeat
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