OMAHA (DTN) -- Livestock exports will likely improve in 2016, but foreign trade and domestic beef demand will be vital issues in 2016, according to experts.
DTN Livestock Analyst John Harrington said he believes 2016 exports will improve over their performance seen in 2015, especially beef. He said he looks for U.S. beef, pork and poultry exports to be up 9%, 5% and 9%, respectively.
The strengthening U.S. dollar could also affect exports in 2016, Harrington said.
"If the dollar continues to gain on foreign currency as it did through 2015, export demand could turn out to be softer than ...