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Cattle crowd together in a holding pen before being loaded into trucks in Kansas. A deal to restart US beef exports to China could be in place by June. Photo: Kansas City Star/MCT

US-China deal on beef could be in place by June, says USDA

Talks on restarting US beef exports to China are moving fast and final details should be in place by early June, the US Department of Agriculture said on Friday, allowing American farmers to vie for business that has been lost to rival Brazil.