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USDA Issues: “Farm Income And Wealth Statistics” Report.

hese are the latest U.S. farm sector income and wealth statistics data. The data include historical U.S. and State-level farm income and wealth estimates, as well as U.S.-level forecasts for the current calendar year. These data are released three times a year: in February, August, and November. The U.S.-level calendar-year forecast is first provided in

Yeske: Provide better pig care — one animal at a time

As seen in PigHealthtoday.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download Taking time to walk the pens, make eye contact with each pig and pull the sick ones for individual care seems to conflict with the basic tenets and efficiencies of population medicine. “It is a big task, but we feel it’s a very important

Canadian Meat Council Applauds Progress in Pacific Rim Trade Discussions

Farmscape for November 13, 2017 Full Interview 5:30 Listen The Canadian Meat Council is applauding progress in efforts to reach a new 11 nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Representatives of 11 of the 12 original Trans-Pacific Partnership member nations have been working to salvage an agreement since the United States withdrew in January. Negotiators

Resurrected TPP Offers Important Opportunity for Canadian Pork

Farmscape for November 10, 2017 Full Interview 4:56 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork is calling on Manitoba’s political leaders to demonstrate their support for a resurrected Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. On behalf of the province’s pork industry the Chair of Manitoba Pork has sent letters to Premier Brian Pallister and Manitoba’s 14 Members

USMEF Elects New Officer Team

On Nov. 7, 2014, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) concluded its annual Strategic Planning Conference in Arlington, Virginia, with election of new officers. Leann Saunders of Castle Rock, Colorado, is USMEF chair, succeeding Mark Jagels of Davenport, Nebraska. Saunders is co-founder and president of Where Food Comes From, an agricultural and food verification and

U.S. Pork Industry Announcement Accelerates Need for New Canadian Programming

Farmscape for November 2, 2017 Full Interview 8:04 Listen The Vice President Technical Programs and Marketing Services with Canada Pork International says a recent U.S. pork industry announcement that it is moving forward with the development of a new quality based grading system for pork accelerates the need for the development of such as system

America’s Pig Farmers Demonstrate Principles of One Health Day

Pork Checkoff continues investment in antibiotic research he National Pork Board, representing America’s 60,000 pig farmers, is pleased to celebrate global One Health Day on Nov. 3 by reaffirming its ongoing commitment to the core value of doing what’s right for the overall health of people, pigs and the planet. (Click here for related infographic.)

Eli Lilly exploring spinoff of Elanco

Source: Market Watch Eli Lilly & Co. said Tuesday it could spin off or sell its animal health business, a segment that contributed 15% of the pharmaceutical company’s revenue last year but has been pressured in recent years by competition. Lilly’s Elanco Animal Health Business sells treatments and vaccines for pets and livestock. The unit

Pork Producers Advised to Consider Increasing Percentage of Production Forward Contracted

Farmscape for October 25, 2017 Full Interview 7:35 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services is advising pork producers to consider increasing the percentage of production they have forward contracted. Despite the fact that the United States is approaching record high hog production levels, U.S. cash hog markets have been showing signs

NPPC Capital Update for the week ending October 20th 2017

For the Week Ending October 20, 2017 ‘GIPSA’ RULES RESCINDED IN BIG WIN FOR U.S. PORK INDSUTRY In a major win for the U.S. pork industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday announced it will rescind the “Farmer Fair Practices Rules” written in by the agency’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) during

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