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National Pork Board Releases Results Of Its Latest Study On Consumers’ Preferences

Source: National Pork Board news release Today, the National Pork Board released its latest findings from the comprehensive Insight to Action research, this time examining...

Genesus Global Market Report-GLOBAL MARKET REPORT USA – May 2019

  In the last 3 weeks, we have lost $12 of the futures prices of pork. Like it or not,  hogs are on the front lines of...

FDA Ramping Up To Regulate GE Animals, Livestock Groups Oppose It

The FDA has hired more employees to oversee scientific reviews of biotech animals - suggesting it has no plans to cede regulatory ground to...

University of Illinois To Build State Of The Art Feed Technology Center

The University of Illinois will break ground this summer on a state of the art feed technology center. "It really is an opportunity for us...

Teamwork, Technology Boost Environmental Sustainability

Source: RealPigFarming.com The right combination of people and technology help pig farm not just sustain but improve environment, agriculture. There’s simply not a cookie-cutter approach to...

5 Ways Illinois Pig Farmers Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

In honor of Earth Day, we take a moment to reflect on the contributions that pig farmers are providing the earth, each and every...

Study Shows Pig Farmers Make Massive Environmental Sustainability Strides

Source: National Pork Board news release For almost five decades, the world has celebrated April as Earth Month. In just a little longer than that...

Meet A Young Pig FarmHer: Bridget Halat

Source: RealPigFarming Bridget Halat has almost aged-out of the National Junior Swine Association (NJSA) but this Genoa, Illinois native is still involved in pig farming....

National Pork Board, RIPE.IO To Test Blockchain Technology

FoodLogistics.com reports: The National Pork Board and Ripe Technology have entered an agreement to pilot blockchain technology use in the pork industry. Through the partnership, pork...

Illinois Pig Farmers Promote Pork in Washington, D.C.

Ten representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) traveled to Washington, D.C. for two days as part of the National Pork Producers Council...