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Farmweld celebrates State-of-the-Art Office Groundbreaking

Farmweld held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the state-of-the-art offices it’s building to continue to attract “the best and the brightest” employees to Farmweld....

CoBank: African Swine Fever Abroad Creates Waves For U.S. Agriculture

African Swine Fever has caused the loss of hundreds of millions of pigs across China and Southeast Asia, creating a massive shortfall in animal...

Defenbaugh Family to Host First Pig Barn Open House of 2019

Kevin and Tabitha Defenbaugh recently built a new 2,496 head pig barn outside of Blackstone. Friends, family, and the local community were invited to...

African Swine Fever: Struggle In China Continues As Virus Found In Feed Ingredients; Slaughter...

As of early 2019, China has reported more than 100 cases of African swine fever (ASF) in 19 provinces and four municipalities, including Beijing,...

Genesus Global Market Report – USA

  Genesus Global Market Report - USA  Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Inc   I have always contended that there are opportunities if you look hard enough. An example of what...

Coleman Family Builds Pig Barn to Bring Livestock Back to the Farm

Charlie Coleman, and family, recently built a new 2,480 head pig barn outside of Donnellson. Friends, family and the local community were invited to...

Vietnam: An Emerging Market for U.S. Pork

Source: Pork Checkoff Vietnam is an important emerging market for United States agricultural exports. In 2017, the U.S. exported over $11 million of fresh/chilled/frozen bone-in...