Illinois Farmer Patrick Bane Named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Patrick Bane, a pig farmer from Arrowsmith, Illinois, has been named the 2018 America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM by achieving the highest combined...

Pork Checkoff’s Pork 2040 Plan

The Pork Checkoff takes a long-term view of international marketing. National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris outlines the Pork Checkoff’s...

Genesus Global Markret Report, USA Market Report, Sept 2018

USA Market Report, Sept 2018 Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics African Swine Fever….I am a little surprised this is not bigger news all over the hog...

Elanco Has Best First Day Return Since Twitter’s Debut In 2013

By Renaissance Capital Elanco Animal Health ( ELAN ) raised $1.5 billion and popped 50% on Thursday. The Eli Lilly spin-off had a better first-day...

More African Swine Fever Cases Reported In China

Reuters reports: China reported two new outbreaks of African swine fever in the Inner Mongolia region and Henan provinces as the highly contagious disease, which...

U.S. Pork and Beef Export Volumes Strong in July; Pork Value Squeezed by Higher...

July exports of U.S. pork and beef were higher than a year ago, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S....

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...

Open House Showcases New State-of-the-Art Horace Feed Mill

The opening of a new feed mill is a rare occurrence. It’s even a rarer event for the public to be invited to tour...

Tyson Foods Looking Beyond Meat For Protein Sources

Bloomberg Business Week reports: "Now that is a beautiful belly," Tom Hayes says, running his hand along the plastic-wrapped contours of a slab of pork...