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Learning Where “The Puck Will Be” with U.S. Exports on an International Mission: By...

“Skate to where the puck will be.” While that quote is often attributed to the great hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Wayne himself credits his...

Sharing Our Responsible Pork Production Story on the 2018 Heartland Tour, by Gregg Hora,...

by Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Each year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) leads a group...

Food, and Pork, at the Heart of U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Heartland Tour by...

I read an article recently about why Sichuan food—even the best of the best—doesn’t taste the same outside of the Chinese province. The article...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Projects Record Corn Yield, August 13th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is...

Could Potstickers Save the Day and Solve the 2040 Protein Shortage?By Craig Morris, Vice...

I recently attended the Future of Food Tech Summit in Brooklyn, New York. The meeting was geared towards new food companies, many of which...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 30th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Direct cash cattle trade $3 lower for the week, but...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 23rd 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: - This week in markets - Fed cattle are down on the week on light...

Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Prices Continue to Increase! June 25th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week some U.S. lean hog prices reached 86¢ getting even closer to the 90¢ lean which we...