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Washington County Sets April 3 PQA Plus Producer Session

News from Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University   Southeast Iowa producers who need PQAPlus certification soon should consider a session set for April 3 at the Washington County Extension office. Iowa State swine program specialist Tom Miller will lead the session beginning at 1:30 p.m. You can pay the $25 fee onsite,

Swine Medicine Talks: 101 Common and Not-So-Common Swine Lesions

AASV and the Swine Medicine Education Center (SMEC) are excited to extend the invitation to view the Swine Medicine Talks: An AASV and SMECast Series for Veterinary Students Lecture 3 to all AASV members! The Swine Medicine Talks is a 3-part swine medicine seminar series, hosted by the AASV student chapter and Swine Medicine Education

USDA Issues: “Feed Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The March 2017 Feed Outlook report contains projections for the 2016/17 U.S. and global feed markets based on the most current World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.

Four colleges and universities represented at IPPA Student Taste of Elegance

The Iowa Pork Producers Association held its annual Student Taste of Elegance competition on March 6 at the Des Moines Area Community College’s Iowa Culinary Institute in Ankeny.   Eleven teams of students from Iowa Western Community College, Iowa State University, Scott Community College and the Iowa Culinary Institute each prepared an original pork tenderloin

Pork Industry Honors Rich Degner with Distinguished Service Award

Degner also received inaugural Paulson-Whitmore State Executive Award The National Pork Board today honored Rich Degner as the recipient of its Distinguished Service Award during the National Pork Industry Forum in Atlanta. Degner is the former chief executive officer of the Iowa Pork Producers Association. At the pork industry’s annual business meeting, the award is

2016 U.S. Pork Exports Show Impressive Progress

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  At year-end 2016, U.S. pork exports showed impressive progress following a challenging 2015. In 2016, 5.1 billion pounds of pork and pork variety meats valued at $5.94 billion dollars were exported, up 8 percent and 7 percent respectively from 2015, according to the USDA. “We saw a strong 2016 for U.S. pork exports, but

German Environment Minister Bans Meat at Official Functions

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Germany’s environment minister announced that her ministry would no longer be serving fish or meat at official functions to set a good example for climate protection according to a report in The Telegraph. “We want to set a good example for climate protection, because vegetarian food is more climate-friendly than meat and fish,” the ministry

NPPC Applauds White House Appointment; Champion of Agriculture to Advise President Trump

Filling a position left vacant for most of the Obama administration, the National Pork Producers Council applauds today’s White House appointment of Ray Starling to the position of Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Trade and Food Aid. Starling currently serves as chief of staff for Senator Thom Tillis, R-N.C. The following statement can

Seaboard to Add Second Shift to its New Pork Processing Plant in Iowa

    Sioux City Journal reports: The developers of a pork plant under construction in Sioux City are moving forward with plans for a second shift that will eventually increase the total number of jobs to around 2,000, nearly double the original estimate. The expansion will raise the cost of the Seaboard Triumph Foods project by

Farm Bureau, 500 Other Groups Call for Support of Farm Bill Funding

    Reduced spending under the 2014 farm bill contributed greatly to the nation’s deficit reduction effort. However, additional cuts to the 2018 farm bill would present perils on many fronts, a diverse coalition today told congressional appropriations and budget leaders. In a letter, 502 different groups, representing a wide range of constituents – from

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