Rich and Nancy Degner Honored for Contributions to the Swine Industry

  An Ankeny couple with strong career ties to the Iowa pork and beef industries picked up the Iowa State University Alumni Association’s highest award...

Dr. Derek Petry Joins Genesus

Genesus is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Derek Petry as Chief Development Officer. Dr. Petry joins Genesus from Choice Genetics USA, where...

Iowa State University Ranked Among Top Universities in World in Agriculture and Forestry

Iowa State University has been ranked fifth in the world among universities in the area of agriculture and forestry by a British organization’s annual...

Animal Science Grad Student Finishes Second in Iowa State’s TMT on the Health Benefits...

  Iowa State meat science grad student Taylor Wolfer recently placed second in a new contest, "Three-minute Thesis." More than 100 ISU students applied, with...

Calling All Bacon Lovers! Smithfield® Launches Bacon for Life Sweepstakes

Smithfield® is giving bacon lovers the ultimate bacon prize with its first-ever Bacon for Life sweepstakes, kicking off just in time for International Bacon...

Animal Scientists At Iowa State University Presented National Awards

Source: Iowa State University news release Iowa State University animal scientists have been honored with national awards from the American Society of Animal Science. Johnson portraitAnna...

Smithfield Foods Closing Last Smokehouse for Smithfield Ham

Smithfield Foods is closing the last smokehouse that creates the genuine Smithfield ham — the signature product of a Virginia town of 8,300 people. The...

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...

Worker at Pork Plant Gets Six Weekends in Prison

A Remsen, Iowa man will spend six weekends in prison for violating the Clean Water Act. Michael J. Wolf pleaded guilty last year to...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Consumer perspectives on pork quality, December 16 2016

Consumer perspectives on pork quality Nick Boddicker, PhD     I was recently at the National Swine Improvement Federation (NSFI) conference in Raleigh, NC. This conference is held...