Tyson Foods To Reopen Columbus Junction Pork Plant On Tuesday

Tyson Foods Inc. said its beef and pork subsidiary, Tyson Fresh Meats, will resume limited operations at its pork plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa,...

IPPA Cites Need of Packer Operations for Food Supply Chain

"This country's food supply chain is complex. It is vital to maintain this supply chain, especially those portions that operate in Iowa in order...

Hog farmers say coronavirus brings uncertainty in distribution, but production is not slowing down

Source: ABC The Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Columbus Junction has been closed for the last 10 days, and farmers say that closure could...

Cactus Feeders’ Expansion Creates Opportunity for Contract Growers

Pork producers in Iowa and Nebraska can join Cactus Feeders in their mission to feed a hungry world. Cactus Family Farms, the pork production division...

Cargill-led fund to pay U.S. farmers for carbon capture, exchange credits

Global commodities trader Cargill Inc starting this spring will pay American farmers for capturing carbon in their field soils and cutting fertilizer runoff,...

Iowa Pork Builds Industry Leadership

The Iowa Pork Leadership Academy (IPLA) welcomes 13 members to its 2020 class. IPLA develops leadership skills in Iowa's pork producers and is organized...

New Swine Specialist Ready to Work with Iowa Producers

On Matt Romoser’s first day as southeast Iowa swine specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, he stayed home. Ordinarily, a new employee’s first...

Tyson Foods suspends Iowa pork plant after virus outbreak

Tyson Foods said Monday that it has suspended operations at a major pork processing plant in southeastern Iowa where more than two dozen workers...

New Economic Study: African Swine Fever Outbreak in the US Could Cost $50 Billion

Economists study two scenarios indicating the economic impact of ASF in the U.S. A new study(1) conducted by agricultural economists at Iowa State University...

Congratulations to Lance Lawrence for celebrating 25 years with Iowa Select Farms!

Congratulations to Lance Lawrence for celebrating 25 years with Iowa Select Farms! We’re pretty sure Lance was a summer intern before interning was cool. Back...
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