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July 14, 2016 Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, Know Your Future

Know Your Food, Know Your Farmer, Know Your Future will be held at University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL. on July...

Enzymatic digestion turns food waste into feed for growing pigs

Abstract Fruit, vegetable, meat, and dairy food waste were collected from supermarkets and enzymatically digested to generate food waste products, containing 90% smaller particles of...

Smithfield and Jewel-Osco Donate More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Two Local Food...

Smithfield's Helping Hungry Homes tour made the 25thstop on its 2016 nationwide hunger-relief tour this morning to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein...

Legislative Reception New to the IL Pork Expo in 2016

  One big reason for IL Pork Expo’s location change to Springfield after over 30 years in Peoria, is to be closer to the heart...

USDA is Requesting Proposals for Research on Banked Swine Sera from Previous NAHMS Studies

The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) conducts national studies to be representative of the U.S. pork industry, generally focusing on operations with 100...

Registration is now OPEN for the 2017 Illinois Pork Expo

  Largest pork specific trade show in Illinois set for January 31-February 1 The 2017 Illinois Pork Expo is back at the Prairie Capital Convention Center...

FFA Week: Illinois Farm Bureau Shows Its Support

It's National FFA Week (February 15-22) and Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) is proud to support every young man and woman who wears the blue...

IPPA Attends Fall Legislative Conference in Washington D.C.

Representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) visited with members of the Illinois delegation this week while in Washington D.C. as part of...

Galle Named Illinois Pork Producer Distinguished Service Award Winner

Dr. Jeff Galle, of Pittsfield, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA). Galle is a...

NPPC Testifies In Support Of USMCA

Exports of U.S. pork and other American agricultural goods to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow under the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the National...