From Retail to Finishing Supervisor, Ashley Allen Found A Passion For Pigs

With a growing family and need for a career with more flexibility, Ashley Allen realized her job in retail was not a good long-term...

Pennsylvania Farmer Named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Chris Hoffman received annual recognition from Pork Checkoff Chris Hoffman, a pig farmer from McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, is America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM for 2019-2020...

USDA: Nation’s Hog Inventory Up 3%

Source: USDA news release As of September 1, there were 77.7 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from September 2018, and...

Meet the Final Four: Pig farmers share commitment to We Care and speaking up...

By Darcy Maulsby and Jan Jorgensen The National Pork Board recently announced the four America’s Pig Farmer of the Year℠ finalists. They all excel in...

Improved Exports Critical to Maintaining Profitable Fourth Quarter Hog Prices

Farmscape for September 25, 2019 Full Interview 7:34 Listen HAMS Marketing Services says improved export sales will be needed in all markets to realize better...

USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection For The First Time In Over 50 Years

Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the...

How Plasma is Made

Second in a Series ---------------------------------------------- How Plasma is Made Plasma is the clear liquid portion of blood that remains after red blood cells, white blood cells and...

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila

Source: Reuters Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country’s agriculture chief said on Monday,...

Canarm LTD. Announced Acquisition Of Faromor LTD.

Canarm Ltd. today acquired Faromor Ltd., a leading manufacturer of natural ventilation systems based in Shakespeare, Ontario. The two companies have shared a close...

Rising African Swine Fever Losses to Lift All Protein Boats

Production losses from African swine fever (ASF) have eclipsed initial estimates. The Chinese pork production shortfall, along with shortfalls in Southeast Asia, will create...
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