In Wake Of AFS, China May Lift Bans On U.S. Pork And Poultry

Reuters reports: China would likely lift a ban on U.S. poultry as part of a trade deal and may buy more pork to meet a...

Smithfield Foods’ Sioux City and Denison, Iowa Facilities Participate In North America’s Largest Environmental...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce its Sioux City and Denison, Iowa facilities’ participation in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon’s 2019 Iowa...

IL Livestock Leadership Institute Opportunity for Youth in Agriculture

Two livestock associations in Illinois are partnering to cultivate youth who may be interested in the respective industries. Together, the Illinois Pork Producers Association...

National workshop explores challenges and opportunities for enhancing the climate resilience of agriculture

MSU leads a climate listening session for agricultural technical advisors who are helping farmers adapt to changes in the climate during the National Adaption...

National Pork Board, RIPE.IO To Test Blockchain Technology

FoodLogistics.com reports: The National Pork Board and Ripe Technology have entered an agreement to pilot blockchain technology use in the pork industry. Through the partnership, pork...

Swine Nutritionists Strive to Lower Feed Costs, Improve Productivity, Reduce Environmental Impact

Farmscape for April 12, 2019 Full Interview 7:45 Listen By characterizing the nutritive value of feed ingredients, swine nutritionists hope to lower feed costs...

Nebraska Pork Producers Announces Participants in 2019 Pork Mentorship Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participants of the 2019 Pork Mentorship Program. This year, five college-age students will participate in...

Hog bulls should wait to buy below in the gap

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Illinois Pig Farmers Promote Pork in Washington, D.C.

Ten representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) traveled to Washington, D.C. for two days as part of the National Pork Producers Council...

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...