Union representing Worthington meat plant workers suing to stop new USDA rule

Suit says removal of limit on line speeds could lead to more injuries, unsafe meat. A food-workers' union on Monday sued the U.S. Department of...

Meet a Real Pig FarmHer: Karli Schwerdtfeger

Karli Schwerdtfeger started showing pigs at the young age of two-years-old. She has traveled the country exhibiting her animals and continues to be involved...

Best Ever Period of North American Hog Sector Profitability Forecast Dependant on ASF Status

Farmscape for October 3, 2019 Full Interrview 9:22 Listen An economist with Kerns and Associates says, if the North American hog sector can remain free...

Immediate Aggressive National Effort Needed to Control Spread of Wild Pigs in Canada

Farmscape for October 4, 2019 Full Interview 18:33 Listen A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says controlling wild pigs in Canada will require nationally...

The Maschhoffs LLC hopes to buy out Smithfield Farms of Albin

Big changes are on the horizon for Smithfield in Albin. Bradley Wolter from The Maschhoffs LLC hosted a supper meet and greet on Monday...

Smithfield Foods Supports Local Workforce Development Initiatives with $250,000 Contribution to Sioux Falls, South...

The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced a $250,000 contribution to support Southeast Technical Institute (Southeast Tech) in Sioux Falls,...

October/November edition of Prairie Hog Country

I am excited to share the news that the October/November edition of Prairie Hog Country will be released this Friday, the online version is...

Plasma for Piglets

Fourth in a Series As any livestock producer knows, a stressed animal is an animal in need of extra support. Unfortunately, there’s no shortage of...

African Swine Fever: A Global Update

While African swine fever (ASF) continues to devastate pig herds and production in China, the focus is now shifting to other parts of Asia,...

Smithfield Employees Collect More Than 130,000 Pounds Of Food To Support Feeding America

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that its employees across the company's domestic operations collected more than 130,000 pounds of food in support...
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