Workers arrested at Christensen Farms; criminal charges possible against company

Source: The Free Press federal indictment alleges a criminal conspiracy in which a Nebraska man supplied illegal immigrants to work for ag-related facilities in Nebraska...

Do More Ag Foundation Reports Strong Interest in Mental Health First Aid Training

Farmscape for August 13, 2018 Full Interview 11:02 Listen The Do More Agriculture Foundation reports a pilot project designed to expand access to mental...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center- August 10th 2018

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Congratulations and welcome Two animal science faculty members, Ken Stalder and Anna Johnson, received national awards during the ASAS meeting in July....

Hogs have broken over down channel, buy breaks

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

Iowa Pork Producers Assn’s Attorney: No. Carolina Rulings Won’t Impact Midwest

BrownfieldAgNews reports: Recent ag nuisance rulings against hog operations in North Carolina have resulted in large financial awards to the plaintiffs. But the legal counsel for...

Big Minnesota pork producer ‘surprised’ by immigration raids

Source: Star Tribune Christensen Farms said third-party vendor hired illegal workers. A day after nearly 50 federal agents raided this quiet farming town's big hog plant,...

Canadian Farmers Advised to Watch Interest Rates and Value of Canada’s Dollar

Farmscape for August 10, 2018 Full Interview 10:25 Listen Farm Credit Canada is advising Canadian farmers to be aware of the value of the Canadian...

Nutriad’s Weather-Mycotoxin Report

Reports around the country are indicating an average of 70% of corn between good and excellent conditions. A very dry month of July in parts...

Industry Placement Program Starts in APRIL

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) is considering eight applications from Australia and New Zealand, by producers, technology supply companies and veterinary groups, in...