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CME lean hog futures snap back from session lows

Source: Reuters Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures finished higher on Thursday, after short-covering and bargain buying brought contracts from morning lows, traders said.   “Hogs (futures) were simply too cheap. The price had gotten to the point where (investors) had wrung out any sort of spring seasonal rally,” said independent CME livestock futures trader

Two Minnesotans Named Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

The National Pork Board announced that Kyle Coble from Minnesota, Logan Thornton from Idaho and Madison Schafer from Minnesota have been named the inaugural Pig Farmers of Tomorrow. They were recognized at the 2017 National Pork Industry Forum in Atlanta, Ga. “It is important for the Checkoff to recognize the future leaders of the pork

Plan to Attend the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7-9

The world’s largest pork-specific trade show. The 2017 World Pork Expo — the world’s largest pork-specific trade show — offers hundreds of exhibitors, free educational seminars, live hog shows and sales, networking opportunities and much more, making it a must-attend event for all pork professionals. Brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC),

Carson promoted; Woods, Shanks join Nedap U.S. swine team

– Nedap, a global leader in livestock management systems, announces the promotion of Brad Carson and the hiring of Chuck Woods and Tim Shanks to its U.S. swine technology team. Carson has been promoted to vice president of Nedap Livestock Management U.S. Woods joins the team as a sales manager for the southern Midwest, working

NPPC Applauds White House Appointment; Champion of Agriculture to Advise President Trump

Filling a position left vacant for most of the Obama administration, the National Pork Producers Council applauds today’s White House appointment of Ray Starling to the position of Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Trade and Food Aid. Starling currently serves as chief of staff for Senator Thom Tillis, R-N.C. The following statement can

Swine research at the University of Minnesota tackles animal welfare concerns

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Source: Star Tribune Scientists studying swine are trying to help pork producers respond to animal-welfare concerns Mama pigs at the University of Minnesota have a somewhat cushy life compared to those in most conventional hog farms. The pregnant sows live together in small groups with straw bedding, unlike the traditional swine housing of individual stalls

Registration Now Open for April 2017 Pork Management Conference

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Checkoff event provides platform for experts to discuss future of the U.S. pork industry The National Pork Board will host its annual Pork Management Conference, April 19-21, in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual conference, moved to April this year, will accommodate a diverse set of experts from across the U.S. The 2017 conference will address current

USMEF Highlights Importance of Meat Exports at Minnesota Ag Expo

This week crop and livestock producers from across Minnesota had a great opportunity to learn about how red meat exports impact their bottom line as USMEF participated in Minnesota Ag Expo, held Jan. 27-28 at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato. The event is hosted annually by the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and Minnesota Corn

Pork Producers Hope for Limited Change in Hog and Pork Movements under NAFTA Renegotiation

Farmscape for February 7, 2017 Full Interview 6:58 Listen The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board remains hopeful the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement will have a limited impact on the movement of live hogs and pork across the Canada U.S. border. U.S. President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States

Hormel stops taking pigs from farm shown in undercover video

Source: News 1130.com Hormel Foods Corp. said Tuesday it has stopped accepting hogs from a pork supplier in Oklahoma after an animal rights group released undercover video from a farm the supplier owns showing pigs in crowded pens and being hit with gas cans. The company says is investigating the facility owned by The Maschhoffs,

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