Futures Markets Improve Despite Higher Hog Numbers

Farmscape for March 12, 2019 Full Interview 12:52 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says futures markets have shown improvement...

Low sow mortality: What’s the secret?

Training People Saves Lives This past March at AASV, Ron Ketchem from Swine Management Services (SMS) took his audience into a deep dive of his farm benchmarking database (900...

Hogs reversed to upside, more bounce likely

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

Tyson Foods Tops FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for Food Production

For the third straight year, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) ranks No. 1 on Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in the Food...

High Praise for PenCheck® World-Renowned Expert Touts New African Swine Fever Test on China...

One of the world’s leading veterinarians and emerging zoonotic disease experts calls PenCheck® a potential game changer in the fight against African swine fever. During...

Smithfield Foods Engages Grain Farmers In Reduced Fertilizer Loss, Improved Soil Practices

Source: Smithfield Foods news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has successfully engaged 80 percent of its grain supply chain, which...

Chile: A Promising Market for U.S. Pork

Monthly Market Highlight In the past decade, Chile has become a growing destination for not only pork but many U.S. goods. The United States-Chile Free...

USDA Strengthens Partnerships and Protections to Keep African Swine Fever Out of the Country

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced additional steps to keep African swine fever (ASF) from entering the United States, even as...

African swine fever is ravaging rural Chinese communities that have for decades depended on...

The village of Zhang’ao in eastern China was lively with the sound of 1,300 pigs last summer, but this year its pigpens are silent...

Country of origin bills having mixed success

Montana lawmakers voted last week to table one bill and advance another dealing with country of origin labeling for agricultural products. House Bill 594, which...
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