It's time to nominate those Iowans in the pork industry who best represent the qualities for Master Pork Producer, Master Pork Partner and the Environmental Steward. The Master Pork awards are a joint effort of the Iowa Pork Producers...
Source: Quad City Times Wisconsin-based meat processing company Fair Oaks Foods plans to build a $134 million facility in Davenport to make bacon. The 150,000 square-foot facility will be in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center near I-80. City and economic development...
About the Guest Jason McAlister, president CloverLeaf Animal welfare Systems, started his career at the world-famous Gilbertville locker. He went on to work with IBP and Tyson until 2007, when he transitioned to Triumph Foods. He has since led their animal...
The family of Dr. Neil E. Harl has provided a gift commitment of $2 million to help establish the endowed Dr. Neil E. Harl Opportunity Scholarship, which will provide support for students who wish to attend the College of...
Public pressure stops Iowa Select in Tama county Last week, Iowa Select withdrew a construction permit application to build a 5,000-head hog factory in Tama County.
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Matie George is looking forward to working with producers and others in Iowa’s pork industry, and said her recent experience provided a solid background for her new role with Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University. As an...
Security experts are urging all farmers, including pork producers, to make cybersecurity a top priority for their businesses. This type of criminal activity continues to target America’s food industry. Security experts are urging all farmers, including pork producers, to make...
Farmscape for May 9, 2022 Full Interview 7:33 Listen The Swine Health Information Center initiated Domestic Swine Disease Reporting System has once again been expanded, this time to include reporting on porcine circovirus type 2. The Swine Health Information...
“We’ve worked hard to create a safety culture,” said Mikey Shields, Ringgold sow farm manager. “It makes my employees feel comfortable working here, which shows in our retention. We also trust and care about each other enough to speak...
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