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Podcast: The Dawn of Acuity Genetics | Dr. Clint Schwab

Summary Clint Schwab serves as President of Acuity, with overall fiscal and operational accountability for the business. Clint received his bachelor’s degree in animal science...

RaboBank Pork Quarterly Q3 2020: More Uncertainties Ahead

Covid-19 brings many uncertainties to the global pork market. With various disruptions to the supply chain, Rabobank has revised down pork production for 2020...

Cactus Feeders’ Expansion Creates Opportunity for Contract Growers

Pork producers in Iowa and Nebraska can join Cactus Feeders in their mission to feed a hungry world. Cactus Family Farms, the pork production division...

New Economic Study: African Swine Fever Outbreak in the US Could Cost $50 Billion

Economists study two scenarios indicating the economic impact of ASF in the U.S. A new study(1) conducted by agricultural economists at Iowa State University...

Register for the 2020 World Pork Expo

Join more than 20,000 industry professionals and supporters at a pork-focused trade show hosted June 3-5 in Des Moines. Registration is now open for the...

2020 World Pork Expo to Be Held in Des Moines

Save the dates June 3-5 for a trade show focused on the growing pork industry that's not to be missed. The 2020 World Pork Expo is back...

NPPC Response to January 5, 2020, 60 Minutes Story

In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The...

From Retail to Finishing Supervisor, Ashley Allen Found A Passion For Pigs

With a growing family and need for a career with more flexibility, Ashley Allen realized her job in retail was not a good long-term...

Iowa Swine Day 2019 Draws Record Crowd

The 8th annual Iowa Swine Day took place at Iowa State University on June 27 with a record 570 people attending. The event attracted...

CoBank: African Swine Fever Abroad Creates Waves For U.S. Agriculture

African Swine Fever has caused the loss of hundreds of millions of pigs across China and Southeast Asia, creating a massive shortfall in animal...
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