ASF situation in Asia & Pacific update

Source: FAO Overview Hazard: African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease affecting pigs and wild boar with up to 100% case fatality rate. ASF reported administrative...

Iowa pork, agriculture leaders plan events to thank cities, towns with major meatpacking plants

Source: Des Moines Register Iowa pork and agriculture leaders plan to thank cities and towns that are home to major meat processing plants, which have struggled...

Top Pork Supply Chain Disrupters in a Post-COVID World

Dr. Jayson Lusk, Purdue University, outlined the top supply chain disruptions for the pork industry in a post-COVID-19 world during May's pork producer webinar. ccording...

Strong October for Pork and Beef Muscle Cut Exports; Variety Meat Trends Lower

U.S. pork exports posted broad-based gains in October, solidifying 2020’s record pace, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, June 18th 2021

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Iowa Swine Day returns as in-person event Organizers are excited to be able to offer a great program of well-known speakers focused...

Northeastern Iowa Farmer Receives Pork All American Award

Third generation farmer, Mark Nolan of Masonville, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Pork All-American Award from the Iowa Pork Producers Association...

Highlights From 2021 World Pork Expo … Producers Express Optimism

The 33rd World Pork Expo made a much-anticipated return to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, June 9-11. The Expo is presented by...

Looming California law will change hog-raising requirements. Des Moines pork expo officials say details...

Source: Des Moines Register California is stressing out hog farmers. During a news conference to kick off the World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds...

How EveryPig helped RC Family Farms radically improve response times and drive efficiency for...

RC Family Farms in Iowa is a wean-to-finish pig production company that has partnered with independent pork producers since 2006 to raise pigs profitably...

Opportunities and Risks Abound While Hog Margins Remain Attractive

August 2, 2021 In today’s fast-paced world where everyone is connected to the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to tune out noise and...
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