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...
Recently, representatives of Christensen Farms donated 200 pounds of ground pork to the Food Bank of Iowa. The Food Bank of Iowa’s mission is to provide food for Iowa children, families, and seniors to lead full and active lives,...
Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA (NYSE:MRK), today announced a $250,000 donation to Iowa State University (ISU) to support the...
 Sawyer Whisler from This’LL Do Farms in Southeast Iowa joins the Swine Web Podcast.  His strong opinions lead to a “Hot Take” about the threat of Cell Cultured Meat and how this could pivot how the industry functions. As...
Farmscape for April 22, 2022 Iowa Minnesota Presentation 46:15 Listen The President of the Iowa Pork Producers Association says U.S. pig farmers are watching developments related to California's Proposition 12 awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Last month the...
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