Pork Leadership Applications Due Nov. 30

Travel the country. Meet farmers from other states. Develop your leadership skills. If those sound like goals you want to accomplish in 2022, then...

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...

Buena Vista Pig Farmers Receive Environmental Steward Award

Just like marketing their pigs, or planting and harvesting their field crops, soil and water conservation efforts are part of the yearly plan that...

County Pork Producers Drive Activity & IPPA Membership

Iowa counties with organized and active local pork groups were recognized at the 2021 Iowa Pork Congress for their 2020 efforts to grow membership...

China meat imports drop 9% in August on low domestic prices

Source: Reuters China imported 758,000 tonnes of meat in August, down 8.9% from the corresponding month a year ago, customs data showed on Tuesday, as...

Hog trend is choppy but higher

Bull flags are often highlighted as indications of small corrective moves in an otherwise larger price trend.

Triumph raises investment, wages at Iowa plant

A plan by Triumph Foods to build a second facility in northwest Iowa shows that not all pork plants are the same. In mid-May, Triumph...

Popcorn Sow Farm Presses through PRRS

“You would be hard-pressed to find a farm that knows their individual sows better than Sow 30,” said Katie, Biosecurity Director at Iowa Select...

Covid-19 Drives Changes for 2021 Iowa Pork Congress

The 2021 Iowa Pork Congress may not be an in-person event this year, but there are still virtual options for online sessions that will...

Sundberg: Ramping up African swine fever preparedness and prevention

US producers have seen the devastating impact of African swine fever (ASF) in other countries. The ultimate goal is to keep it out of...
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