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A former newspaper printing plant reportedly is being developed into a large meat-processing facility in Highland, Ill.  Korte Meat Processing — which sells cured and packaged meat products online and at its retail store in Highland — plans to spend...
U.S. pork exports topped year-ago totals for the second consecutive month in September, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). September beef exports were below last year for the first time...
“In 2019, we were facing an incredible dilemma,” recounts The Maschhoffs’ Vice President of Support Operations Gerry Daignault. “Griggsville is our main feed facility, processing 350,000 tons of grain each year to feed more than 25 percent of the...
New sources of high protein corn co-products have been recently developed and may be included in diets fed to pigs. High protein corn fermented products have been evaluated in several economically important livestock species, but additional information is required...
NPPC, NPB and state organizations launched the Pork Industry Leadership Development Program for early career development. The National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and state organizations have launched the Pork Industry Leadership Development Program. The two-year program accelerates the...
Despite ongoing impacts from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and lingering supply chain effects from the pandemic, the U.S. economy remains incredibly resilient. So resilient, in fact, that consumers’ seemingly unbreakable willingness to spend is vexing the Federal Reserve and...
August exports of U.S. pork topped year-ago totals for the first time in 2022, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Beef exports were slightly above last August’s large volume and...
Source: The Highland County Press On Oct. 11 at the Supreme Court, America’s pork farmers will stand trial. The formal question before the justices will be the constitutionality of California’s 2018 initiative-passed Proposition 12. If the farmers lose, a state will...
Summary Pork/Hogs: Third-quarter pork production is raised to 6.5 billion pounds, just fractionally below a year ago, on expectations that ample supplies of slaughter-ready hogs for the balance of the quarter will combine with higher year-over-year average dressed weights to...
SwineCast 1208 Show Notes: Increasing efficiency and productivity are keys to surviving the current inflationary economy–and many producers are well-positioned. The ‘At the Meeting’ team discusses the details with Brett Stuart, a founding partner of Global AgriTrends. On ‘At...
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