The mandatory Pork Checkoff rate will change to $0.35/$100 value per live animal effective Jan. 1, 2023, a 12.5% reduction. Today at Pork Forum, delegates approved a change in the mandatory Pork Checkoff rate. The current rate of $0.40/$100 value...
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today installed new officers and elected members to its board of directors at its annual business meeting — the National Pork Industry Forum — held here. Terry Wolters of Pipestone, Minnesota, was elevated to...
At more than $172 billion, the total value of U.S. agricultural exports reached a high in fiscal year (FY) 2021. Values are projected to remain elevated in FY 2022 (October-September) with the current forecast at $183.5 billion. Exports grew in...
Paola Lancheros, former Master student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, talk about cell wall bound ferulic and coumaric acids in diets based on corn, and soybean meal or corn, soybean meal, and distiller dried grains with solubles are...
The U.S. pork industry last year set a record for pork exports, topping $8.1 billion and beating 2020's then-record $7.7 billion, according to U.S. Commerce Department data released this week by Trade Data Monitor. As it was in 2020, China...
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today said the Biden Administration's proposed rules for the Packers and Stockyards Act could limit the abilities of the meat and poultry industry to respond to consumer demand regarding sustainability. "In the case...
It's been four weeks since the New Year ball dropped in Times Square. We've heard some buzzing from Capitol Hill but wager there is more happening than what we are hearing. Tom Vilsack, USDA Secretary of Agriculture, recently joined Chip...
To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance- a price area or trend line...
Dr. Vanessa Lagos, former Ph. D. student from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition lab, presented a talk in live in the Midwestern section meeting about requirements for calcium by growing pigs. Adapted from a presentation at the 2021 ASAS Midwestern...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle and lean hog futures fell on Friday as sluggish slaughter rates continue to drag on prices, traders said. "They're both facing the same fundamental music – this slaughter disruption due to weather, labor tightness and...
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