USDA to pay farmers who euthanized animals amid meat plant shutdowns

USDA will pay 80 percent of the fair market value for the livestock, as well as the cost of depopulation and disposal. Farmers who euthanized...

Manitoba Pork Raises Alarm Over Non-Native Invasive Species

Farmscape for July 30, 2021 Full Interview 8:22 Listen The General Manager of Manitoba Pork is calling for action to address the invasion of Manitoba...

Prairie Hog Country- August/September 2021

Pleased to share the August/September core section of Prairie Hog Country was uploaded to press earlier today. This edition is jam packed with lots of...

Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the deadly hog virus African swine fever in samples from pigs in the Dominican Republic, the agency said...

Federal Appeals Court Rejects National Pork Producer Council, Farm Bureau’s Prop. 12 Challenge

California's Proposition 12 has survived a challenge in a federal appeals court brought by the National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau Federation,...

‘The sky has fallen’: Chinese farmers see livelihoods washed away by floods

Source: Reuters Chinese farmer Cheng wades through knee-deep water, pulling dead pigs behind him one-by-one by a rope tied around their ankles as he lines...

Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) – Considerations for hog producers

by Megan Roberts, Extension educator, Ag Business Management The United States Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency’s Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) opened for application by qualified...

CP Foods humane farming model with animal welfare innovations

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) unveils animal welfare innovations to create a model that promote humane principles for husbandary to grow naturally and...

Producer Optimism Seen At Nebraska Pork Expo This Week In York

Source: WNAX Radio Pig farmers gathered in York Wednesday for the 2021 Nebraska Pork Expo. Nebraska Pork Producers Association Executive Director Al Juhnke says producers...

China’s revised regulation to ensure high-quality hog slaughtering

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree to publish a revised regulation on hog slaughtering, which will come into effect on...
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