Smithfield Foods to Reappraise its Entire U.S. Water Supply Footprint, Increase Water Conservation Efforts

Comprehensive watershed analysis will inform updates to water-use policies, performance targets. Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced it will conduct a comprehensive watershed and water-use analysis...

Pork imports may hit 600M kilos this year as traders take advantage of cheap...

Source: CNN Meat importers are rushing to book orders of frozen pork from abroad for the next three months to take advantage of cheap tariffs...

Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donate 4,100 pounds of Pork to Central Illinois...

Everyday food banks provide access to healthy and nutritious food to keep families across Illinois from going to bed hungry. As part of the...

Sow 114 Earns Most Improved for Q4

Let’s give a big shout out to Sow 114 for earning the Most Improved Sow Farm recognition for Q4 2020. Andres, the sow farm manager,...

Germany Tops 1,000 Swine Fever Cases as Virus Fight Drags On

Germany’s deadly pig-disease outbreak has topped 1,000 cases, delaying its return as a major meat exporter as the battle to stamp out the virus...

Tyson Foods Extends On-Site Vaccinations to Employee Families, Households

Company among first to offer free, onsite vaccinations for eligible family members at select plants nationwide. Expanding on its successful vaccination efforts in communities across...

California’s Proposition 12 Threatens to Disrupt U.S. Pork Sector

Farmscape for April 20, 2021 Pat McGonegle 9:03 Listen The CEO of the Iowa Pork Producers Association warns California's Proposition 12 has the potential to...

‘Significant’ lagoon breaches are just one problem northern Missouri hog farmer faces

Source: St Louis Today A small environmental disaster unfolded last year in a rural corner of northern Missouri, when pig manure overwhelmed lagoons that had...

New Law Could Bring a Pork Shortage to California

Source: Bloomberg: California wants pigs to have more living space, and that could make pork a lot more expensive for the residents of the state...

Majority of U.S.. Pork Producers Opting for COVID Vaccinations

Farmscape for April 16, 2021 NPPC Conference Call 52:53 Listen The National Pork Producers Council reports the vast majority of U.S. pork producers are opting...
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