Kuberski Family Joins the Pork Industry

Josh and Desiree Kuberski, along with Paul and Christina Kuberski and family, have built a new 2,480 head pig barn to grow their farm...

How is COVID-19 impacting Minnesota’s pork industry?

COVID-19 has greatly impacted Minnesota’s food industry. Minnesota Chamber President Doug Loon interviewed those who work closely in the pork industry – from the...

Hog industry and slurry. Challenge and opportunity

Hog industry, impressive figures In January 2020 there were about 677.6 million pigs in the world.  China leads the way with 310.4 million animals, the...

Our responsible use of antibiotics- Hendrix Genetics

At Hendrix Genetics, we continuously seek to minimize our environmental impact. The reduction of our use of antibiotics in our farms is a key...

okPORK Board Changes 2020 Pork Congress

The okPORK board of directors made major changes to the schedule for the annual Oklahoma Pork Congress due to COVID-19. The shortened event will still...

NPPC Applauds USDA for First Significant FMD Vaccine Bank Purchase

The establishment of a robust Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank—a top, long-term priority for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC)—came closer to reality today...

Chipotle Launches Virtual Farmers’ Market Selling Niman Ranch Certified Humane Meats

Market was built to provide farmers that supply Chipotle restaurants with new revenue streams in the face of COVID-19 challenges. You’ve probably heard the phrase:...

Production Challenges, Economic Headwinds Slow Red Meat Exports in May

U.S. beef and pork exports trended lower in May, due in part to interruptions in slaughter and processing, according to data released by USDA...

International Conference on Pig Survivability Postponed Until October 2021

The International Conference on Pig Survivability, originally set for Oct. 28-29, has been postponed a year. Improving Pig Survivability Project leaders said the decision...

Smithfield Foods pushes to quash subpoena in investigation of COVID-19 outbreak at South Dakota...

Smithfield Foods is asking the courts to intervene in a federal investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak at its Sioux Falls plant in South Dakota. Smithfield put Sioux...
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