Wholestone Foods plans to build $500M Sioux Falls facility

Source: Sioux Falls Business Wholestone Farms, an entity owned by regional pork producers, plans to build a more than $500 million pork processing facility in...

Keeping Pigs Warm in Cold Weather: the Niman Ranch Way

Call it sweater weather, call it hot chocolate season or call it just plain old winter, but it is here and it is cold....

What A Delay On Canada’s Gestation Crate Ban Will Mean For Pig Welfare

Source: Forbes In 2014, Canada’s pork industry vowed to end their use of gestation crates—individual pens in which pregnant pigs are confined—by 2024. Now, industry...

Dominican Republic to kill thousands of pigs over swine fever outbreak

The Dominican Republic will slaughter tens of thousands of pigs after detecting outbreaks of African swine fever in 11 of the country's 32 provinces,...

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. to Purchase Four Saskatchewan Pig Farms

Strategic Acquisition Enhances Security of Supply and Offers Another Pillar in the Company's Dynamic Growth Plans for its Pork Business aple Leaf Foods Inc. ("Maple...

Challenge To California’s Prop 12 Dismissed By Iowa Court

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa has ruled against the Iowa Pork Producers Association and several industrial pork producers...

A tribute to Joe Van Schepdael from Genesus

Swineweb.com wants to make a tribute to a pioneer in the Swine Industry, Joe Van Schepdael from Genesus. Wayne Friesen from Innotech Nutrition had these...

Laura Sherman from Christensen Farms, Recognized as Swine Manager of the Year

The Minnesota Pork Board recognizes Laura Sherman of Hendricks, Minnesota, as this year’s Swine Manager of the Year award recipient. The pork industry is comprised...

Smithfield Foods’ President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Organ Appoints New Executive Leadership Team

Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced new executive leadership appointments following Dennis Organ's recent assumption of the president and chief executive officer role. "These key leaders...

‘Dutch pig farmers are moving to Belgium to avoid pollution laws’

Dozens of farmers in Noord-Brabant, where the Dutch pig and chicken farming industries are concentrated, are moving over the border to Belgium to escape...
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