USDA Reports Hog Herd Is Contracting

The latest hogs and pigs report from the USDA signals contraction in the U.S. hog herd. Not only did the total number of hogs...

Establishment of Zoning Agreements Top Priority for Canadian Pork Sector

Farmscape for November 27, 2020 Dr. Egan Brockhoff Presentation 35:45 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says the establishment of zoning agreements...

China Makes Its Largest U.S. Corn Purchase Ever, Prices Shoot Up

Corn prices climbed double digits on Tuesday. The market was fueled by news China made its biggest buy of corn in six months. "53.5 million...

As U.S. pork plant speeds up slaughtering, workers report more injuries

One of America’s leading pig slaughterhouses is running faster than ever as meatpackers hustle to keep pork in grocery stores during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Trade, Labor and Disease Prevention Among Top Issues During NPPC’s LAC

Expanding market access to Vietnam, visa reform to address a livestock agriculture labor shortage and foreign animal disease prevention are the focus of the...

House Bill Addressing Agriculture Labor Shortage ‘Step in the Right Direction’

Legislation introduced on Wednesday in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, would reform the H-2A visa program to address the...

Taiwan confirmed ASF free after discovery of infected Chinese pig corpse

Around 6,400 pig farms in Taiwan have been proven clear of African swine fever (ASW) following the report of an infected pig in the...

Tyson Foods Again Tops FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for Food Production

For the fifth consecutive year, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, ranks No....

Decision Ends Chapter In Hog Farm Disputes

Source: Coastal Review Online A pork-producing giant will not get another shot in court to defend itself against a group of Bladen County homeowners whose...

Smithfield Foods Dispatching Truckloads of Protein to Texas Food Banks in Response to Winter...

In response to Winter Storm Uri, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is expediting two truckloads of donations carrying a combined 300,000 servings of protein to Texas foodbanks...
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