Farmscape for August 18, 2022 Full Interview 7:57 Listen The President of the National Pork Producers Council is confident an international partnership involving the United States and the Philippines will contribute to greater control of foreign animal disease while...
African swine fever, a highly contagious swine disease, is in the Dominican Republic. The disease does not infect people, but it can wipe out pork production in a region. Quick identification and containment are key to stopping its spread,...
The Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership (the Partnership) removed 9,857 feral hogs from the landscape in 2021, making the total number of feral hogs eliminated more than 54,000 since 2016. The Partnership is made up of 13 federal and...
Newly created role will accelerate growth of company’s portfolio of brands and products. Tyson Foods today announced Melanie Boulden as Executive Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, effective February 6, 2023. Boulden will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Donnie...
The NPPC-American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) legal challenge to California's Proposition 12, which bans the sale in the state of pork from hogs born to sows raised anywhere in housing that does not meet California's arbitrary standards, is again...
Mark Wright of Fremont, Nebraska has been elected President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at a director’s meeting held on January 19, 2023. Connor Livingston, Director of Sites and Mill Operations for Livingston Enterprise based in Fairbury...
The 2022 U.S. Pork Industry Sustainability Report establishes the We Care® Ethical Principles as tools to measure on-farm sustainability efforts. National Pork Board released its official U.S. Pork Industry Sustainability Report as a part of its continuous efforts to produce...
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Strategic Planning Conference wrapped up Friday in Oklahoma City with the election of a new officer team. Dean Meyer, a corn, soybean and livestock producer from Rock Rapids, Iowa, is the new USMEF...
Italy will cull 1,000 pigs after the first cases of African swine fever (ASF) were detected in domestic pigs in the country, according to reports. Two cases of ASF were detected on a farm in Rome's Lazio region on June...
Olymel management announces that an agreement in principle has been reached between the company and the Olymel Workers Union in Vallée-Jonction (CSN), as part of the blitz of the special mediator Jean Poirier which began on Friday morning and...
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