Canadian Ag Minister Reports Will Sign USMCA Trade Agreement Soon

Canadian Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau says the country will ratify the US Mexico Canada Agreement soon. "We are going through our normal legislative process,...

Grace and Grit: The Spirit of Women Farmers at Niman Ranch

Julia Groenenboom After decades of undercounting women and the important role they fulfill as farmers, the USDA’s Census of Agriculture has expanded their definition of...

NPPC Cancels 2019 World Pork Expo As Precaution

Risk of African Swine Fever Introduction to U.S. Herd Considered Negligible; Decision Made Out of An Abundance of Caution      The National Pork Producers Council's...

Bill Luckey of Columbus Appointed to National Pork Board

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of five members to the National Pork Board. Bill Luckey of Columbus, Nebraska was among...

Fair Oaks Farms says animal rights group infiltrated company

Fair Oaks Farms officials said Wednesday they believe an animal rights group has infiltrated the company in hopes of capturing video footage of animal...

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...

CoBank: Meat Plant Closures Tighten Supplies For Retailers, Increase Prices For Consumers

The reduction of meat processing capacity caused by U.S. plant closures and slowdowns has created a massive bottleneck in the nation's meat and livestock...

IPPA Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners

Each year, the Illinois Pork Producers Association offers scholarships to students pursuing a higher education degree, at a two or four-year institution, who have...

Missouri Pork Association Statement on Missouri Supreme Court Decision in Trenton Farms RE, LLC

The Missouri Pork Association is extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trenton Farms RE, LLC. The Court, in a unanimous decision, upheld...

Tyson Foods Breaks Ground On Major Meat Packing Facility in Utah County

Bulldozers have begun flattening out the 800 acres that will one day be home to a Tyson Foods meat packing facility, the first for...
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