Clemens Food Group to Expand Pork Facility

Clemens Food Group, a vertically-integrated pork processor, will expand its operations by building a new $228 million facility in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. The company is...

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q1 2021: Looking for Growth Amid Uncertainties

Rising disease pressures continue to challenge the global market. While African swine fever (ASF) continues to impact pork production in Asia and Europe, as...

Popcorn Sow Farm Presses through PRRS

“You would be hard-pressed to find a farm that knows their individual sows better than Sow 30,” said Katie, Biosecurity Director at Iowa Select...

Hong Kong culls 3,000 pigs after African swine fever discovery

Hong Kong authorities ordered the culling of all 3,000 pigs in a herd after the African swine fever virus was discovered to be spreading...

2020 Pork Exports Shatter Previous Records; December Beef Exports Outstanding

U.S. pork exports reached nearly 3 million metric tons (mt) in 2020, topping the 2019 record by 11%, according to data released by USDA...

China’s hog futures rally more than 4% on disease concerns

China’s most-active hog futures contract surged more than 4% on Monday and shares of the country’s biggest pig producer rallied after recent reports highlighted...

Iowa Pork Producers Association Being Led by Southwest Iowa Pig Farmer

Dennis Liljedahl, a second-generation pig farmer from Essex, is the new president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA). The change in leadership followed the IPPA...

Judge Advances Suit Over USDA Plan to Let Pig Slaughterhouses Inspect Themselves

A federal judge gave the green light on Thursday to a lawsuit challenging new slaughterhouse rules that favor hog inspections performed by plant employees...

Chinese researchers find natural mutation in African swine fever virus

Chinese scientists have found a natural mutation in the African swine fever virus they say could be less deadly than the strain that ravaged...

Anderson, Drager, Marotz, and Mouw Elected to MPPA Board

John Anderson, Belgrade; Bill Drager, Mapleton; Todd Marotz, Sleepy Eye; and Mike Mouw, Leota were elected to the Minnesota Pork Producers Association (MPPA) during...
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