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...

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...

2021 Expected to Be More Profitable for Pork Producers than 2020

Farmscape for January 8, 2021 Full Interview 9:06 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says early indications are that 2021 will...

China launches hog futures on Dalian exchange after African swine fever triggers wild swings...

Contracts expiring in September and November fell by almost their 16 per cent limit on first day of trading, as did the contracts...

CJ BIO Completes THR Pro Expansion

CJ BIO today announced the completion of an additional increment of threonine capacity at the company’s U.S. Fort Dodge, Iowa plant.   CJ announced 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....

Tyson plant is Columbus Junction resumes production Wednesday

On Wednesday the Tyson Fresh Meats pork plant in Columbus Junction resumed limited production after being shut down on Dec. 15, 2020. According to Liz...

Smithfield Foods prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to U.S. employees

Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor, said on Wednesday it is actively preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to employees and has medical capabilities...

COVID-19 Vaccine Human Clinical Trials Set to Begin

Farmscape for January 7, 2021 The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization is scheduled to begin human clinical trials of its new COVID-19 vaccine within the...

PorkBridge Educational Series for 2021 Begins Feb. 4

Since 2005, PorkBridge has provided relevant and timely information to grow-finish swine producers and other industry professionals across the U.S. and around the world....
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