Pleased to share the August/September core section of Prairie Hog Country was uploaded to press earlier today. This edition is jam packed with lots of information. From the feature story of a BC small lot producer. To an update on...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the deadly hog virus African swine fever in samples from pigs in the Dominican Republic, the agency said on Wednesday, fueling concerns about the disease creeping closer to the United States. The positive tests...
California's Proposition 12 has survived a challenge in a federal appeals court brought by the National Pork Producers Council and American Farm Bureau Federation, which alleged it imposed excessive costs on out-of-state pork producers who will have to comply...
Source: Reuters Chinese farmer Cheng wades through knee-deep water, pulling dead pigs behind him one-by-one by a rope tied around their ankles as he lines up the bloated carcasses for disposal. More than 100 of Cheng's pigs drowned in floods that...
by Megan Roberts, Extension educator, Ag Business Management The United States Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency’s Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) opened for application by qualified livestock producers on July 20 and remains open until September 17. The program assists swine,...
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CP Foods) unveils animal welfare innovations to create a model that promote humane principles for husbandary to grow naturally and safely as a key factor to produce healthy meat quality throughout the supply chain to...
Source: WNAX Radio Pig farmers gathered in York Wednesday for the 2021 Nebraska Pork Expo. Nebraska Pork Producers Association Executive Director Al Juhnke says producers talked about a variety of issues including the need for ag labor reform, disease and...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree to publish a revised regulation on hog slaughtering, which will come into effect on August 1. The revision of the regulation focused on strengthening the management to ensure the safety...
Source: Reuters German pig prices were unchanged this week despite the discovery of the disease African Swine Fever (ASF) in farm animals, German animal farmers' association VEZG said on Wednesday. German pig prices were the same as last week at 1.42...
Seeks Year-Round Access to H-2A Visa Program The U.S. pork industry is suffering from a labor shortage that could increase production costs and consumer food prices if not addressed through visa reform to provide better access to the foreign-born workers...
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