Source: Sioux Falls Business Wholestone Farms, an entity owned by regional pork producers, plans to build a more than $500 million pork processing facility in Sioux Falls. Wholestone has exercised an option to purchase 170 acres in northeast Sioux Falls near...
With delays and congestion at U.S. ports hurting U.S. agriculture exports, including meat and poultry products, the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today urged U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and the Congress to confront the crisis as...
.S. hog farmers are the world’s leading suppliers of high-quality, safe and affordable pork, annually shipping more than $7 billion to foreign destinations. However, recent shipping delays at U.S. international ports are disrupting exports. If not addressed soon, these...
Source: Sioux Falls Argus Journal Representatives of Sioux Falls Smithfield Foods union members have come to an agreement with the company on new contract terms. The two parties reached an agreement on negotiations Wednesday, said Tina Gonalez, business agent for UFCW...
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced the next step in its journey to build a global, independent animal health leader with actions to optimize its manufacturing footprint. Following the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health, Elanco fully evaluated...
Farmscape for June 11, 2021 The Chief Veterinarian with the National Pork Producers Council says the effort to address the threat posed by the spread of African Swine Fever in Asia and Europe is an example of how pork sectors...
Swine producers may receive surveys from USDA soon. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and partner agencies encourage hog producers complete their surveys this June. The data resulting from these surveys will be valuable to individual operations and...
On June 10th, 2021, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) made an affirmative vote  in connection with the antidumping investigation of imports of Methionine from France. Notwithstanding this outcome, Adisseo remains committed to the U.S. market as a consistent and reliable...
The executive officer team will lead the National Pork Board's 15 producer directors, who represent America’s 60,000 pig farmers. Gene Noem, a pork producer from Iowa, was elected to serve as president of the National Pork Board for the 2021-2022...
Meatpacker JBS USA paid a ransom equivalent to $11 million following a cyberattack that disrupted its North American and Australian operations, the company’s CEO said in a statement on Wednesday. The subsidiary of Brazilian firm JBS SA (JBSS3.SA) halted cattle...
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