Source: Associated Press A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more...
We interview Dr. Dyneah Classen, Director of Health for the Carthage System and chat about misconceptions of animal agriculture and how those of us actively engaged in the farming profession can help those not lucky enough to be able...
hristensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. (CF) was proud to celebrate the completion of their brand new, state-of-the art, research facility located near St. James, Minn. The organization invited their employees, contract farmer partners, project partners, equipment suppliers and local...
Our esteemed panel debates many hot topics in the Pork Industry. -Rebecca Davis from Barton Hog Farms in Homer Michigan -TJ Klopp, Owner of Cedar Villa Farms in Zurich Ontario Canada -Aaron Juergens, Owner of Sunburst Valley Farms in Carroll Iowa -Chris Van...
Forward margins strengthened since the end of October on higher Lean Hog futures while trends in projected feed costs were mixed with relatively flat corn prices as soybean meal recently spiked. Labor constraints are beginning to exert more impact...
Source: Reuters China's meat imports in October fell from a year ago to their lowest in 20 months, customs data showed on Sunday, as cheap domestic pork cut demand for overseas supplies. China brought in 664,000 tonnes of meat in October,...
The swine industry is battling a tough strain of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus – PRRS 1-4-4 Lineage 1C. It is an unusual strain because infections peak in spring/summer, as well as fall/winter months, compared to other strains that typically only peak in fall/winter months. However,...
NPPC now is accepting applications for the 2022 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship, which is sponsored by CME Group and managed and administered by NPPC. The program, introduced in 1990 by CME Group and NPPC and named in 2006...
African Swine Fever is the most important disease of pigs worldwide. The virus first originated in Africa, and largely remained there until 2007, when the virus made an incursion in Europe. In 2018, the virus was found in China...
The Biden administration is considering a proposal that could allow some pork plants to slaughter pigs more quickly if they boost staffing, a union official said, after a U.S. court struck down a Trump-era rule that removed line speed...
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