Survey Reports Farmers’ Concerns About Live Events

Many farmers say they're less likely to attend live events this year, citing risks associated with the new coronavirus and social distancing restrictions. A May...

The delicate balance between genes, environment, and performance

In the scientific field, the nature vs. nurture debate is the subject of numerous studies when looking at human behavior. Are your actions and...

Hogs contained in symmetrical triangle, seize the break-out

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

NPPC Supports Livestock Provisions of Heroes Act

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) expressed strong support for livestock agriculture provisions in the Heroes Act introduced today by the U.S. House of...

Podcast: Leveraging Technology and Teamwork to Address Covid-19 | Phillip Hord

Listen to the Podcast Here Summary Phillip Hord is a fifth-generation pork producer and is continuing his family’s legacy at Hord Family Farms, which raises hogs and cattle...

Nebraska farmers fear euthanizing hogs as meat-processing plants close

t’s a gut-wrenching situation hog farmers across the nation were hoping to avoid; an estimated 3 to 5 million pigs are now expected to...

Pork Quarterly Q2 2020: Covid-19 Crisis Disrupts Global Pork Industry

Consumer pork demand has suffered a near-term shock due to global quarantine measures, while the production and packing sectors struggle with supply chain disruption,...

Trump Orders Meat Plants to Stay Open in Move Slammed by Union

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that compels slaughterhouses to remain open, setting up a showdown between the giant companies that produce...

Cactus Feeders’ Expansion Creates Opportunity for Contract Growers

Pork producers in Iowa and Nebraska can join Cactus Feeders in their mission to feed a hungry world. Cactus Family Farms, the pork production division...

Get to the finish line, faster.

A tale of two pigs Picture this: Two pigs walk up to a scale. Pig 1 walks on, and the scale says the pig is in...
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