Cleveland, Tennessee can anticipate new economic opportunities from leader in food manufacturing, SK Food Group SK Food Group, one of North America’s leading custom food manufacturers, is pleased to announce that it will be building a new 525,000 square foot...
very year, Michigan Pork Producers Association works to bring pork producers together from across the state of Michigan for educational sessions, honoring award-winning producers, and to meet with industry representatives at the annual Michigan Pork Symposium. This year’s event...
Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the Pork Checkoff rate was reduced by 5 cents to $0.35 per $100 of value. This change is a result of a resolution passed by voting delegates at the 2022 National Pork Industry Forum. Pork Checkoff...
s any hog farmer knows, managing a facility is no easy task. From feeding to cleaning, it takes a village. That’s why sharing the workload and passing down the tricks of the trade are staples that have sustained family-owned...
SDSU Extension will help swine producers, transporters and handlers update their Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus and Transportation Quality Assurance (TQA) training at the South Dakota Pork Producers Congress in Sioux Falls on Jan. 11, 2023. The TQA training is...
oday, at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced several major developments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will benefit farmers, ranchers and producers across the nation. "At USDA, our goal is to provide...
A federal judge ruled to consolidate cases involving class action lawsuits against the nation’s largest pork producers on allegations of price fixing. Minnesota District Court Judge John Tunheim ruled to consolidate 27 cases involving 146 parties, according to court filings. Tunheim...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the Biden-Harris Administration is investing $9.6 million across the country and taking several other steps to help farmers, ranchers, processors and rural businesses diversify the nation's meat supply. "USDA is...
The USDA announced that 25 projects will receive $9.6 million to help strengthen the resiliency of the country’s food supply chain. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack hosted a teleconference to announce the investment, and that the department is taking several additional...
A recent report by the USDA’s Economic Research Service detailed states’ farm animal welfare policies, implementation and the challenges the policies faced. According to the report, 10 states have banned the use of gestation crates for sows with 14 states...
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