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Title: USDA Extends Swine Plant Line Speed Trial, Introduces Swine Study for Worker Safety Evaluation In an ongoing effort to gather comprehensive data on the impact of line speeds in hog slaughterhouses, the USDA has extended its time-limited trial (TLT)...
1United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Feral Swine Damage Management Program, Fort Collins, CO, United States 2United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Services, Center...
In the ongoing battle between regulatory power and local enterprises, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is wielding its pen once again with a proposed rule that could spell trouble for small meat processors across the nation. The Clean Water...
In a recent development, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and a coalition encompassing various sectors of the U.S. economy have jointly called on the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case related to Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge...
In a recent development, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has unveiled the outcomes of an extensive study examining small swine operations—farms managing fewer than 1,000 hogs. This study, conducted in June and July 2021 by USDA's National Animal...
What happened: NPPC led a coalition of poultry and livestock groups in filing comments with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposed regulation of rodenticides to control vermin on farms. The groups urged the agency to scrap...
Ingris Rivas was recently named a 2023 Master Pork Producer at the 55th Annual South Dakota Pork Congress in January. Ingris’s journey began in August 2017, marking the start of her career in swine production at PIPESTONE. South Dakota...
A standout star at PIPESTONE is Seth Holmstrom, who serves as the Manager for Elm Valley Farms. Starting as a Pipestone Emerging Leader in November 2018, Seth honed his skills at Big Sioux before landing the role of Site...
In a significant economic development, Governor Kay Ivey has announced that Conecuh Sausage, a renowned Alabama producer of hickory smoked sausages, is set to invest nearly $58 million in establishing a second production facility in Andalusia. This expansion project...
WOAH says ASF vaccine requires more testing African swine fever (ASF) has not entered the U.S. thanks to continuing efforts to prevent this deadly swine disease from reaching the country’s borders. However, ASF continues to affect swine herds globally, entering...
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