Smithfield Foods to Reappraise its Entire U.S. Water Supply Footprint, Increase Water Conservation Efforts

Comprehensive watershed analysis will inform updates to water-use policies, performance targets. Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced it will conduct a comprehensive watershed and water-use analysis...

Sow 114 Earns Most Improved for Q4

Let’s give a big shout out to Sow 114 for earning the Most Improved Sow Farm recognition for Q4 2020. Andres, the sow farm manager,...

Tyson Foods Extends On-Site Vaccinations to Employee Families, Households

Company among first to offer free, onsite vaccinations for eligible family members at select plants nationwide. Expanding on its successful vaccination efforts in communities across...

California’s Proposition 12 Threatens to Disrupt U.S. Pork Sector

Farmscape for April 20, 2021 Pat McGonegle 9:03 Listen The CEO of the Iowa Pork Producers Association warns California's Proposition 12 has the potential to...

‘Significant’ lagoon breaches are just one problem northern Missouri hog farmer faces

Source: St Louis Today A small environmental disaster unfolded last year in a rural corner of northern Missouri, when pig manure overwhelmed lagoons that had...

USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Outlook” Report

To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2021 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA's World...

New Law Could Bring a Pork Shortage to California

Source: Bloomberg: California wants pigs to have more living space, and that could make pork a lot more expensive for the residents of the state...

Majority of U.S.. Pork Producers Opting for COVID Vaccinations

Farmscape for April 16, 2021 NPPC Conference Call 52:53 Listen The National Pork Producers Council reports the vast majority of U.S. pork producers are opting...

Trade, Labor and Disease Prevention Among Top Issues During NPPC’s LAC

Expanding market access to Vietnam, visa reform to address a livestock agriculture labor shortage and foreign animal disease prevention are the focus of the...

Determination of net energy in U.S. soybean meal fed to group-housed growing pigs

Soybean meal (SBM) is the major source of amino acids in diets for swine throughout the world. However, in addition to providing indispensable amino...
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