Source: Mitchell Republic Wholestone Farms custom butchery is at the center of legal dispute about whether the farmer-owned cooperative can continue construction. Smart Growth Sioux Falls has asked a court to stop city from issuing permits and revoking some...
NPB is a collaborator on three separate grants awarded by USDA that support climate-smart pork production. The National Pork Board (NPB) is the lead of one and a collaborator on two grants receiving $155 million in USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart...
A farm's reliance on farm labor varies by commodity specialization. On average, labor costs (including contract labor, hired labor, and worker benefits such as insurance) accounted for about 14 percent of the total farm cash expenses in 2020. Farms specializing...
Summary Pork/Hogs: Third-quarter pork production is raised to 6.5 billion pounds, just fractionally below a year ago, on expectations that ample supplies of slaughter-ready hogs for the balance of the quarter will combine with higher year-over-year average dressed weights to...
Farmscape for September 16, 2022 NPPC Media RoundTable 49:13 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is encouraging farmers to highlight October 11th, the day the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the constitutional challenge of California's Proposition 12. California's Proposition...
Large-scale family farms were more likely to have stronger financial performance than other farms, according to USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) researchers using data from the 2011-20 Agricultural Resource Management surveys (ARMS). ERS researchers categorized farms as low risk if...
Since day one, Farmland has worked with local farmers and their families in America's heartland to provide customers with food they can trust and feel good about. To invest in the future of the agricultural industry and show appreciation...
On August 25, the Missouri Pork Association (MPA) announced their endorsement of Attorney General Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate. Schmitt has been a voice for rural Missouri and a leading state attorney general that ensures the values of agriculture...
Source: TLSN.com Some in Sioux Falls are opposing a proposed hog processing plant that Wholestone Foods says it will build on the northeast edge of the city. One member of the opposition group is raising a lot of eyebrows. POET is...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is contacting producers for the September Hog Report. The agency will survey pork producers for detailed information on market hog and breeding stock inventories, as well as pig...
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