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Defrauded Producers and Farmers Throughout the Midwest for Nearly Two Decades An Iowa corporation and four of its high-level managers have been sentenced in federal court after law enforcement uncovered a wide-ranging scheme to defraud that victimized livestock producers throughout...
regions of Oklahoma and Texas, feral hogs persist as a significant nuisance, wreaking havoc on crops and posing a threat to livestock health. Conventional removal techniques like traps and hunting have proven insufficient against the rapidly proliferating hog populations....
In a recent development, a U.S. District Judge in Boston, William Young, has determined that a portion of Massachusetts' law banning the sale of pork from pigs kept in tightly confined spaces is unconstitutional. However, Judge Young ruled that...
Source: Bloomberg Professor John McGlone of Texas Tech University trekked to Manitoba, Canada, in the dead of winter to warn hundreds of local pork farmers that the way they did business was about to change. McGlone knew McDonald’s Corp., the world’s...
With the threat of a breed of "super pigs" migrating into the northern states from Canada, Oklahoma is working to mitigate the negative impact of the feral hogs already established on ranch and farm land. The "super pig" is reportedly...
Billy Madison , the owner S.H. Pork Processing, is in the final phases of bringing a meat processing plant to Bourbon County. “I have been working to bring about the meat processing plant, a pork processing plant,” Fort Scott Mayor...
The impending closure of Tyson Foods’ Perry, Iowa, pork facility, slated for the end of June, may not spell the end for the plant. According to Perry City Administrator Sven Peterson, there is significant interest from other meat companies...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Thursday just after the USDA September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report was released, I was talking on the phone discussing the report. After the call, my son Spencer who was near and...
Basically, you have the choice between two ventilation principles in pig farming: natural and mechanical. One advantage of natural ventilation is the low investment due to the use of natural resources and simple installation. Systems based on natural ventilation...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A month ago, the U.S. hog price had crawled up from the low 40’s to reach 57¢ lean a lb. If we had written we expected 53-54% lean hogs to be 76.52¢ lb....
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