Hog Farmers Urgently Need Congressional Action to Weather Crisis

Estimated Two Million Hogs Remain Backed-Up on Farms as Producers Face $5 Billion in Losses U.S. hog farmers continue to face an unprecedented emergency as...

Biosecurity Boosts the Bottom Line

If you don’t think strong biosecurity is essential to your business, try surviving without it. In this age of growing disease threats from PRRS...

NPPC Leads Coalition Warning Congress of Major Agriculture Inspection Funding Shortfall

A coalition of more than 150 agriculture, trade and related groups led by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sent a letter today to...

Jointly Funded Project Will Look for Gaps in US Pork Industry Biosecurity

The National Pork Board (NPB) and Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) are funding a 12-month long project, with the collaboration of the National Pork...

Smithfield Foods says not all plant workers can be socially distanced

Some 16,000 meatpackers in 23 states have been infected Smithfield Foods, the world's biggest pork processor, said workers cannot be socially distant in all areas...

Tackling Agro-Terrorism and Agro-Crime, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory Consulting

Sometimes, unlikely events happen.  That fact is clearer now more than anytime I can recall.  Six months ago, who could have imagined that millions...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 5th 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Friday June 5, 2020 CORN AND SOYBEANS: Hedging is advised into the middle part of next week....

K-state Veterinary Researcher Demonstrates How Additives Can Help Mitigate Risk Of African Swine Fever

New research at Kansas State University is demonstrating that the risk of spreading a deadly animal virus through feed can be effectively reduced through...

NPPC Supports Bill Helping Farmers Participate in Carbon Markets

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) strongly supports legislation being discussed during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing today that creates important elements needed to...

China, U.S. to review trade deal, air other grievances on August 15: sources

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense...
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