Latest Content

Newly-revamped program funds research into swine health Through the Growing Research and New Technology for Swine (GRANTS) program, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, three research proposals have each been awarded $35,000 in funding. Following the program’s expansion from the Awards for...
 “As feed price increases, we must focus even more on all areas of deficiency in feed utilization.” APC is pleased to share the latest Swine Trends podcast episode featuring Dr. David Rosero of The Hanor Company. In this episode,...
Three semi-trailers worth of pork product were stolen from an Ottumwa plant Thursday, totaling over $100,000 in stolen meat. Ottumwa police responded to a call regarding a stolen semi at JBS, a meat packing plant in Ottumwa, Thursday at 7...
U.S. pork exports for the first half of the year were down by 19% in volume and 18% in value over the same period of 2021, according to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. From January...
Focused on Aggressively Managing Costs and More Efficient Operations, Continued Improvement in Chicken Segment Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein with leading brands including Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire...
Forty-eight young Iowans are going to ‘Find their fun’ at this year’s Iowa State Fair as they participate in the 2022 Bacon Buddies® pig show that will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Swine Barn. The Bacon Buddies show,...
 ASF, Inflation, and Policies Challenge Growth While Trade Prospects Rise. Join me as I check in with,Christine Mccracken Senior Animal Protein Analyst as we discuss the latest Rabobank report in complete detail. Christine McCracken Senior Analyst – Animal Protein Christine is conducting animal...
Source: Sioux City Journal Tyson Foods is celebrating its 40th year slaughtering and processing pork in Storm Lake. In 1982, Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., a forerunner to Tyson, purchased the then-vacant plant from Hygrade Food Products and remodeled it extensively. It was...
Source: ABC The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed a long-standing precedent that allowed landowners to sue for damages when a neighboring hog farm causes water pollution or odor problems that affect quality of life. he Iowa Supreme Court on Thursday reversed...
CME Group lean hog futures fell on Monday, as worries about the U.S. economy and a seasonal slowdown in meat demand signaled declining pork demand, traders said. CME most-active August lean hog futures settled down 1.900 cents at 104.875 cents...
It's time to nominate those Iowans in the pork industry who best represent the qualities for Master Pork Producer, Master Pork Partner and the Environmental Steward. The Master Pork awards are a joint effort of the Iowa Pork Producers...
Source: Quad City Times Wisconsin-based meat processing company Fair Oaks Foods plans to build a $134 million facility in Davenport to make bacon. The 150,000 square-foot facility will be in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center near I-80. City and economic development...
About the Guest Jason McAlister, president CloverLeaf Animal welfare Systems, started his career at the world-famous Gilbertville locker. He went on to work with IBP and Tyson until 2007, when he transitioned to Triumph Foods. He has since led their animal...
The family of Dr. Neil E. Harl has provided a gift commitment of $2 million to help establish the endowed Dr. Neil E. Harl Opportunity Scholarship, which will provide support for students who wish to attend the College of...
Public pressure stops Iowa Select in Tama county Last week, Iowa Select withdrew a construction permit application to build a 5,000-head hog factory in Tama County.