Recent Stories by Jennifer Shike
A few highlights from the 2019 National Swine Improvement Federation meeting in Indianapolis.
It’s time to start dreaming about food production, says Max Rothschild, distinguished professor at Iowa State University, kicking off the 2019 National Swine Improvement Federation meeting.
NPPC and AFBF filed a legal challenge to California's Proposition 12, which imposes animal housing standards that reach outside of California's borders to farms across the U.S. and beyond.
From gene regulation to crossbred breeding programs, 10 graduate students from across the country presented their research at the National Swine Improvement Federation meeting in Indianapolis on Dec. 5-6.
Food companies and farmers must adapt and adopt to purpose-driven purchasers.
A fence intended to prevent wild boars from bringing African swine fever into Denmark is getting pushback from critics who say the fence is a waste of money against a problem that doesn’t exist.
As the cold weather sets in, China’s pork prices saw an increase on Monday as consumption grew and supplies remained limited in the world’s largest pork-consuming country.
Dec 02, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Planning for the unexpected is not easy. But take it from the poultry industry who learned this lesson the hard way with avian influenza – an emergency plan is always worth the time and effort.
Dec 01, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Feeding two billion more people is both a problem and an opportunity. Emily Johannes says we simply cannot feed the people of this world with the existing resources we have.
Nov 29, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Iowa Select Farms and Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation donate 1 million ham sandwiches and 10,000 pork sticks to at-risk kids.