Recent Stories by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Maschhoffs want potential production partners to understand what’s involved before they enter into a contract agreement. They provide a comprehensive report that outlines the costs of constructing a hog building.
Sep 18, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Pork exports represent 35% in volume and 32% in value. Broiler exports represent largest volume share, while beef exports comprise greatest value share.
Sep 06, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
If you think it can’t happen to you, think again. Joey Carter is a family farmer. He had hoped to leave his hog operation in Duplin County, N.C., to his sons, but that was before the Smithfield lawsuits.
Sep 05, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
James Allen Insurance now offers policies for African Swine Fever and Foot and Mouth Disease, to protect farmers if these diseases enter the U.S.
Aug 30, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
The Swine Health Information Center announced late Thursday that another case of African Swine Fever has been reported in China. There are at least five cases in at least five provinces.