Recent Stories by Sara Brown
Mar 15, 2019 by Sara Brown
China made its largest purchase of U.S. pork in nearly two years last week, according to USDA data released Thursday. Chinese hog prices continue to climb as the country an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).
Mar 12, 2019 by Sara Brown
Leaving your jacket, keys or phone in a taxi or Uber car? Common occurrence. But in Uber’s third annual Lost & Found Index lists a few unusual items—a salmon head for one—left behind.
Mar 11, 2019 by Sara Brown
For the fifth time, a North Carolina jury has come down against a Smithfield-owned subsidiary for claims of nuisance against neighbors of the hog farm.
Mar 07, 2019 by Sara Brown
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is recognizing 58 locations of Smithfield Foods, Inc., for environmental achievements, and 34 locations for workplace safety accomplishments.
Feb 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
While the vast majority of respondents in Drover’s latest poll are wearing Muck Boots on their farm, several reader opinions were submitted in the comment section offering critique and highlighting new options.
Feb 12, 2019 by Sara Brown
There’s nothing worse than wet socks when you are out doing chores! And this is the time of year is the most challenging—it’s cold, wet and muddy. Tell us what rubber boots you prefer in the latest Drovers poll.
Feb 11, 2019 by Sara Brown
Bacon continues to drive consumer demand for pork. JBS USA is looking to meet this growing foodservice and retail demand with a $20 million expansion of it’s Ottumwa, Iowa, pork plant.
Feb 06, 2019 by Sara Brown
The 2019 class of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator have been chosen, highlighting 10 livestock products that will have significant effect on the industry moving forward.