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The Day Derecho Hit Our Farm

Aug 13, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
At 11:44 a.m. on August 10, Kelly Sheets, an Iowa pig farmer, posted a simple plea on Facebook as 100-mph winds devastated his farm in central Iowa. “Please pray. This is ugly.”

I Smell A Rat...Now What?

Aug 12, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
It's the topic no one wants to talk about, but as cooler weather approaches, there's no better time than now to discuss rodent control. Between the pandemic and 2020 weather conditions, rodents are on the rise.

Pork Production On the Rise in Mexico

Aug 11, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
Retail consumer demand for pork continues driving production increases in Mexico. Packing plants’ COVID-19 preventive measures have also allowed Mexico’s production to continue its upward trend to meet demand.