Hog Industry News


Corn Producers Benefit from Red Meat Exports

Dec 18, 2018 by USMEF
2018 beef and pork exports will use a combined total of 14.9 million tons of corn and DDGS, which equates to an additional 459.7 million bushels of corn produced – an increase of 29 percent over the 2015 projections.

7 Tips to Improve Your Bottom Line in 2019

Dec 18, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
From the first step your sow takes in the morning until her last, everything that happens to her during the day can impact her feed consumption and use. If you want to improve your operation, look at her point of view.

4 Tips to Keep Food Safe This Holiday

Dec 17, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – until somebody gets sick at your holiday gathering. Make sure you don’t spread bacteria that can cause harmful foodborne illnesses this season. 

Building a Snack Stick Empire

Dec 13, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
An entrepreneur at heart, Doug Hankes' passion to make a better snack stick has their family-owned business, Thrushwood Farms, on a path to double their snack stick production by 2020.

Dan Murphy: Ruler of the Restaurant

Dec 11, 2018 by Dan Murphy
Wondering what the 100 Hottest Food Trends for 2018 might be? Wonder no more. Despite the media’s salivation over alt-meats and veggie eats, meat and poultry still dominate foodservice.

5 Gifts Your Pig Farmer Will Love

Dec 11, 2018 by Sara Brown
But whether it's work gloves, warm socks or tools—when you work 24/7 these farmer gifts can make our day all year long. So here's five gifts any hog farmer would like to see under the tree: