Leaders from the National Pork Board's International Marketing Committee, and staff of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), just returned from a series of industry visits in Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Macau.
Patrick Bane, an Illinois pig farmer, has been named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year by the National Pork Board. Bane will travel the U.S. as an ambassador and voice for the pork industry throughout the year.
Today’s consumers are asking more questions about where their food comes from and now, a new non-fiction book by children’s author Katie Olthoff will help tell the story of raising pigs on a modern Iowa farm.
Jules Pretty will discuss sustainable intensification of agriculture systems and how it offers synergistic opportunities for the co-production of agricultural outcomes, at the Agronomy and Crop Societies annual meeting.