2018 was a record-breaking year for U.S. pork exports to South Korea. The current environment is very different, as Korea’s pork production edged higher last year and imports increased from foreign suppliers.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.
John Piotti of American Farmland Trust has dedicated his career to preserving rural farms and the local economies they support in the Northeast, and now he’s taking his message to the rest of the United States.
In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, NPPC is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in meat packing plants despite the government shutdown.