Hurricanes often spawn storms of misinformation, including warnings about pig farms from activist groups intent on stoking fears. As Isaias approaches North Carolina, here's how pig farmers are preparing.
Many animal activists have taken the current circumstances and lack of public events as an opportunity to ramp up their online efforts, including ones targeting 4-H and FFA. Here's how to help mitigate their influence.
Animal activists infiltrated a facility on Tuesday used by Iowa Select Farms and proceeded to taunt, harass and videotape their team members, says Jen Sorenson, director of communications for Iowa Select Farms.
When we think of dealing with a crisis, our immediate thoughts are usually operational. While that is absolutely essential to consider, we need to remember to include communications in our crisis planning.
U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley along with Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence asking for additional support for Iowa pork producers.
While not surprising, it is infuriating to see various animal rights activist organizations attempt to take advantage of public fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for their own gain, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
When Chris Hoffman realized that his neighbors truly didn’t understand pig production, he decided it was time to start talking about the We Care initiatives more. But sometimes talking about it isn't enough.