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.
I often come across posts from activist groups doing their best to undermine animal agriculture. The most frustrating thing is that I’m only seeing these posts because one of my friends has chosen to “share” them.
A new bill would establish a working group at the Department of Transportation to examine the federal Hours of Service rules and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations. Pork producers are pleased.