In-person food trade exhibitions have been rare in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But food trade shows are returning to some Asian markets, including the recently completed SIAL China food exhibition.
Technology will transform animal ag in the years ahead. Whether you are on the adopting or the developing end of the spectrum, quick identification of technologies that have potential pitfalls will be a big advantage.
COVID-19 has caused excruciating issues for the pork industry. From market disruptions to pork producers having to make incredibly difficult decisions because of over-capacity, 2020 has been a year for the ages.
The FDA has had jurisdiction over gene-edited livestock for more than two years, instead of transferring it to the USDA, which, the NPPC says, has the right experience and regulatory framework to oversee the technology.
Trump’s efforts on behalf of farmers is clear and warrants their support this November, says Sam Clovis, a member of the organization and also a former White House ag advisor and advisor to President Trump.
It started off as a normal day of deer hunting for Ryan Brook’s colleague and his friends. But when they came around a bend and walked into a group of several hundred feral swine, their day changed in a heartbeat.
Agricultural economists share their forecast prices for the next several quarters following the Sept. 24 announcement of the September 2020 Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report in a teleconference funded by the Pork Checkoff.