Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe damage in the distribution area. Reports say the processing area is operational, but the plant remains closed until damage estimates are finalized.
Chip Flory joins the DC Signal to Noise podcast to talk about the political message being sent with this week's WASDE report. Is the export picture really as glum as the World Board makes it out to be?
Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can also be important to the individual farm and future success. Here are some thoughts on how we got here and how we move forward in the years to come.
The National Pork Producers Council is focused on the issue of "lab-grown" or "cultured" meat, and is determined to protect the integrity of traditionally produced, real pork products, writes Dan Kovich with NPPC.
The lack of regulatory oversight on fake meat does an injustice to consumers and creates an unfair advantage over conventional production. Also, gene-editing technology should be under USDA instead of FDA.