Pork exports continued to be impacted by retaliatory duties in China and Mexico, says USMEF. September pork export volume was down 2% from a year ago to 179,423 mt, while export value fell 7% to $470.2 million.
Smithfield Foods, Inc., is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies.
Are you taking time to tell your story? In a world of quick answers, Illinois pig farmer Pat Bane believes farmers should take time to explain why they do what they do. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his farm.
During October, we celebrated pork and the hardworking farmers who put pork on your plate. In case you missed our daily posts, here are the top five posts that caught your attention during the second half of the month.
Iowa State's Department of Animal Science celebrates 100 years of meat science in November when faculty, alumni and students will gather to recognize one of the country’s first land-grant meat science programs.
The hog market put in one of its best performances last week as the number of African swine fever (ASF) reports climbed in China. On AgriTalk, Chip Flory talked with Jim Wiesemeyer, Shaun Haney and Tim Burrack about ASF.
After years of planning, funding requests, and resources, the facility to serve as the primary defense against accidental or intentional introduction of transboundary animal diseases is being built in Manhattan, Kan.