At Farm Journal’s PORK we celebrate the hard work our pig farmers do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. But, in honor of National Farmer's Day, we wanted to share 5 reasons why we're their biggest fans.
A recent trade mission to Asia by the National Pork Board International Marketing Committee built lasting relationships with international customers and elevated U.S. pork as the global protein of choice.
The USDA’s estimates of Sept. 1 grains stocks pressured the price for both corn and soybeans much higher than expected. University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs shares his weekly outlook.
The increasing number of disease outbreaks are spurring the U.S. pork industry’s focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs).
An outbreak of classical swine fever (hog cholera) has been reported in a remote region of Brazil on Oct. 6. The Brazil agricultural ministry says the discovery will have no impact on hog health or pork exports.
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.