A farmer, rancher and former city council member is out on bond awaiting trial, following an investigation that concluded in a Llano County Grand Jury true bill indictment. The felony charge is livestock theft.
A new grant will allow ISU researchers to study how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the U.S. food supply chain with the goal of finding short- and long-term solutions to increase resiliency against future disruption.
COVID-19 concerns may have kept 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference attendees physically apart, but it did not stop the sharing of ideas and perspectives during one of the industry’s most beloved events of the year.
When Kent Bang thinks about the pork industry and all it has been through in the past year and continues to suffer through, he believes three traits describe how people in the pork industry feel right now.
From studying how essential fatty acids affect inflammation, joint health and fatty acid metabolism to helping young swine enthusiasts discover career paths, Spenser Becker is leaving her mark on the pork industry.
The North American International Livestock Exposition announced they will have a show, but for participants only. Here's one exhibitor's perspective on the largest all-breed, purebred livestock event in the world.
The money went out, but it didn’t come back in. For fair administrators, the 2020 Missouri State Fair was a far cry from what they anticipated a year ago. But they did achieve their most important goal.
It's not hard to figure out who Steve Weiss emulates. When you walk into his office, the first thing you'll notice is a large portrait of his father on his wall – the man who first taught him the value of servitude.
Communities in Louisiana are still suffering from the destruction brought on by Hurricane Laura. Leaders in the pork industry are intent on making sure people get food and know they are cared about. Here's one story.
A key component of retention is reducing the amount of time it takes new employees to become fully contributing members of the team. For those with no livestock experience, the learning curve can seem even steeper.