Each year, Farm Journal staff write hundreds of stories that appear online, in print, on radio or on TV. Certain stories stand out for each of us, they might warm our hearts or were something we’re proud we wrote.
In contrast to all the positive aspects of showing pigs, in recent years swine shows have been linked to influenza illnesses in people. What should commercial hog producers know about influenza at swine shows?
John Piotti of American Farmland Trust has dedicated his career to preserving rural farms and the local economies they support in the Northeast, and now he’s taking his message to the rest of the United States.
It is important for youth involved in fair exhibitions to understand how to protect the health of their animals, safeguard their personal health, and educate the public on how to interact with animals in a safe manner.
Wild pig horizon: Missouri officials believe a no-hunting policy is highly potent and conducive to elimination of wild pigs, while some landowners believe the no-hunting approach is a recipe for a population increase.