The $250 million joint venture will produce clean renewable natural gas from hog manure. Over the next decade the investment will include 90% of Smithfield’s finishing spaces in North Carolina and Utah.
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture. Set for June 6-7, the two-day tour will travel to locations in Illin
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
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.