While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned.
Want to thank your landlords, showcase a new building, or share pork production practices with your neighbors or consumers? If so, consider hosting an event on your farm to build relationships and positive impressions.
Germany said any escalation of U.S. tariffs on metal imports into a full-blown trade war could cause tangible damage to the global recovery, although the tariffs themselves should have only a limited effect.
China's ban on imports from Germany, its third largest supplier, comes as the world's top meat buyer faces a pork shortage of its own caused by a massive decline in hog numbers due to African swine fever.
I had the opportunity to host a group of food bloggers at a farm that I am the veterinarian for in South Dakota. Prior to this, I didn’t really understand food blogging, but let me tell you, I learned a lot.
Germany's swine herd numbers are reaching near 20-year lows, resulting in a decline in pig feed demand. This causes challenges for the U.S. as it’s currently the top exporter of commodity soybeans to Germany.
The pork organizations argued that there is no compelling need for the gag order, the District Court did not consider alternatives to the order, the order is overbroad and vague, and it won’t be effective.
The summer show season is uncertain for many 4-H and FFA members who have been caring for their livestock and preparing the show ring for weeks. Some event organizers have found another way using the World Wide Web.