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.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
2016 Blue Ribbon Bacon Queen Allison Schafer shares some of her experiences as representative of all things bacon. Although her reign ended last year, she continues to share her love of bacon with others.
Seven cases of African swine fever in China are pressuring pig farmers in the central and northern areas can't transport pigs through the affected areas to packing plants in the southern part of the state.