National Junior Swine Association members from across the country are joining together with the National Pork Board to provide relief to Iowa and Nebraska communities that have been affected by the recent floods.
Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
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.
As America’s pig farmers fight back from the negative impact of COVID-19, up-and-down markets and bad weather, a new study released by the National Pork Board shows farmers are making leaps in sustainability.