In Africa’s growing cities, demand for more diverse and nutritious food is expected to triple within the next 20 years. Yet in Africa’s rural areas, farmers can barely produce enough food to feed themselves.
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.
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.