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.
As they gathered in the bleachers to listen to industry leaders and experts share their knowledge about the swine industry, I couldn’t help but think these are the most important faces of our industry.
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 I watched my daughter arrange and rearrange her misshapen pumpkins on our porch, I couldn’t help but smile. In her eyes they were all absolutely perfect. She didn’t see the blemishes and imperfections.
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.