Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
U.S. soybean futures rose to their highest in almost two years on Thursday to trade above the $11 mark as investors continued to price in strong export demand for U.S. soy in the face of a rain-reduced harvest in Argent
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.
Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation donated 17,000 boneless pork loin roasts during Operation Christmas Meal, a free pork loin giveaway for families unable to afford a Christmas meal this year.
Iowa State's Department of Animal Science celebrates 100 years of meat science in November when faculty, alumni and students will gather to recognize one of the country’s first land-grant meat science programs.