The $250 million joint venture will produce clean renewable natural gas from hog manure. Over the next decade the investment will include 90% of Smithfield’s finishing spaces in North Carolina and Utah.
An animal rights group applauded a court ruling ordering Idaho to pay $260,000 to attorneys for animal rights groups over the state's law banning spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses violated free speech rights.
The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
Iowa Select's new farm in Williams, Iowa, is a “Green Farmstead Partner” with the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers. The double-barn farm is designed for 4,800 head and features technology to decrease odors.
Idaho officials have agreed to pay $260,000 to the attorneys for an animal welfare group following a federal court ruling that found the state’s law banning spying at farms violated free speech rights.
IPPA has provided $25,000 to IDALS to be used for various projects over the next year. The funds will help offset up to 50% of the costs for pig farmers to install saturated buffers or bioreactors on their farm land.