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.
Cargill announces that it will invest more than $15 million in a new piglet feed production line in Tianjin, China. The expansion will provide early life nutrition options for Chinese customers and their animals.
One lesson COVID-19 has taught our country is agriculture is essential. “We can't replace people getting up and doing the chores," says Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.