After a fire Friday night that closed its Holcomb, Kan., beef packing facility, Tyson Foods says it will continue to pay employees and utilize other sites in its network to keep the beef supply chain moving.
Temperature increases during dry periods outpace average climate warming, say researchers at the University of California, Irvine. They point to concurrent changes in atmospheric water vapor as a driver of the surge.
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.
According to a report from the United Nations, meat production is expected to fall for the first time in two decades because of pork production declines. Thee is still expected to be growth in chicken and beef.
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.
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.