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.
Government and meat industry officials from Denmark visits U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) headquarters in Denver and USDA staff in Washington, D.C., to gain a better understanding of U.S. red meat production.
Growing demand and limited real estate has Chinese pork producers looking up to expanded production. More “high-rise hog hotels” are going up in southern China, as the country rapidly modernizes their hog industry.