USSEC recently organized a swine nutrition and management training course at the Universidad Polytechnica of Madrid (UPM) in Spain. A group of almost twenty customers from various Eastern European countries including Po
The General Accounting Office contends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's progress in promulgating a new rule for genetically engineered crops has difficulties to overcome. Until a rule is finalized, USDA will continu
The swine industry is becoming increasingly data-centric, with multitudes of new data points generated daily in all sectors of the pork supply chain. Caleb Grohmann shares his thoughts on what's ahead.
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture. Set for June 6-7, the two-day tour will travel to locations in Illin
Farmers taking advantage of the new Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans might be able to buy the seed, but the European Union's (EU) lack of import approval could mean they have nowhere to sell the beans at harvest. So
A $2.1 million grant will help Iowa State University plant scientists to study how corn responds to environmental stress at the genetic level. The three-year grant, awarded by the National Science Foundation, could set
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
The importance of agriculture and our food system has never been clearer to the world than now. The scale of the crisis is enormous but are there positive actions that pork producers have made and can use post-virus?
If you’re on the search for the best talent to join your organization, you want to create a welcoming environment. Is it possible your organization's recruiting behavior and reputation is discouraging job seekers?