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
It’s certainly been a year filled with ups and downs, said Mike Haag, president of the Illinois Pork Producers. Between trade challenges, rumors of impeachment, African swine fever and more, it has not been boring.
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
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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.
National Junior Swine Association's secretary, Adrian Austin, says turning her focus to FFA in high school was a pivotal decision in her life, opening the doors to greater involvement in the pork industry.
The disproportionately large segment of baby boomers employed in skilled trades and their impending retirement adds to the expected workforce shortage in coming years, but that might be good for new hires.