What makes some farms targets for undercover activists? What should I tell my neighbor about African Swine Fever? These questions and more are answered on episode 2 of Overhe(a)rd, the Farm Journal Livestock podcast.
Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can also be important to the individual farm and future success. Here are some thoughts on how we got here and how we move forward in the years to come.
The Maschhoffs want potential production partners to understand what’s involved before they enter into a contract agreement. They provide a comprehensive report that outlines the costs of constructing a hog building.
Pork producers received fantastic news that the United States and Japan will begin trade talks soon. Japan is the U.S. pork industry’s No. 1 value market, importing in 2017 more than $1.6 billion of U.S. pork.
The U.S. needs to make moving toward a trade pact with Japan an “extraordinary” priority. That’s according to Gregg Doud, the chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Each year, Farm Journal staff write hundreds of stories that appear online, in print, on radio or on TV. Certain stories stand out for each of us, they might warm our hearts or were something we’re proud we wrote.
Japan might increase the amount of agriculture trade conducted with the U.S. through potential trade deal that was announced by President Trump following a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Integrating consultants into your operation to translate the sea of available information into actionable execution can potentially make the difference between simply performing or exceptionally perfecting.
It is extremely important for rapid progress to be made in these negotiations if U.S. beef and pork are to remain competitive in the largest value destination for U.S. red meat, says Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) president and CEO.
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.