As they gathered in the bleachers to listen to industry leaders and experts share their knowledge about the swine industry, I couldn’t help but think these are the most important faces of our industry.
If you don’t spend time around kids in the pork industry, you need to start. Check out this first in a series of videos of their stories and hear the enthusiasm in their words and their voices for yourself.
A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equal to conventionally grown foods. Yes, consumers are paying more for organic foods that still use pesticides. But that won't change their minds.
The jury verdict against a hog farm last week sent reverberations throughout the pork industry. It was the first of several pending lawsuits in North Carolina, and it set a dangerous and uncomfortable precedent.
Do you think the U.S. swine herd will get African swine fever? I watched her face as she worked to pull together everything she could to come up with the right answer. That’s a tough question for a 13-year-old.