Francis Forst, outgoing chairman of the Missouri Pork Association, presented the Outstanding Legislator Award to Representative John Wiemann (R-103rd District) during the 2019 Missouri Pork Expo on Feb. 12.
While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned.
Researchers from the University of Missouri, Kansas State University and Genus plc have successfully bred genetically edited pigs that are resistant to the deadly Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGEV).
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.
Smithfield Foods, Inc., is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies.