Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
To listen to the presidential candidates tell it, America has lost its competitiveness in the global economy. Like many things you hear in election season, that's a gross and inaccurate overstatement. The U.S. is
The right U.S. food and agricultural government policies can improve the health of America's families, economy, farms and the environment, as outlined in recommendations from AGree, which describes itself as an or
In a recent survey, 82 percent of pig farmers say they are aware of the upcoming regulatory changes regarding on-farm antibiotic use. And of those surveyed, on average, 71 percent have a defined record-keeping protocol
People have long assumed that poultry, with lower levels of saturated fatty acids compared with most red meats, would contribute less to cholesterol levels and other factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
Nearly 300 National Pork Industry Forum delegates, pig farmers and U.S. pork industry staff assembled in Indianapolis today to learn more about the upcoming regulatory changes to on-farm antibiotic use. The producer upd