Many are wondering if the hog market is a sleeping giant, waiting to wake from its slumber presenting a trading opportunity for the speculative investor and a harvest opportunity to the short hedger....More
Appointments of Alicia Pedemonti, Hopkinton, N.H.; Gene Noem, Ames, Iowa; and Mike Skahill, Williamsburg, Va., to the National Pork Board announced. Janet Archer, Goldsboro, N.C. and Terry O’Neel, Friend, Neb., were reappointed....More
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing the Renewable Fuels Standard renewable volume obligations for 2017 at 18.8 billion gallons of renewable fuels with 14.8 billion gallons from corn ethanol....More
The $147.7 billion FY ’17 agriculture appropriations bill passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with priorities for agricultural research, food safety, programs that supports veterans working in agriculture and opening a USDA office in Cuba....More
A recent report claims genetically modified organisms pose no health concerns to humans who consume products made from such crops. Though a victory for modern agriculture, the battle is far from over....More
GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP’s swine management software with GVL’s FeedLINK® Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive solution.
With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms. ...More
Purdue study designed to measure the demographics and attitudes of people who have visited a working farm or food production facility and compare those to people who have not visited an agricultural production operation....More