National Hog Farmer Blog http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/21061/feed Thoughts about the pork industry this week. en A pro-science win? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 20 May 2016 16:46:00 +0000 67061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 5 takeaways from 2016 class of Masters http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters <div class="node-body blog-body">Many outstanding leadership qualities bond “The 70 Masters” together, but their unique stories will motivate you to climb your own mountain. These individuals bring to surface some valuable wisdom on living life to the fullest and being a successful leader.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/5-takeaways-2016-class-masters#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 09 May 2016 20:23:00 +0000 66731 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Water should not be taken for granted http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted <div class="node-body blog-body">Water is the lifeblood of civilization and should not be taken for granted.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/water-should-not-be-taken-granted#comments Animal Well-Being Environment National Hog Farmer Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 15:48:00 +0000 66611 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork messages need to be 'on fleek' http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek <div class="node-body blog-body">For the first time, the millennials took the lead as the largest generation living. Marketing pork to this generation will take ingenuity, freshness and learning a whole new language.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pork-messages-need-be-fleek#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 02 May 2016 15:01:00 +0000 66541 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Do your draft homework to develop a strong pork team http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as football teams assess their current strengths and weaknesses, pork producers should also evaluate where their team could use a high "draft pick."</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:14:00 +0000 66421 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Tick bite could exterminate meat-eaters' appetite http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite <div class="node-body blog-body">A bite from lone star ticks in some people can trigger sensitivity to red meat that can result in symptoms such as itching, hives, swollen lips and breathing problems.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:38:00 +0000 66281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Build trust by protecting pork brand http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/build-trust-protecting-pork-brand <div class="node-body blog-body">Building consumer trust and protecting your brand is important whether you're raising hogs or publishing magazines.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/build-trust-protecting-pork-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/build-trust-protecting-pork-brand#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:54:00 +0000 66161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Can’t escape the food label noise http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/can-t-escape-food-label-noise <div class="node-body blog-body">Consumers say taste, safety and price remain the most important values when purchasing food. So, why are food companies filling food labels with noisy jargon and market hype. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/can-t-escape-food-label-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/can-t-escape-food-label-noise#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:08:00 +0000 65831 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Education gap can be overwhelming http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/education-gap-can-be-overwhelming <div class="node-body blog-body">Today's hog producers need to gather as much information as possible to help their operation succeed. Nowadays, they also need a broadened knowledge base to dispel consumer misinformation that is piling up on the information superhighway. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/education-gap-can-be-overwhelming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/education-gap-can-be-overwhelming#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:02:00 +0000 65791 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Grilling season is upon us; throw on some chops http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/grilling-season-upon-us-throw-some-chops <div class="node-body blog-body">The grilling season is upon us, and that means it's time to get creative with the preparation of pork cuts.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/grilling-season-upon-us-throw-some-chops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/grilling-season-upon-us-throw-some-chops#comments Business Marketing Pork is Delicious National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 31 Mar 2016 22:05:00 +0000 65621 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com