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Dec 02, 2016

Country relations in a post-Fidel era

Now that Fidel Castro has passed on, it will be interesting to see how well President-elect Donald Trump and Cuban President Raúl Castro get along....More
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Nov 28, 2016

Protesting agriculture becoming a professional sport2

American agriculture built this nation.  In the most primitive form, living off the land is the only way to survive.  Teach Americans to....More
Nov 23, 2016

Welcome to the season of ham

Nothing sets the table, and the mood, like a beautiful Christmas ham. That is good news for the U.S. pork industry....More
Nov 21, 2016

5 blessings to say around the table

There are so many sectors in agriculture facing the same financial fate in 2016, low to negative returns. As a business person, it is not wrong to....More
Nov 18, 2016

Setting goals is a step in ‘write’ direction

Going through life without written goals it like going on a cross-country trip without a GPS; you're not going to get where you want to be....More
Nov 14, 2016

What Massachusetts ballot initiative means to real pig farming

Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved ballot initiative Question 3 on Election Day, banning the use of certain confinement housing for....More
Nov 11, 2016

Mr. Trump goes to Washington … now what?

No one knows for sure what a Donald Trump administration will look like. But, let's all take a deep breathe and let him prove himself, or at least....More
Nov 07, 2016

Still time for political pig wrestling

On Wednesday, the election campaign nightmare will be over and no matter the outcome the rush to accomplish something on Capitol Hill is on....More
Nov 04, 2016

Numbers of history: 100, 108, 129

Nothing lasts forever — not credible, trustworthy newsmen; not Billy goat curses; not even family farms....More
Oct 31, 2016

7 Pork Month messages to digest

During National Pork Month, the National Hog Farmer staff sat down with pork leaders, discussing the real issues of the swine business. Here is a....More
Oct 26, 2016

Take a stand, before you fall for anything

Young pork producers need to join the spokesperson force of telling the swine industry story to the world, starting with their peers....More
Oct 18, 2016

Move over bacon, chefs upgrading pork belly to new heights

From fast food to fine dining, the pork belly is becoming a hot trend among Americans. While most pork belly is cured into bacon, food connoisseurs....More
Oct 10, 2016

A few more farmers, fewer politicians

The 2016 presidential election campaign season is one that will be talked about for years, but not in a good way. While the world record is being set....More
Oct 07, 2016

Stormy picture could be worse

Hog producers in the southeastern U.S. have the added pressure of Hurricane Matthew knocking on their barn doors this weekend....More
Oct 03, 2016

Global investors ask Walmart and others to cut meat

A group of 40 global investors urge major food companies to skip animal proteins in its call for sustainable protein supply chains....More
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