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Oct 27, 2015

Cutting through the baloney

The World Health Organization's cancer agency categorized red and processed meat as possible risk for cancer. Putting the decision into perspective,....More
Oct 21, 2015

Contemplating gestating sow housing

Converting to group sow housing needs to be made by checking out all possibilities, but it gets down to what's right for the individual hog operation....More
Oct 16, 2015

Locking out pork, dangerous precedent set by federal government

The pork industry calls 'hogwash' on federal government's decision to abruptly stop serving pork to 206,000 prisoners....More
Oct 08, 2015

Where’s the integrity?

Chipotle's "Food with Integrity" mantra falls on deaf ears, as the restaurant touts its model as the only way to do business....More
Oct 02, 2015

Raise your fork to pork

National Hog Farmer is celebrating National Pork Month with a new contest....More
Sep 29, 2015

Real victory over PEDV?1

The USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report documented U.S. hog farmers gain in productivity and strong recovery over PEDV. Still, most producers will....More
Sep 24, 2015

Don’t assume ‘it’s only Seneca Valley Virus’

A false assumption of Seneca Valley Virus presence in your herd could be detrimental to U.S. swine industry....More
Sep 17, 2015

Bacon-wrapped love

Is bacon the secret to finding your one true match?....More
Sep 11, 2015

Do consumers want 'never-ever' antibiotic policies?

Survey shows that consumers do not agree with a "never-ever" animal antibiotic policy as claimed by retailers....More
Sep 04, 2015

Full circle of pork

People attending state fairs can reconnect with a possible agriculture past, or perhaps get connected to where their food originates....More
Aug 21, 2015

No participation trophies in showing pigs

When Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced on Instagram that he was returning his children’s sport participation trophies, it....More
Jul 14, 2015

One man takes stand for animal agriculture

One Indiana family's battle to build a hog finishing unit is setting up to be a battle for all of animal agriculture....More
Jul 02, 2015

Announcing the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion

The votes have been counted and the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion has been selected....More
Jun 16, 2015

Help pick #RealPigFarming Grand Champion

Now we are asking for your help to name the Grand #RealPigFarming Champion. We sorted through all the great posts and featured the best #....More
Jun 11, 2015

Investigating group sow housing

Group sow housing is getting continued interest as consumers and retailers demand specifics practices of how their food is raised....More
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