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Sep 30, 2016

Welcome to 'Pork-tober'

Pork producers have a lot to be proud of as we enter National Pork Month — October (or shall we call it “Pork-tober”? From the way they care for the....More
Sep 26, 2016

Battling superbugs takes commitment from all

Combating antibiotic resistance takes a commitment from both the animal agriculture and human health sectors, together and equally....More
Sep 16, 2016

Better yourself through learning

Hog producers have lots of opportunities to better themselves through workshops, seminars and symposiums. Whichever you choose, take full advantage....More
Sep 12, 2016

Top 10 roadkill market subjects in 2016

Low prices across the grain and livestock markets have no producers bragging. It is also hard to keep a positive attitude and it is challenging to....More
Sep 05, 2016

Producer should take the lead in Veterinary Feed Directive prep

While prepping for the new VFD rules starts with a good relationship with a veterinarian, the responsibility to follow regulations remains on the hog....More
Sep 01, 2016

Friendly hog highs in the news

Counties in Nebraska have adopted livestock friendly designations, and a recent study shows the program is working. Another study in Washington....More
Aug 29, 2016

Stylish ways vegans justify eating meat

The anti-animal crowd claims vegetarian diets are on the rise, however more and more consumers openly admit to cheating on the vegan diet....More
Aug 26, 2016

Give me good food, not labels

Make your food-buying and dining choices by what's right for you and your family, don't get caught up in feel-good labels. Cost, taste and quality....More
Aug 22, 2016

Meat is a matter of taste, not a habit

American are eating more meat again. The reason for growth in U.S. meat consumption is not about breaking a bad habit but rather affording the tasty....More
Aug 19, 2016

3 stories you might have missed

Prestage Farms' pork processing plant plan is moving forward in Iowa; Canadian hog industry is expanding slowly compared to the U.S.; and the....More
Aug 12, 2016

Hard lessons learned in show barn

Illinois junior swine exhibitors share valuable lessons from the state fair barns....More
Aug 08, 2016

Getting U.S. pork in gold medal contention

U.S. pork industry gearing up for a gold-medal run in the global export market, and knowing the competition, obstacles is half the battle....More
Aug 04, 2016

Media interview gone wrong1

Openly, Illinois pig farmers accepted the invitation to open the barn doors to reporters of the Chicago Tribune. Unfortunately, the end product was....More
Aug 01, 2016

5 notable developments transpiring in China pork industry

The leading global producer and consumer of pork, China is currently undergoing an evolution that should have all pig farmers sitting up and taking....More
Jul 25, 2016

3 ways HSUS is pressing meatless agenda

HSUS' mission to make the entire world “meatless” is still alive and kicking. The game may have change. The tactics may be refined, but the agenda is....More
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