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Mar 31, 2016

Grilling season is upon us; throw on some chops

The grilling season is upon us, and that means it's time to get creative with the preparation of pork cuts....More
Mar 28, 2016

Nutritional benefit off the menu for global food policies

The health value of animal proteins to a humans’ well-being is no longer a decision factor in series of global food policies....More
Mar 25, 2016

Numbers lead to pork production success

Numbers drive the U.S. hog industry — percent market share, packer capacity, pigs per sow per year, prewean mortality, average daily gain — so you....More
Mar 21, 2016

3 reasons why Cuba will not bring a tsunami for U.S. pork exports

The minute Obama landed in Cuba, the hopes that the visit will embark a wave of change and part a sea of economic opportunity for U.S.agriculture....More
Mar 18, 2016

Hog producers come to the table for antibiotic disucssions

Many families will be gathering together this next week for Easter, and some of the best times together will be spent around the table —....More
Mar 14, 2016

Farming, not for the faint of heart

Celebrate the world of agriculture by raising our forks to America's farmers, supporting their freedom to farm and embracing the technology to....More
Mar 10, 2016

Brotherhood of pork in action

Unity was evident as delegates from each of the 43 states represented at the Pork Industry Forum stood in solidarity against the USDA's decision to....More
Mar 07, 2016

Fight, never settle

While the Pork Forum is never short of delegate action or news, this year a particular action by the USDA came to the forefront and quickly united....More
Mar 04, 2016

Industry pressures won’t stop … Be Ready

Consumer-driven changes to agriculture and the hog industry are not going away, and the antibiotic-use issue is only the latest. Producers need to be....More
Feb 24, 2016

Post-election pork options

France and Denmark have the right idea about making pork more readily accessible to consumers....More
Feb 22, 2016

Finishing the journey

Knowing the hard work Heath put into raising this pig, I have to admire him for finishing the journey that he and his mom traveled together — in my....More
Feb 18, 2016

History’s a good reason to step up biosecurity

A look back at the 2001 foot-and-mouth outbreak in the United Kingdom should be lesson enough for stepping up biosecurity and closely monitoring your....More
Feb 15, 2016

The suggestion box is always open

Every day, I receive many interesting messages in my work’s email. I openly welcome valuable feedback to keep the best information available at your....More
Feb 10, 2016

Keep Calm and Move Your Hogs

Proper livestock handling techniques take an effort, and that effort goes a long way in maintaining the good health of both the animals and the....More
Feb 03, 2016

Producer’s safety mantra: ‘No more, nobody else’

Iowa hog producer Leon Sheets survived a flash fire caused by foaming manure in his hog barn, and he shares his story so no one else will need to go....More
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