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May 13, 2015

Celebrating 80 years of lighting, efficiency, comfort

May marks the 80th anniversary of the Rural Electrification Administration, and it's time the celebrate the efficiencies and productivity it brought....More
May 06, 2015

Doing the right thing

Seaboard Foods took the correct actions as a result of recent undercover video showed improper animal handling....More
Apr 30, 2015

#RealPigFarming Challenge starts May 2

More and more consumers are asking how pigs are raised and the best person to explain it or better yet show them is you, the pork producers. ....More
Apr 13, 2015

Bacon, the natural charm

Bacon has naturally enticed people around the world since it was first invented in 1500 B.C. The cured, smoky wonder has advance from a breakfast....More
Apr 06, 2015

Pork, a spicy social media affair

More Americans are inspired to take a photo of their meal featuring pork and socially share it with friends than any other animal protein....More
Apr 02, 2015

Flourishing new possibilities

Springtime often blooms new possibilities and a renew focus. As I step into the editor role at National Hog Farmer, my center of attention will now....More
Jan 21, 2015

PEDV still on minds at Minnesota Pork Congress

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus is still on the minds of hog producers and swine industry leaders, but the disease appears to be under control, at....More
Dec 12, 2014

No Magic Bullets, But Pork Industry Research Builds Toward Future Solutions

National Hog Farmer has a long tradition of delivering research-based information targeted specifically for our pork producer readers. Our December....More
Dec 05, 2014

A Responsible Pork Industry Cares About its Animals

It seems the pork industry has had another rough-and-tumble round of media coverage this week. Mercy for Animals released undercover video taken on a....More
Kevin Schulz
Sep 17, 2014

Leman Conference Impressions

I hate to admit, but this year was the first time that I have ever attended the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. Though I have worked in Minnesota....More
Dec 20, 2013

Looking Back at 2013 Through Headlines: The Year in Review

It’s that time of year when lists are made. It starts with the Christmas list and seems to conclude with a list of resolutions for 2014. When it....More
antibiotics for pigs.
Dec 13, 2013

Antibiotic Use in Agriculture Made News This Week

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance this week on two proposals aimed at limiting the use of antibiotics in food animals in....More
Nov 29, 2013

Still No Farm Bill (And Why We Care)

‘Tis the season to focus on our plentiful, affordable food, our full stomachs, and our thankfulness that one leads to the other. As we lick the....More
Nov 01, 2013

When Bad Videos Happen to Good Pork Producers

Ugh, another undercover video.” I think this was a common sentiment in the pork industry this week as the Mercy for Animals organization released....More
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