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Jan 22, 2016

Shake the mental funk

January seems to be a rough month for most people. The hopes of better things to come in a new year often fizzle out as the short, cold days....More
Jan 12, 2016

Fighting the elements for the love of hogs

Today's hog producers raise their pigs in modern confinement facilities because they care for their livestock, rather than exposing them to the harsh....More
Jan 11, 2016

Embracing the precise gene editing revolution

Scientists are able to tackle big health obstacles in humans and other animals quicker with this precise genome editing tool, allowing them a cost-....More
Jan 08, 2016

Dietary guidelines are just that, guidelines

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines were released just in time to help people with New Year's resolutions of healthy living. Keep in mind they are merely....More
Dec 30, 2015

Keep talking in 2016

In the name of swine herd and industry health, make 2016 the year to be more open about communications....More
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Dec 28, 2015

Move over bacon, sausage is the new food fad

Hyperlocal, artisan food creation and sausage are among the top 20 food trends for 2016....More
Dec 09, 2015

Ag research should not be a mere afterthought1

Big discoveries in research remind us that agriculture research should not be a second thought, but a priority....More
Dec 03, 2015

Never quit learning

This fall and winter provides producers many opportunities to get out their barns and further educate themselves to improve their operation....More
Nov 25, 2015

Blessings for the farmer

This season of thankfulness, it is important to reflect on the strong family heritage and blind faith that built America’s agriculture and shaped....More
Nov 19, 2015

Keeping babies healthy, responsibly

Hog producers practice the same care as parents do when caring for their children - seek the best options to ensure the health of their children, or....More
Nov 11, 2015

Up close and personal with a pig

A brave group of individuals stepped out of their comfort zone to learn more about modern hog farming and pork. Openly, national food bloggers....More
Nov 06, 2015

Burrito with a side of karma

Are there greater powers involved in the E. coli outbreak at West Coast Chipotle restaurants?....More
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
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