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Jun 7, 2012

Pork Producers Worried Egg Legislation Could Set Precedent

The introduction of the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 in both houses of Congress has touched off a wave of concern among other livestock groups. The NPPC's Audrey Adamson talks about some of those concerns and the impact of the legislation in other countries...More
Jun 7, 2012

2012 shaping up to be good year for corn and soybeans in Midwest 5

The skies were overcast at this year's World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. But those clouds may have a silver lining for hog and cattle producers. Iowa State University's Elwynn Taylor told World Pork Expo attendees that the 2012 corn and soybean crops are off to a good start...More
Jun 7, 2012

Pork Producers Report Little Use of Open Pens in University of Missouri survey 28

Some pork producers have moved to open pens for sows, but the overwhelming majority continue to use gestation stalls, according to a University of Missouri study released at World Pork Expo. Dr. Ron Plain discusses the results and some inplications of the study in this interview following a press conference at the Expo in Des Moines, Iowa....More
Jun 7, 2012

Gestation stall-less rules would have economic impact on pork producers 1

Recent announcements from food service companies and retailers about bans on gestation stalls for sows have sent shock waves through the industry. Some estimate the bans could costs producers $200 to $300 per sow to convert their facilities. AgStar's Mark Greenwood talked about the impacts during a press conference at World Pork Expo...More
Jun 6, 2012

It's time for dialogue with producers on sow housing issue, NPPC official says. 12

Several food service outlets and retailers have announced gestation stall-free policies for pork products in recent months. But none of those have offered to sit down with pork producers and determined how the policies can be implemented -- or better yet paid for. The National Pork Producers Council's Dallas Hockman talked about the lack of dialogue and the economic impact of such policies during an interview at World Pork Expo....More
Apr 4, 2012

Dennis Treacy, Smithfield Foods, Speaks on Major Industry Issues: Gestation Stalls, Antibiotics 49

Dennis Treacy, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods, talks about the company's stances on sow housing and antibiotic use....More
Jan 5, 2012

Current strength in agriculture ‘not a flash in the pan,’ USDA analyst says 1

Some farmers have been pinching themselves because of the high commodity prices they’ve experienced this year. Are those prices a one-time thing or part of a long-term trend? USDA’s Michael Dwyer says the current prosperity could be here to stay unless it gets derailed by a recession in Europe...More
Dec 15, 2011

Feeding a Hungry World

Sep 15, 2011

Shining Example - Jeff and Alan Wuebker

It is the height of irony that Wuebker Farms, LLC, is located in Darke County, Ohio. Everything on this operation, run by brothers Jeff and Alan Wuebker, reflects a certain brilliance—literally and figuratively...More
Sep 15, 2011

Piedmont Pride - Langdon Farm

Just because you may have seen one North Carolina hog operation does not mean you have seen them all. John Langdon emphasizes that point as he asks a visitor to hang on while he drives a utility vehicle up a steep path through a cattle pasture near his family’s seven, curtain-sided finishing buildings...More
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