Marketing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en GMO compromise reached in Senate http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/gmo-compromise-reached-senate <div class="node-body article-body">Senate compromise requires mandatory GMO “disclosure” but gives companies various options on informing the public including text on packages, a symbol or an electronic link to a website. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/gmo-compromise-reached-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/gmo-compromise-reached-senate#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:34:00 +0000 68171 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/David McNew Amendment allows private credit for ag exports to Cuba http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/amendment-allows-private-credit-ag-exports-cuba <div class="node-body article-body">Private sector banks and companies will be able to offer credit for U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba with the adoption of an amendment by the Senate Appropriations Committee.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/amendment-allows-private-credit-ag-exports-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/amendment-allows-private-credit-ag-exports-cuba#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:11:00 +0000 68161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Thinkstock Congressmen raise concerns about USDA’s GIPSA proposal http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congressmen-raise-concerns-about-usda-s-gipsa-proposal <div class="node-body article-body">Congressmen send a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack stressing concerns about the substance, timing and impact of USDA’s GIPSA proposed rule,</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congressmen-raise-concerns-about-usda-s-gipsa-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congressmen-raise-concerns-about-usda-s-gipsa-proposal#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:24:00 +0000 68151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Keep meat on military menus http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/keep-meat-military-menus <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. House of Representatives approved Congressman Adrian Smith’s (R-NE) amendment barring the military from adopting meat reduction programs.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/keep-meat-military-menus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/keep-meat-military-menus#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:06:00 +0000 68141 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Soybean Board analysis: Animal agriculture significantly contributes to U.S. economy http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/soybean-board-analysis-animal-agriculture-significantly-contributes-us-economy <div class="node-body article-body">A new economic analysis released by the United Soybean Board finds that animal agriculture makes significant contributions to the U.S. economy. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/soybean-board-analysis-animal-agriculture-significantly-contributes-us-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/soybean-board-analysis-animal-agriculture-significantly-contributes-us-economy#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:21:00 +0000 68131 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com China joining the eat less meat circus? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/china-joining-eat-less-meat-circus <div class="node-body blog-body">The growing trend in dietary guidelines is to cast eating meat as the freak show, and China recently added its monkeys to the circus.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/china-joining-eat-less-meat-circus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/china-joining-eat-less-meat-circus#comments Animal Well-Being Environment Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:25:00 +0000 68121 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Puzzling numbers in USDA quarterly hogs and pigs report http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/puzzling-numbers-usda-quarterly-hogs-and-pigs-report <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. pig farmers did not disappoint with a record June 1 U.S. hog inventory penciled in at 68.4 million head for all hogs and pigs, up 1.9% from the previous year.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/puzzling-numbers-usda-quarterly-hogs-and-pigs-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/puzzling-numbers-usda-quarterly-hogs-and-pigs-report#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:25:00 +0000 68111 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images Smithfield Foods issues first installment of 2015 Sustainability and Financial Report http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/smithfield-foods-issues-first-installment-2015-sustainability-and-financial-report <div class="field-byline"> Source: Smithfield Foods Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Provides explanation of antibiotic use in 'prevention' </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smithfield Foods Inc. has released new, more comprehensive information about its industry-leading animal care initiatives in the first installment of its 2015 Sustainability and Financial Report.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/smithfield-foods-issues-first-installment-2015-sustainability-and-financial-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/smithfield-foods-issues-first-installment-2015-sustainability-and-financial-report#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Reproduction Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:51:00 +0000 68101 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Beat the ‘hog days’ of summer http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer <div class="node-body blog-body">Take necessary steps to ensure your hogs will remain comfortable in this summer's heat, and reward you with continued performance. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:00 +0000 68091 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Seneca Valley Virus may be down, but it’s not out http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cases of Seneca Valley Virus may be on the decline, but that does not mean producers and veterinarians can get lax on their herd surveillance.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Resources Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:11:00 +0000 68081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com