World Pork Expo 2012 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/16811/more en 2013 World Pork Expo--Some Assembly Required http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2013-world-pork-expo-some-assembly-required <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a behind-the-scenes peek at all of the hard work, pounding, polishing, primping and preening that goes into the world's largest pork-industry specific trade show. June 4 was set-up day as companies assembled their booths prior to the June 5 kick-off of World Pork Expo 2013!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2013-world-pork-expo-some-assembly-required" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2013-world-pork-expo-some-assembly-required#comments World Pork Expo 2012 Wed, 05 Jun 2013 02:53:00 +0000 32102 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Equipment and displays were being assembled on the day before the opening of the 2013 World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines! Hog Prices Could Rebound Going into Summer, Meyer Says http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hog-prices-could-rebound-going-summer-meyer-says <div class="node-body video-body">Hog prices have been disappointing of late, not reaching the $100 mark that many expected. The hog market could have life left in it, however, according to Dr. Steve Meyer. Meyer, a regular speaker at World Pork Expo, talked about the outlook for hog prices and for wheat feeding in this interview </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hog-prices-could-rebound-going-summer-meyer-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hog-prices-could-rebound-going-summer-meyer-says#comments Business World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:30:00 +0000 15371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Busy year for the pork industry, farm bill task force co-chair says http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/busy-year-pork-industry-farm-bill-task-force-co-chair-says <div class="node-body video-body">The U.S. Senate has agreed to take up the farm bill proposed by its Ag Committee, but there’s no guarantee the legislation will be passed this year. Sam Carney, a producer from Adair, Iowa, talks about the National Pork Producer Council’s farm bill priorities and legislative issues in this interview</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/busy-year-pork-industry-farm-bill-task-force-co-chair-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/busy-year-pork-industry-farm-bill-task-force-co-chair-says#comments Business World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:55:00 +0000 15361 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork Producers Worried Egg Legislation Could Set Precedent http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-worried-egg-legislation-could-set-precedent <div class="node-body video-body">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</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-worried-egg-legislation-could-set-precedent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-worried-egg-legislation-could-set-precedent#comments Business World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:54:00 +0000 15321 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 2012 shaping up to be good year for corn and soybeans in Midwest http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2012-shaping-be-good-year-corn-and-soybeans-midwest <div class="node-body video-body">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</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2012-shaping-be-good-year-corn-and-soybeans-midwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/2012-shaping-be-good-year-corn-and-soybeans-midwest#comments Business World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:16:00 +0000 15311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork Producers Report Little Use of Open Pens in University of Missouri survey http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-report-little-use-open-pens-university-missouri-survey <div class="node-body video-body">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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-report-little-use-open-pens-university-missouri-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-producers-report-little-use-open-pens-university-missouri-survey#comments Business World Pork Expo 2012 Sow Gestation Stalls World Pork Expo Thu, 07 Jun 2012 17:03:00 +0000 15301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Gestation stall-less rules would have economic impact on pork producers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/gestation-stall-less-rules-would-have-economic-impact-pork-producers <div class="node-body video-body">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</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/gestation-stall-less-rules-would-have-economic-impact-pork-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2012/gestation-stall-less-rules-would-have-economic-impact-pork-producers#comments World Pork Expo 2012 World Pork Expo Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:42:00 +0000 15281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com It's time for dialogue with producers on sow housing issue, NPPC official says. http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/its-time-dialogue-producers-sow-housing-issue-nppc-official-says <div class="node-body video-body">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.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/its-time-dialogue-producers-sow-housing-issue-nppc-official-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/its-time-dialogue-producers-sow-housing-issue-nppc-official-says#comments World Pork Expo 2012 Facilities Wed, 06 Jun 2012 19:13:00 +0000 15261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com World Pork Expo 2013 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2013 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p> <a href="https://www.worldpork.org/"><img alt="World Pork Expo 2012" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/2012/05/wpe-pms.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 143px; " /></a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Excitement is building for World Pork Expo, to be held June 5-7 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA. This year World Pork Expo celbrates its 25th anniversary, and&nbsp;<em>National Hog Farmer</em> will continue the magazine&#39;s tradition of bringing you up-to-the-minute information about the world&rsquo;s largest pork industry-specific trade show.</p></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.worldpork.org/"><img alt="World Pork Expo 2012" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/2012/05/wpe-pms.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 143px; " /></a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Excitement is building for World Pork Expo, to be held June 5-7 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA. This year World Pork Expo celbrates its 25th anniversary, and&nbsp;<em>National Hog Farmer</em> will continue the magazine&#39;s tradition of bringing you up-to-the-minute information about the world&rsquo;s largest pork industry-specific trade show.</p> <p> See photo galleries from last year&#39;s World Pork Expo and read about the many events that will be taking place (below) to get a taste for what to expect at the world&#39;s largest pork industry specific trade show. &nbsp;</p> <p> Visit the <em>National Hog Farmer</em> booth, number 623 in the Varied Industries Building, during the show to learn more about new products and services recently introduced to the pork industry. You will be able to cast your vote for the most promising new product displayed at World Pork Expo. By casting your vote you are automatically entered in a daily prize drawing. &nbsp;Learn more at <a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/">http://nationalhogfarmer.com</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/world-pork-expo-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Pork Expo 2012 Thu, 31 May 2012 15:48:23 +0000 15071 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com