Environment http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Don’t ignore nutrient management plans during fall rush http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/don-t-ignore-nutrient-management-plans-during-fall-rush <div class="field-byline"> Source: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Don’t forget your manure nutrient management plans in the haste of bringing in the fall crop and hauling manure onto your fields.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/don-t-ignore-nutrient-management-plans-during-fall-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/don-t-ignore-nutrient-management-plans-during-fall-rush#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Manure Management Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:28:00 +0000 69961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Appeals court rules in favor of NPPC, Farm Bureau against EPA http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/appeals-court-rules-favor-nppc-farm-bureau-against-epa <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A federal appeals court overruled a lower court decision to throw out a lawsuit brought by the NPPC and the American Farm Bureau Federation against the U.S. EPA over the release of farmers’ personal information.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/appeals-court-rules-favor-nppc-farm-bureau-against-epa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/appeals-court-rules-favor-nppc-farm-bureau-against-epa#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:59:00 +0000 69931 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 10 hog farm odor mitigation considerations http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations <div class="node-body gallery-body">Iowa State University's Jay Harmon and Daniel Andersen offer tips to mitigate or reduce odors from hog facilities, as well as costs and benefits of adopting those practices.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations#comments Business Environment Facilities Marketing Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:58:00 +0000 69741 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com USDA predicting record corn and soybean crops http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-predicting-record-corn-and-soybean-crops <div class="node-body article-body">USDA predicts record corn and soybean crops as most of the crops are in good to excellent condition; study shows means testing crop insurance would impact few; Trump’s economic plan unveiled. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-predicting-record-corn-and-soybean-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-predicting-record-corn-and-soybean-crops#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:59:00 +0000 69311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Kevin Schulz Buckle up for fourth quarter equity drain http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/buckle-fourth-quarter-equity-drain <div class="node-body article-body">It is time to buckle up for the traditional and seemingly inevitable fourth quarter equity drain, and it’s time to reassess your production costs.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/buckle-fourth-quarter-equity-drain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/buckle-fourth-quarter-equity-drain#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:44:00 +0000 69191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Scott Olson Legislation would make checkoffs voluntary http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-would-make-checkoffs-voluntary <div class="node-body article-body">Legislative Preview covers anti-checkoff legislation, USDA presence in Cuba, Republican ag platform, Clinton's VP choice and Congress recess.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-would-make-checkoffs-voluntary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-would-make-checkoffs-voluntary#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:52:00 +0000 68831 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Placement huge in slat floor deficiencies http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/placement-huge-slat-floor-deficiencies <div class="node-body article-body">Placement, age and quality of product, and product deficiencies are the main reasons that concrete slatted hog floors have failed and collapsed. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/placement-huge-slat-floor-deficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/placement-huge-slat-floor-deficiencies#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:35:00 +0000 68721 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Proper placement of the floor support beam in the supporting post would have prevented this floor collapse.</p> Submitted GMO labeling bill headed to the White House for approval http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-headed-white-house-approval <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama is expected to sign the genetically modified organism labeling bill, preempting enactment of Vermont's labeling law.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-headed-white-house-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-headed-white-house-approval#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Health Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:06:00 +0000 68681 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Mark Wilson Rethinking stink about antibiotics in manure http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/rethinking-stink-about-antibiotics-manure <div class="field-byline"> Source: Soil Science Society of America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Antibiotics ward off diseases. Low levels of antibiotics are also often fed to livestock to improve their growth. However, much of the antibiotics fed to livestock goes to waste — literally.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/rethinking-stink-about-antibiotics-manure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/rethinking-stink-about-antibiotics-manure#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:42:00 +0000 68601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Soil Science Society of America GMO labeling bill passes Senate http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-passes-senate <div class="node-body article-body">On a strong bipartisan vote, the Senate passed the genetically modified organism labeling bill 63-30. House plans to consider the Senate GMO labeling bill this week. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-passes-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/gmo-labeling-bill-passes-senate#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:09:00 +0000 68551 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Brendan Hoffman