Resources http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 2015 World Pork Expo new product tour http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2015-world-pork-expo-new-product-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2015-world-pork-expo-new-product-tour#comments Resources Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:23:00 +0000 56301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>The crowds will be bigger than ever for the 2015 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, June 3-5, 2015. This shot from 2014 shows how busy the big event can get. Check out the National Hog Farmer New Product Tour while you&#39;re there at booth V625.</p> Webcast to demonstrate mobile manure apps http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webcast-demonstrate-mobile-manure-apps <div class="field-byline"> Source: Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An upcoming webcast will feature the demonstration of two manure management apps. The demonstrations will be followed by a panel discussion that will feature more manure-related apps and discuss challenges, opportunities and lessons learned when creating those apps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webcast-demonstrate-mobile-manure-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webcast-demonstrate-mobile-manure-apps#comments Business Environment Resources Thu, 08 Jan 2015 22:30:00 +0000 53421 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Lois Britt Memorial Scholarship Program Supports Students Pursuing Pork Industry Careers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/lois-britt-memorial-scholarship-program-supports-students-pursuing-pork-industry-careers <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Lois Britt Memorial Scholarship program offers four $2,500 scholarships to students who intend to pursue a career in the pork industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/lois-britt-memorial-scholarship-program-supports-students-pursuing-pork-industry-careers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/lois-britt-memorial-scholarship-program-supports-students-pursuing-pork-industry-careers#comments Food Animal Report Resources Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:47:00 +0000 51891 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Purdue Info Night Targets Pork Industry Careers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/purdue-info-night-targets-pork-industry-careers <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On Oct. 6 the Purdue University Pork Interest Group will hold a fall career night with speakers sharing insights about internship and job opportunities in the pork industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/purdue-info-night-targets-pork-industry-careers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/purdue-info-night-targets-pork-industry-careers#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:37:00 +0000 51151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Just Telling His Story http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/just-telling-his-story <div class="field-deck"> Pork producer takes the time to listen while reaching out to a non-farm audience. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If Larry Sailer had his way he’d stay home and raise pigs.“But we need to have spokespeople out here,” he says. “Didn’t think it would be me, I’m just a shy old farm boy.” This “shy old farm boy” also claims he isn’t a writer, and that he never has been a writer. In spite of that claim, it seems Sailer sure writes a lot in the name of agriculture advocacy. And, a lot of people are reading and listening. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/just-telling-his-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/just-telling-his-story#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:15:00 +0000 50511 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Goodband Receives Animal Management Award http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Society of Animal Science </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robert “Bob” Goodband, Professor of Animal Science at Kansas State University, has been honored with the Animal Management Award presented by the American Society of Animal Science. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award#comments Food Animal Report Resources Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 49681 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Photo courtesy of American Society of Animal Science. Meet a new Bacon Super Hero http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero <div class="field-byline"> Source: MeatPoultr.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Video game developers have created a new video game featuring a super hero called "Bacon Man." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:00 +0000 49571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Yorkshire Boar Sells for Record-Setting $270,000 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000 <div class="field-byline"> Source: Western Illinois University &amp; National Swine Registry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Yorkshire boar sold for a world-record price of $270,000 at a National Swine Registry conference and show in Louisville, KY, this month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000#comments Food Animal Report Resources Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 49431 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Photo courtesy of Western Illinois University #RealPigFarming Social Media Project Launched http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched <div class="field-byline"> Source: Pork Checkoff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A team of pork industry “agvocates” has been selected to represent the pork industry as part of the new Pork Checkoff-sponsored #RealPigFarming social media outreach program. The new initiative centers around the goal of empowering pig farmers to have meaningful conversations and a positive impact with consumers on social media about what is happening on their farms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched#comments Food Animal Report Resources Pork Checkoff Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:13:00 +0000 49331 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Kevin Schulz Joins National Hog Farmer Staff http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Hog Farmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Schulz joins National Hog Farmer as a senior content specialist after a long career as the editor of The Land magazine, an agricultural-rural life publication based in Mankato, MN. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 48981 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com