Marketing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Announcing the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion <div class="node-body blog-body">The votes have been counted and the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion has been selected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:59:00 +0000 58371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Fair Oaks Farms, Pork Education Center http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks literally throws open the barn door to let you see what goes on inside a modern pig farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:39:00 +0000 58351 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Cargill contributes $750,000 to educate visitors on modern agriculture production at Fair Oaks Farms http://nationalhogfarmer.com/cargill-contributes-750000-educate-visitors-modern-agriculture-production-fair-oaks-farms <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Cargill was recognized at a grand opening ceremony of the Pork Education Center at Fair Oaks Farms on June 28&nbsp;for its<img alt="" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/DSC_0238.JPG" style="float: right; height: 292px; width: 391px;" /> $750,000 contribution that will enable Fair Oaks Farms&#39; non-profit arm to educate students and the general public on modern agriculture production practices that benefit the environment, use fewer natural resources&nbsp;and improve sustainability for crop and animal production.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/cargill-contributes-750000-educate-visitors-modern-agriculture-production-fair-oaks-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Marketing Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:30:15 +0000 58331 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Hogs and pigs report a mixed bag of inventory numbers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-mixed-bag-inventory-numbers <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s quarterly Hogs and Pigs report's key numbers were a mixed bag with some inventory figures quite close to analysts’ pre-report expectations (which Steve Meyer interprets as information that was “in the market” at the time the report was released) and others differing pretty markedly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-mixed-bag-inventory-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hogs-and-pigs-report-mixed-bag-inventory-numbers#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:01:00 +0000 58321 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Iowa Swine Day http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/iowa-swine-day <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Iowa Swine Day: Leading experts focusing on topics vital to today&#39;s pork industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/iowa-swine-day#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:54:00 +0000 58301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Industry back to pre-PEDV growth http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/industry-back-pre-pedv-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Clearly, the U.S. hog industry is back on the healthy growth track prior to the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus outbreak, as confirmed by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/industry-back-pre-pedv-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/industry-back-pre-pedv-growth#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:01:00 +0000 58291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Senate Ag Committee begins effort to resolve COOL http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-ag-committee-begins-effort-resolve-cool <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senate Ag Committee begins looking at options to resolve country-of-origin labeling issues to avoid retaliatory actions by Canada and Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-ag-committee-begins-effort-resolve-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-ag-committee-begins-effort-resolve-cool#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:49:00 +0000 58281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Voluntary COOL in the works http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/voluntary-cool-works <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, is working on a voluntary country-of-origin labeling program in an effort to deal with the recent World Trade Organization ruling and the ever-growing prospect of over $3 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural products that would be imposed by Canada and Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/voluntary-cool-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/voluntary-cool-works#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:44:00 +0000 58271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Canada and Mexico: Full COOL repeal only option http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/canada-and-mexico-full-cool-repeal-only-option <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Canada and Mexico let it be known that full repeal of country-of-origin labeling was the only option for the United States to avoid retaliation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/canada-and-mexico-full-cool-repeal-only-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/canada-and-mexico-full-cool-repeal-only-option#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:39:00 +0000 58261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Russia extends ban on U.S. ag products http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/russia-extends-ban-us-ag-products <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Russia will extend for another year its ban on food imports (meat, dairy, seafood, vegetables and fruit) from the United States, European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway. The ban was put in affect last year by Russian President Vladimir Putin over issues regarding Ukraine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/russia-extends-ban-us-ag-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/russia-extends-ban-us-ag-products#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:36:00 +0000 58251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com