Marketing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en MCOOL, VCOOL: both create a hot issue http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/mcool-vcool-both-create-hot-issue <div class="field-deck"> U.S. weights continue to reduce production relative to slaughter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Country-of-origin labeling debate will continue regardless if it's mandatory, volunteer or non-existent. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/mcool-vcool-both-create-hot-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/mcool-vcool-both-create-hot-issue#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:27:00 +0000 59391 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Sean Gallup Coalition opposes both Senate COOL options http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/coalition-opposes-both-senate-cool-options <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of 142 consumer, environmental, labor, ranch and faith groups sent a letter to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s leadership urging the Senate to reject both the bill to repeal country-of-origin labeling and the bill that would provide for a voluntary COOL program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/coalition-opposes-both-senate-cool-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/coalition-opposes-both-senate-cool-options#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:00:00 +0000 59361 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Congress busy after August recess http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-busy-after-august-recess <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress will have a full docket of business upon its return from the August recess.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-busy-after-august-recess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-busy-after-august-recess#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:48:00 +0000 59351 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Win McNamee Prieto named USDA general counsel http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/prieto-named-usda-general-counsel <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jeffrey Prieto has been confirmed by the Senate as the USDA’s general counsel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/prieto-named-usda-general-counsel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/prieto-named-usda-general-counsel#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:42:00 +0000 59341 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Access to China key factor in maintaining meat export growth http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/access-china-key-factor-maintaining-meat-export-growth <div class="field-byline"> By Philip Seng, U.S. Meat Export Federation president and CEO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. red meat industry has achieved outstanding export growth in recent years, enhancing profitability for all members of the supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/access-china-key-factor-maintaining-meat-export-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/access-china-key-factor-maintaining-meat-export-growth#comments Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:47:00 +0000 59301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Grassley presses Justice Dept. to scrutinize proposed JBS-Cargill deal http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/grassley-presses-justice-dept-scrutinize-proposed-jbs-cargill-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Sen. Grassley expressed concern that the JBS-Cargill deal will increase concentration and decrease competition in the U.S. pork industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/grassley-presses-justice-dept-scrutinize-proposed-jbs-cargill-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/grassley-presses-justice-dept-scrutinize-proposed-jbs-cargill-deal#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:12:00 +0000 59281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC’s McGonegle selected as Iowa Pork Producers Association CEO http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-s-mcgonegle-selected-iowa-pork-producers-association-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Source: Iowa Pork Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pat McGonegle, National Pork Producers Council vice president of state relations and resource development, has been named chief executive officer of the Iowa Pork Producers Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-s-mcgonegle-selected-iowa-pork-producers-association-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-s-mcgonegle-selected-iowa-pork-producers-association-ceo#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:01:00 +0000 59261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">P</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">at&nbsp;</span>McGonegle</p> Zoetis service helps producers, veterinarians assess team dynamics http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/zoetis-service-helps-producers-veterinarians-assess-team-dynamics <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Livestock producers and veterinarians know what healthy animals look like, but it takes a different set of skills and tools to understand employees. To help diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of your team and assess opportunities for change that can benefit your business, Zoetis offers a new service from PeopleFirst, Team Scan.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/zoetis-service-helps-producers-veterinarians-assess-team-dynamics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:38 +0000 59251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com COOL is about more than a right-to-know; a lot more http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cool-about-more-right-know-lot-more <div class="field-deck"> Pork inventories in cold storage remain large </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When Sen. Pat Roberts introduced legislation to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling he said it's no longer about MCOOL and whether one believes that consumers have a “right” to know the country of origin for meat and poultry. This is now a trade issue that threatens to disrupt the export of billions of dollars of U.S. goods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cool-about-more-right-know-lot-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cool-about-more-right-know-lot-more#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:43:00 +0000 59221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Dueling COOL bills http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/dueling-cool-bills <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two bills were introduced in the Senate that take different approaches to resolve the country-of-origin labeling issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/dueling-cool-bills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/dueling-cool-bills#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:16:00 +0000 59211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com