Marketing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en 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 Legislation to discourage port labor disruptions http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-discourage-port-labor-disruptions <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Legislation introduced to strengthen the Taft-Hartley Act in response to the recent West Coast ports crisis and the ongoing gridlock at the ports during the long contract negotiations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-discourage-port-labor-disruptions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/legislation-discourage-port-labor-disruptions#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 26 Jun 2015 20:23:00 +0000 58241 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Retail pork prices expected to decline http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/retail-pork-prices-expected-decline <div class="node-body article-body">Retail pork prices are expected to fall another 3% to 4% this year, according to the USDA’s monthly Food Price Index report released June 25.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/retail-pork-prices-expected-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/retail-pork-prices-expected-decline#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:06:00 +0000 58221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Hansen Foundation donates 22 tons of pork to Iowa food pantries http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hansen-foundation-donates-22-tons-pork-iowa-food-pantries <div class="field-byline"> Source: Iowa Select Farms </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Approximately 44,000 pounds of fresh, boneless pork loins are being donated to community organizations, food shelves and pantries across Iowa by the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hansen-foundation-donates-22-tons-pork-iowa-food-pantries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hansen-foundation-donates-22-tons-pork-iowa-food-pantries#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Pork is Delicious Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:31:00 +0000 58211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Representatives of the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms deliver donated pork loins to the New Hartford, Iowa, Food Pantry, part of their effort to replenish over 85 rural food pantries with 22 tons of nutrient-rich pork. Pictured left to right: Francesca Mittag, Iowa Select Farms; Diana Bass, New Hartford Food Pantry and Melissa Kroksh, Iowa Select Farms.</p> Submitted