Business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en NPPC, American Farm Bureau appeals flawed privacy decision http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-american-farm-bureau-appeals-flawed-privacy-decision <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Bureau and NPPC filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to overturn an earlier district court ruling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-american-farm-bureau-appeals-flawed-privacy-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/nppc-american-farm-bureau-appeals-flawed-privacy-decision#comments Business Food Animal Report Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:26:00 +0000 56231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Strong growth in first quarter pork production http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/strong-growth-first-quarter-pork-production <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. hog farmers boosted pork production 14% in March </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/strong-growth-first-quarter-pork-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/strong-growth-first-quarter-pork-production#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:37:00 +0000 56221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Board House committee passes TPA bill http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/house-committee-passes-tpa-bill <div class="field-byline"> Source: P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House Ways and Means committee advances TPA legislation on 25 to 13 vote. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/house-committee-passes-tpa-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/house-committee-passes-tpa-bill#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:02:00 +0000 56211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Almost $3 million awarded to increase food security through improved livestock health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/almost-3-million-awarded-increase-food-security-through-improved-livestock-health <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three research grants have been announced by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture designed to boost food security by minimizing livestock losses to insects and diseases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/almost-3-million-awarded-increase-food-security-through-improved-livestock-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/almost-3-million-awarded-increase-food-security-through-improved-livestock-health#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:38:00 +0000 56201 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork cold storage reached record levels http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-cold-storage-reached-record-levels <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Packers and end users stocked up on pork products in March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-cold-storage-reached-record-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-cold-storage-reached-record-levels#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:10:00 +0000 56191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Bipartisan support advances TPA legislation http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/bipartisan-support-advances-tpa-legislation <div class="field-byline"> Source: NPPC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill approval could boost pork exports and generate more than 10,000 jobs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/bipartisan-support-advances-tpa-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/bipartisan-support-advances-tpa-legislation#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:12:00 +0000 56161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Strong momentum for U.S. meat in Guatemala http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/strong-momentum-us-meat-guatemala <div class="field-byline"> Source: USMEF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USMEF efforts put U.S. pork in more favorable position</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/strong-momentum-us-meat-guatemala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/strong-momentum-us-meat-guatemala#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:01:00 +0000 56151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com No supply fears, pork needs to be pushed http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/no-supply-fears-pork-needs-be-pushed <div class="node-body article-body">Pigs are plentiful and are going to stay that way as long as PEDV is quiet in sow farms. Margins are there to make money even if retail and menu prices are lower. While fresh pork may not be the store traffic driver of beef or chicken, bacon and brats could have some significant impacts at this time of year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/no-supply-fears-pork-needs-be-pushed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/no-supply-fears-pork-needs-be-pushed#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:04:00 +0000 56141 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Kevork Djansezian It’s a great time to balance the balance sheet http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/it-s-great-time-balance-balance-sheet <div class="field-byline"> By Daryl Timmerman, AgStar Financial Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many farms still have long-term goals to grow their operations to provide opportunities for the next generation returning to the farm. In an environment like this, it is especially important to stress test the balance sheet and assess where working capital is positioned after a potential expansion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/it-s-great-time-balance-balance-sheet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/it-s-great-time-balance-balance-sheet#comments Business Marketing Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:51:00 +0000 56131 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Deal reached to move forward on TPA http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deal-reached-move-forward-tpa <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The leadership of the Senate Finance Committee and the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee reached a deal to move forward on “Fast Track” trade promotion authority.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deal-reached-move-forward-tpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deal-reached-move-forward-tpa#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:56:00 +0000 56121 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com