Business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Clemens Food Group Establishing Michigan Pork Processing Facility http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/clemens-food-group-establishing-michigan-pork-processing-facility <div class="field-byline"> Source: Clemens Food Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clemens Food Group will be constructing a pork processing facility in Coldwater Township in Michigan, a project that is expected to generate $255.7 million in total capital investment and bring 810 new jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/clemens-food-group-establishing-michigan-pork-processing-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/clemens-food-group-establishing-michigan-pork-processing-facility#comments Business Food Animal Report Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:48:00 +0000 53031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Veterinary Students Selected for Mentorship in Swine Medicine http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/veterinary-students-selected-mentorship-swine-medicine <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation and AASV Student Recruitment Committee have announced the recipients of the 2015 National Pork Industry Foundation veterinary internship stipends. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/veterinary-students-selected-mentorship-swine-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/veterinary-students-selected-mentorship-swine-medicine#comments Business Food Animal Report Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:54:00 +0000 52991 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com USDA Seeks Public Review and Comment on Feral Swine Damage Management http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-seeks-public-review-and-comment-feral-swine-damage-management <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has opened a 45-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the APHIS Feral Swine Damage Management Program and is encouraging response from stakeholders at all levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-seeks-public-review-and-comment-feral-swine-damage-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usda-seeks-public-review-and-comment-feral-swine-damage-management#comments Business Food Animal Report Health Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:28:00 +0000 52981 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Deciphering the Breeding Herd Tricky http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deciphering-breeding-herd-tricky <div class="node-body article-body">A tricky aspect of hog market analysis this fall and winter will be deciphering what is going on with the breeding herd. Some may say “Well what’s new about that?” and I would have to concede the point that deciphering what is going on with the breeding herd is always a challenge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deciphering-breeding-herd-tricky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/deciphering-breeding-herd-tricky#comments Business Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:05:00 +0000 52971 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Congress Passes Appropriations Bill for FY ’15 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-passes-appropriations-bill-fy-15 <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that will fund the federal government through Sept. 30, 2015, thus avoiding a government shutdown. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-passes-appropriations-bill-fy-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/congress-passes-appropriations-bill-fy-15#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:04:00 +0000 52961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com House Ag Subcommittee Chairmen Named for 114th Congress http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-ag-subcommittee-chairmen-named-114th-congress <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The subcommittee chairmen of the House Agriculture Committee were named by incoming chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-ag-subcommittee-chairmen-named-114th-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-ag-subcommittee-chairmen-named-114th-congress#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:01:00 +0000 52951 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com New Republican House Ag Committee Members Named http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-republican-house-ag-committee-members-named <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congressman Mike Conaway (R-TX), incoming chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, announced the eight new Republican members of the House Agriculture Committee for the 114th Congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-republican-house-ag-committee-members-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-republican-house-ag-committee-members-named#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:57:00 +0000 52941 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Agricultural Outlook Forum Speakers Slated http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/agricultural-outlook-forum-speakers-slated <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the speakers for the 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum that will be held Feb. 19-20 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA. This year’s forum is “Smart Agriculture for the 21st Century.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/agricultural-outlook-forum-speakers-slated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/agricultural-outlook-forum-speakers-slated#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:52:00 +0000 52931 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork Exporters Need Breakthrough in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-exporters-need-breakthrough-west-coast-port-labor-negotiations <div class="field-byline"> By U.S. Meat Export Federation Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Meat Export Federation recently joined a broad coalition of agricultural industry associations in urging the White House to use all means at its disposal to help bring the PMA-ILWU contract negotiations to a conclusion, including assignment of a federal mediator. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-exporters-need-breakthrough-west-coast-port-labor-negotiations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pork-exporters-need-breakthrough-west-coast-port-labor-negotiations#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:40:00 +0000 52921 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/David McNew New Animal Science Chair Named at Iowa State http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-animal-science-chair-named-iowa-state <div class="field-byline"> Source: Iowa Pork Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Iowa State University has announced the hiring of Donald Beermann as new chairman of the animal science department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-animal-science-chair-named-iowa-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/new-animal-science-chair-named-iowa-state#comments Business Food Animal Report Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:39:00 +0000 52891 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Donald Beermann</span></p>