Business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Senate Committee leaders introduce bipartisan TPA legislation http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-committee-leaders-introduce-bipartisan-tpa-legislation <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Senate Finance Committee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hatch, Wyden and Ryan introduce Trade Promotion Authority legislation</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-committee-leaders-introduce-bipartisan-tpa-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/senate-committee-leaders-introduce-bipartisan-tpa-legislation#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:29:00 +0000 56041 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com House committee approves bill to drop WOTUS rule http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/house-committee-approves-bill-drop-wotus-rule <div class="node-body article-body">The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill that requests the Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/house-committee-approves-bill-drop-wotus-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/house-committee-approves-bill-drop-wotus-rule#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:55:00 +0000 56031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Supreme Court ruled in favor of Missouri hog farm http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm <div class="node-body article-body">The Missouri Supreme Court on April 14 upheld limits to damage property owners can recuperate in nuisance lawsuits against agriculture operations, reported the local media.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:46:00 +0000 56011 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Restaurant sales outshined spending in grocery stores http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/restaurant-sales-outshined-spending-grocery-stores <div class="node-body article-body">For the first time since 1992, sales at food establishments surpassed spending at the grocery store in March. The surge in spending on food away from home is positive for the meat sector, especially after a sluggish start to the year due to harsh winter conditions in heavily populated areas.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/restaurant-sales-outshined-spending-grocery-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/restaurant-sales-outshined-spending-grocery-stores#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:12:00 +0000 56001 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Board Cargill Hazleton meat plant spurns garbage trucks http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks <div class="field-byline"> Source: Cargill, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NSF International verification finalized in time for Hazleton meat plant's April 22 Earth Day celebration</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 55961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Hog price rebound factors supplies http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-price-rebound-factors-supplies <div class="node-body article-body">Lean Hogs futures continued their long, slow climb out of their deep hole last week and, at least for those contracts through August, are higher again on Monday. In fact, summer contracts are bumping $80 today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-price-rebound-factors-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-price-rebound-factors-supplies#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:02:00 +0000 55941 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Scott Olson Bacon, the natural charm http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/bacon-natural-charm <div class="node-body blog-body">Bacon has naturally enticed people around the world since it was first invented in 1500 B.C. The cured, smoky wonder has advance from a breakfast favorite to a “dream” value-added product to latest flavor infused into everything from desserts to vodka.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/bacon-natural-charm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/bacon-natural-charm#comments Business Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:33:00 +0000 55911 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Former USDA secretaries support ending the Cuba embargo http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/former-usda-secretaries-support-ending-cuba-embargo <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A bipartisan group of former secretaries of agriculture have written the House and Senate Agriculture Committee’s leadership urging that the constraints on financing exports to Cuba be eliminated and the Cuban embargo be lifted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/former-usda-secretaries-support-ending-cuba-embargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/former-usda-secretaries-support-ending-cuba-embargo#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:01:00 +0000 55901 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Thinkstock Bill introduced to ban certain antibiotics – again http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/bill-introduced-ban-certain-antibiotics-again <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has reintroduced the “Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act,” which would ban non-therapeutic uses of medically important antibiotics in food animal production. This is legislation she has introduced over a number of years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/bill-introduced-ban-certain-antibiotics-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/bill-introduced-ban-certain-antibiotics-again#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:46:00 +0000 55891 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com ILWU delegates support ports agreement http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ilwu-delegates-support-ports-agreement <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The International Longshore and Warehouse Union caucus delegates are recommending to the ILWU membership that the labor agreement between the union and the Pacific Maritime Association be approved.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ilwu-delegates-support-ports-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ilwu-delegates-support-ports-agreement#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:33:00 +0000 55881 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com