Business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Hormel Foods Achieves Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hormel-foods-achieves-record-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-results <div class="field-byline"> Source: Hormel Foods Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hormel Foods Corp. reported on Nov. 25 that the company had a record performance for the fiscal year 2014 fourth quarter and full year. All comparisons are to the fourth quarter or full year of fiscal 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hormel-foods-achieves-record-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/hormel-foods-achieves-record-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-results#comments Business Food Animal Report Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:47:00 +0000 52501 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AASV Foundation Call for Research Proposals http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/aasv-foundation-call-research-proposals <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="field-deck"> <i>$30,000 Available Per Project</i> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its mission to fund research with direct application to the profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation seeks research proposals for funding in 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/aasv-foundation-call-research-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/aasv-foundation-call-research-proposals#comments Business Food Animal Report Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:02:00 +0000 52481 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Lowest October Cold Storage Since 1996 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lowest-october-cold-storage-1996 <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s November Cold Storage report indicated continued tight freezer supplies for all meat and poultry. The Oct. 31 inventory of 1.949 billion pounds of beef, pork, chicken and turkey in U.S. freezers was the lowest October total since 1996, and the first such figure under 2 billion pounds since 2001.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lowest-october-cold-storage-1996" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lowest-october-cold-storage-1996#comments Business Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:54:00 +0000 52471 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Regulatory COOL Fix Would not be Consistent with U.S. Law http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/regulatory-cool-fix-would-not-be-consistent-us-law <div class="field-byline"> Source: Food Safety News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the World Trade Organization’s ruling in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute with the United States over country-of-origin labeling, a team at the U.S. Department of Agriculture studied the issue and found that there is no regulatory fix that would be consistent with U.S. law as it exists and also satisfy the WTO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/regulatory-cool-fix-would-not-be-consistent-us-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/regulatory-cool-fix-would-not-be-consistent-us-law#comments Business Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:55:00 +0000 52461 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Market Holding Collective Breath on PEDV http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/market-holding-collective-breath-pedv <div class="field-byline"> By Steve Malakowsky, AgStar Financial Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reflecting on 2014 and where it compares to the most profitable year ever depends on if you were hit with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and how active you were in hedging production. Looking back 16 months ago most producers would not have been able to hit their 2014 profitability targets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/market-holding-collective-breath-pedv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/market-holding-collective-breath-pedv#comments Business Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:00 +0000 52451 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Obama Takes Action on Immigration http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/obama-takes-action-immigration <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President Barack Obama announced executive actions he is taking to provide relief and work permits to approximately 3.7 million undocumented parents of U.S. citizens. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/obama-takes-action-immigration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/obama-takes-action-immigration#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:00 +0000 52441 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Vilsack States There is No Administrative Fix to COOL http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/vilsack-states-there-no-administrative-fix-cool <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack stated last week that in light of the recent World Trade Organization ruling that the country-of-origin-labeling rule cannot be fixed by regulatory action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/vilsack-states-there-no-administrative-fix-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/vilsack-states-there-no-administrative-fix-cool#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:08:00 +0000 52431 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com West Coast Port Issue Disrupting Exports http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/west-coast-port-issue-disrupting-exports <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The prolonged labor contract negotiations are causing severe disruption on West Coast port shipments. Sixty-one agricultural associations representing producers, processors, exporters and transportation and logistics providers wrote President Obama asking the administration to take every possible action to help resolve the contract negotiations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/west-coast-port-issue-disrupting-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/west-coast-port-issue-disrupting-exports#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:06:00 +0000 52421 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com House Names Committee Chairman for 114th Congress http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-names-committee-chairman-114th-congress <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The House Republicans announced those members who will be serving as committee chairman for the 114th Congress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-names-committee-chairman-114th-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/house-names-committee-chairman-114th-congress#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:00:00 +0000 52411 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Seeing the Start of the Animal Era? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University Agricultural Communication </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt believes that livestock producers can look forward to an economic “mini-boom” that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era#comments Business Food Animal Report Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:17:00 +0000 52371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com