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On one hand, China’s tariffs hurt farmers
Farmers are being used as a pawn in the global chess game between the U.S. and China, as the threat of tariffs on pork and soybeans loom.
US pork exports set new volume records
U.S. pork and pork variety meat exports totaled 5.399 billion pounds valued at $6.486 billion, up 6 percent and 9 percent respectively from 2016.
ESFs may improve gestation feeding programs for sows
Electronic sow feeding systems have been able to monitor individual intake of gilts and sows housed together and could eventually improve feed efficiency.
Keeping U.S. pork safe from disease
The National Pork Board is creating a Secure Pork Supply plan to help America's pig farmers respond quickly and successfully to major threats.
Now there’s meat from a lab, not a cow
Cultured meat is being produced in a laboratory through cell replication, grown in vats much like the equipment used in breweries.
Pork producers plan tours ahead of expo
Anyone planning to attend the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7-9, should consider arriving early to take part in one of two pre-expo agricultural tours.
Ohio meat summit helps bridge gaps
The Ohio meat summit helped bring bring producers, packers, retailers and chefs into one room to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the industry.
Survey: 95 percent of pig farmers ready for new antibiotic rules
U.S. pig farmers are not only well aware of new federal rules for on-farm antibiotic use, but are already complying.
How to make pork and sauerkraut healthier
The pork and sauerkraut you’ve grown to love can easily be the focal point of a healthy New Year’s dinner.
June hogs and pigs report shows slight expansion, low prices
Swine numbers show modest increases, but profits are still falling.