Technology presents amazing opportunities for farmers. Blockchain, for example, is moving very rapidly and already impacting the meat industry.
Scientists at the gene-editing company Recombinetics have developed a precision breeding method resulting in male piglets that remain in a prepubertal state, thus, ending the need for castration.
Trade, technology, health, and labor are top of mind for pork producers in 2018.
Sell the rallies! Let you wife do the marketing! Listen up, farmers.
With more than $.5 billion in hand, Wall Street investor Tad Gordon and feed specialist Dennis Harms created the biggest pig complex the U.S. had ever seen.
As the hog industry expands and grain markets get cheaper, pork production companies want to partner with row-crop farmers to build hog finishing barns. Four swine company reps give advice.
As 2018 takes off, a consistent question from farmers is, ‘Why do land prices continue to remain high?’
Research funded by the Swine Health Information Center shows viruses can survive in feed ingredients for a long time.
Much like the U.S. swine industry 20 years ago, the Chinese swine industry is rapidly modernizing and relocating.
The history of the former Premium Standard Farms hog operation in northern Missouri is as tortured as any in the modern swine industry. Now things are finally turning around.