The annual exclusive Pork Powerhouses 2017 ranking of the 40 largest U.S. producers shows there are 246,850 more sows among these companies than one year ago.
Joe Connor and his team at the Carthage System in Illinois are schooling the swine industry as they expand to meet new challenges in pork production.
Ken Maschhoff, president of the National Pork Producers Council, has built a pork empire from the family farm headquarters outside Carlyle, Illinois.
The swine industry is going through a seismic shift in 2017, says Mark Greenwood. He gives these seven key changes affecting pork producers right now.
A flex-wing rotary cutter, often called a Batwing mower or a Bush Hog, cleans up weeds, tall grass, and brush with ease.
Holden Farms, near Northfield, Minnesota, shares how they plan to keep the family's farm business growing for at least another 40 years.
This is not another 1980s Farm Crisis.
Here are 10 of the biggest top-of-mind challenges, along with some ideas on how to deal with them.
Shakoor and colleagues developed the PheNode, a solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops.
After his daughter's death, Dale Reicks started building sow farms. He grew from 1,200 sows in 2003 to 15,000 sows by 2009. Today, that number is 32,500.