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The new facility in Sioux City, Iowa, will open in July 2017.
Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods announced May 14, 2015, the formation of a joint venture, with equal ownership, to construct a new pork processing facility in Sioux City, Iowa, with site work...
A Virginia man has tapped into the healing powers of…lard
If you have a bad case of acne, rub lard on your face. It sounds disgusting, but James Henderson of Concord, Virginia swears that it just might work. He says a friend once told him about the skin...
Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
You can tell these animals and their owners have a special bond!
A small, black, gentle pig is becoming the preferred pork to raise on small farms
Long ago, guinea hogs were the most popular pig breed found on early American homesteads in the southeast. Over time they lost favor with big pork producers who became more interested in much larger...
20th anniversary of the annual ranking of the largest pork producers in the U.S. shows record profits triggering expansion
Hogs made history last summer. Pork producer profits were, quite simply, enormous -- averaging $82 profit for each hog marketed in the third quarter of 2014. “I’ve never seen anything...
The deadly swine disease can survive in manure. Producers must be careful handling manure to reduce risk of spreading the virus further.
Research led by Steve Tousignant, a veterinarian and epidemiologist at Swine Veterinary Center in St. Peter, Minn., shows that Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) can survive in manure for at...
Protect yourself and your pigs by getting vaccinated for the flu
In anticipation of this flu season, the Pork Checkoff is reminding producers, farm personnel, veterinarians and others who have contact with pigs to get the seasonal flu vaccination as soon as...
Although this is not the first time H3N1 has been detected in swine in the U.S., it is a rare occurrence and needs further examination because of the potential public health ramifications, says the...
The appearance of H3N1 in U.S. swine herds is a concern because the virus can carry a novel human seasonal gene from contemporary human viruses distinct from current swine H3 viruses. A review...
A dining concept that shows you exactly where your food came from, and how it was raised.