“Today’s the day,” he said as I picked up the phone. I could tell by the sound of his voice what he was referring to. The day all show moms dread...time to ship some of the barrows to market.
Congressmen urge House leadership to support America’s agricultural fairs in the next COVID-19 relief package. Here's why.
I spend a lot of time writing about pork, and I’ve witnessed some amazing chefs in action. But no matter how hard I try, I am missing one of the most important characteristics of being great at the grill.
The Missouri State Fair is taking a "back-to-basics" approach and is pivoting to a youth livestock show on Aug. 13-23.
Work is underway at Kansas State University to develop a vaccine for African swine fever through a sponsored research agreement facilitated by K-State Innovation Partners and MDx in South Korea.
A million thoughts raced through my mind. Are we putting our kids in danger? Is this the right decision? What will everyone think? I’ve never had those thoughts as we headed to a show before. But 2020 is different.
Piecing the puzzle together to find a solution has looked different for every state fair in 2020. Here's a look at the status of state fairs and insights from industry leaders along the way.
RELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 would compensate hog producers who are forced to euthanize or donate animals that can't be processed into the food supply due to COVID-related packing plant capacity reductions.
USMCA’s enactment is a critical step forward for the U.S. meat and poultry industry that exports $5.5 billion annually to Canada and Mexico.