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Pork ribs and belly in Loudi City, Hunan Province
13:27PM Jan 09, 2020

Soaring Pork Prices Keep China’s Inflation At 7-Year High

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor

Soaring pork prices that nearly doubled in December over a year ago kept inflation at a seven-year high despite government efforts to ease meat shortages caused by a disease outbreak

15:52PM Nov 14, 2019

Dining Out: Busting Common Pork Myths

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

In its Insight into Action newsletter the Pork Checkoff compiled common myths that they hear from restaurant operators about pork and why they don’t utilize it as much as they

Bacon
14:15PM Oct 29, 2019

JBS USA Begins $20M Expansion to Iowa Plant

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

The expansion will increase capacity in the bacon division, adding six new production lines, a new smokehouse and create 25 new jobs at the facility.

17:03PM Oct 25, 2019

USMEF Launches ‘I Love U.S. Pork’ Campaign in Mexico

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

In effort to expand customer outreach in what is already the largest volume market for U.S. pork, the United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF) launched a promotional campaign in Mexico

06:00AM Oct 25, 2019

Maschhoff Memo: The Art and Science of Managing Weaned Pigs

The Maschhoffs
AgWeb Contributor

No one says managing weaned pig startups is easy. A newly weaned pig has its share of challenges: maternal separation, transportation, commingling, transitioning diet, vaccination and environmental changes.

15:02PM Oct 24, 2019

D.C. Councilmember Moves to Ban Bacon and Hot Dogs from Area Hospitals

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor

The bill, introduced by Mary Cheh, of Ward 3, calls for the elimination of processed meats from hospital menus and would require plant-based options for patients, hospital staff and visitors.

13:41PM Oct 24, 2019

Money Matters: Your Farm: Revenue or Cost Issue?

Kent Bang
AgWeb Contributor

Profitability has been challenging the past 12 months. Better export expectations and sales have encouraged market prices higher, but plants have been operating at capacity pressuring market prices downward.