LATEST NEWS FROM Hogs (General)

Sonny Perdue
10:29AM Sep 18, 2020

Up to $14 Billion in Round Two CFAP to Farmers, Ranchers and Growers

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Farmers impacted by economic fallout from COVID-19 will be eligible to receive funds from the up to $14 billion allocated for assistance.

15:47PM Sep 16, 2020

Vegan Food Co. Sues Over Oklahoma’s Product Label Law

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Oklahoma’s new law governing labeling for some vegan products violates the First Amendment, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Cattle & Hogs
14:13PM Sep 15, 2020

Profit Tracker: Margins Reflect Spring Feeder Cattle Prices

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Both cattle and hog finishing margins improved modestly last week, with cattle slightly above and hogs slightly below breakeven.

09:07AM Sep 14, 2020

USMEF: July Beef, Pork Exports Rebound but Still Below Year-Ago

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

There’s some good news about U.S. pork and beef exports for the month of July.

11:36AM Sep 11, 2020

Meat Institute Disputes OSHA ‘Revisionism’

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

North American Meat Institute said despite an OSHA citation related to COVID-19, the first priority of U.S. meat companies is the safety of the men and women working in their

14:08PM Sep 10, 2020

Smithfield Foods Cited For Failing to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

Reuters
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Labor Department has cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the coronavirus, making it the first major U.S. meatpacker to face a fine after outbreaks at

14:23PM Sep 09, 2020

COVID-19: Kansas Data Identifies Packing Plant Clusters

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday disclosed a list of active COVID-19 clusters that link Kansas meatpacking plants to the clusters.