On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired an episode questioning antibiotic use in the livestock industry and singled out the pork industry. The report failed to include critical information about modern pig farming, NPPC says.
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction preventing Iowa officials from enforcing a law that would make it a crime for whistleblowers or undercover activists to take pictures or videos at farms and packing plants.
Over the last few years, cattle and hog inventories have continued to rise in addition to record meat and chicken production. Warren Preston, Deputy Chief Economist at USDA, shares his thoughts on what's ahead for 2020.
The trucker shortage is a challenge and it’s affecting everyone, says Jason Wishall, owner of Wishall Transport. The American Trucking Association says the shortage could rise to more than 160,000 drivers by 2028.