Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
World Pork Expo is here livestock show season is around the corner.<p></p> These are great events that celebrate agriculture and our rural communities, but the presence of swine at these events poses a biosecurity risk fo
Beef production, and I agriculture in general, has become a pretty contentious issue over the past several years. Most often, the criticism is directed at us while we try to defend ourselves in a graceful manner.