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
Over the past two weeks, we've been running a series of questions and answers regarding the practice of feeding grain to cattle. The series developed after a college student, conducting research for a public-healt
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.
Through the history of the beef quality assurance (BQA) initiative, we’ve known the effort would never be “finished,” but instead would require continuous improvement and discovery of new methods or practices.
Beef packers willl require Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification from fed cattle suppliers, starting Jan. 1, 2019. This is driven by beef retailers and consumers who want assurance about how cattle are raised.
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.
The significant benefits that would accrue to the U.S. pork industry from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement would be wiped out if the Obama administration implements pending rules related to the buying and selling
In just a couple of years, Nathan Garner will face a one-of-a-kind job interview. His father, along with three other senior farm partners, will ask him questions and decide if he will to help run Heglar Creek Farms.