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PORK, Drovers Recognized for Editorial Excellence

Farm Journal publications honored for editorial excellence by the Livestock Publications Council.

6 days ago
Members of K-State's 2020 national champion livestock judging team are (l to r) head coach Chris Mullinix, Madison Andrade, Chisum Grund, Daniel Dobbs, Austin Vieselmeyer, Lane Egger, Cagney Effling, Trace Mulligan, Justin Slabaugh, Sam Gleason, Skyler Scotten and assistant coach Payton Dahmer.
Kansas State Wins National Livestock Judging Championship

Kansas State University captured the North American International Livestock Exposition title marking the 15th national championship for K-State’s livestock judging program.

6 days ago
Tyson Foods Beats Profit Estimates, Sees Lower COVID-19 Costs in 2021

Tyson Foods beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Monday, but faces rising costs for animal feed and uncertainty over labor as COVID-19 cases surge in the United States.

1 week ago
Meat Industry Reaches All-Time Low Injury Rate Despite Activist Claims

A new study shows U.S. meat and poultry packers and processors have reached a new, all-time low for injuries in the workplace.

1 week ago
Vaccine
NAMI, Other Groups Seek COVID-19 Vaccine Priority

Fifteen food and beverage associations sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting priority access to COVID-19 vaccines to protect workers and keep the food supply chain running.

1 week ago
McDonald’s to Launch the McPlant—its Take on Plant-Based Protein

The company’s in-house culinary team created its own plant-based patty and tested it in select Canadian stores last year.

2 weeks ago
USMEF Audio: Cevin Jones Reflects on Challenging but Rewarding Year as USMEF Chair

Idaho cattle feeder Cevin Jones is wrapping up his one-year term as chair of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

3 weeks ago
New H2A Wage Rule Ensures More Stability for Farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue praised the Department of Labor’s new H2A Wage Rule that updates the methodology for determining the annual Adverse Effect Wage Rates in the H-2A visa program.

3 weeks ago