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Meat Inspectors, Price Reporting Staff Still On The Job

In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, the National Pork Producers Council is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in mea... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More

Nebraska Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

Lincoln, NE – The Midwest Dairy - Nebraska Division is seeking candidates to participate in the State Dairy Princess contest scheduled Feb. 26, 2019, at the Ramada Inn in Columbus, NE. The event is held in conjunction with the Nebraska State Dairy ... Read More

Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association announces rodeo queen clinic

Entries are now being accepted for a rodeo queen clinic hosted by the Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association. The registration deadline is Feb. 15, and entries will be limited to 12 participants. The clinic is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at... Read More

Trade war shifts feed for U.S. hogs away from ethanol byproduct

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A steep downturn in U.S. ethanol output linked to the trade war with China is raising costs for American farmers who feed a byproduct of the corn-based biofuel to hogs, cattle and chickens. Sales of the feed, known as distiller... Read More

Beef is Healthier and More Sustainable than Ever Before

Recent reports question beef's role in a healthy, sustainable diet. Beef is healthier and more sustainable today than at any point in time. History and well-established research have consistently shown that practical, balanced dietary patterns ground... Read More

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet. Eggs should be limited to fewer th... Read More

NPPA accepting apps for Pork Leadership Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association wants you to be a part of the Nebraska Pork Leadership Program in 2019! If you are connected to agriculture and believe in the future of the pork industry, you are encouraged to apply. Applications are availabl... Read More

AGCO Focuses on Animal Welfare

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in manufacturing and the distribution of agricultural equipment and solutions, today hosted its annual AGCO Berlin Summit. The international industry event aims to bring together decisi... Read More

African Swine Fever Continues to Spread Overseas

Another province in China is now infected with African Swine Fever. A Pork Checkoff report says there are now 24 distinct areas in China that have tested positive for the disease. China is requiring their slaughterhouses to run testing for the vir... Read More

National Pork Industry Forum to Be Held March 6-8, 2019

DES MOINES, IOWA – Producer delegates from across the United States will gather in Orlando, March 6-8, for the annual National Pork Industry Forum. The 15 producers who serve as members of the National Pork Board and Pork Checkoff staff leadership... Read More