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Ron Plain: Hog Outlook

The WTO has ruled against the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law for the fourth time.

Walmart Announces New Animal Welfare Position.

As Part of Commitment to Sustainable Supply Chain

Flood Assistance Available For Farm Owners Affected By Flooding In 2014

Farm owners in areas affected by flooding in 2014 may be eligible to receive assistance from the province's 2015 Individual Flood Protection Initiative.

USDA Releases Cattle on Feed Report

United States Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent

USA develops new trade with Ecuador

Ecuador and the United States develop trade agreement for livestock between them

USDA Livestock Slaughter

Record Pork Production for April

NPPC Urges Senate To Pass ‘Clean’ TPA Bill

The National Pork Producers Council supports quick approval of Trade Promotion Authority legislation and opposes “controversial” amendments to the bill that could prolong debate and potentially prevent passage. The organization is urging the Senate to pass a clean TPA bill as soon as possible.

Porkpod: World Pork Expo is coming up soon. The Pork Checkoff PORK Academy features a slate of informative producer seminars

Speaker: Cindy Cunningham, Assistant Vice President Communications, National Pork Board

Audio from USMEF media conference call now available

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) conducted a media conference call on Thursday, May 21 from the USMEF Board of Directors Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

NPPC Backs Bill Repealing Meat Labeling Requirements

The National Pork Producers Council is urging swift passage of H.R. 2393, legislation to repeal country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and poultry, following yesterday’s World Trade Organization (WTO) decision that the requirements violate international trade rules.

USMEF Board Meeting Underway in San Antonio

The USMEF Board of Directors Meeting kicked off in San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday afternoon.

Texas ranch selling for $725 million

Owners of W.T. Waggoner Estate will get oil land and farmland that covers more than 500,000 acres

Spring brings renewed investments to Ontario

We wait all winter for spring and this season is arguably one of the busiest, especially for farmers.

64% Of Crops Seeded In Saskatchewan

Farmers across Saskatchewan already have about two-thirds of their crop in the ground, according to the province's latest crop report.

Watch for Black Cutworm Injury

Some US states to our south have been reporting high numbers of black cutworm moths in their pheromone traps and are starting to see some black cutworm injury in newly emerging corn fields.

CFFO: Honey Bee Habitat

Honey bees have been part of our family farm for over one hundred years.

Alberta Pork Regional Meetings Just 1 Week Away!

You name it, we’ve got it. If there’s a burning issue affecting your business, chances are it’s on the agenda at the upcoming Alberta Pork regional meetings.

Ridgetown AgBreakfast Meeting Minutes

Dry conditions continue throughout most of the area with the exception being western Essex.

Canadian government invests in aquaculture

A $2.5 million investment from the Canadian government will be used to show trade partners the quality of the country’s aquaculture

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