Trump Raises the Stakes on China with Additional Tariff – DTN

🕔Aug 2, 2019The U.S. will impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods because China has not moved to buy large amounts of agricultural goods, President Donald Trump tweeted […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Livestock: Pork Group Wants Gene-Editing Moved to USDA Oversight – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2019Arguing against regulations classifying livestock as drugs, the National Pork Producers Council wants the Food and Drug Administration to yield regulatory oversight to USDA for gene-edited animals raised for food. […]

World Pork Expo CANCELED – African Swine Fever Fears – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2019As African swine fever continues to spread across the world — most recently showing up in South Africa — the National Pork Producers Council on Wednesday took the rare step […]

North Carolina Hog Farmer Named NPPC President

🕔Mar 11, 2019David Herring of Lillington was elevated to president of the National Pork Producers Council at the organization’s annual meeting – the National Pork Industry Forum – held March 7-8 in […]

North Carolina: $50Mln Judgment Against Hog Farmer is Appealed – DTN

🕔Mar 7, 2019National and state agriculture interest groups asked a federal appeals court to overturn a $50 million nuisance judgement against a hog farm in North Carolina, in a brief filed on […]

EPA’s Emphasis on Compliance Over Enforcement – DTN

🕔Nov 14, 2018A year into his second stint as EPA’s Region 7 administrator, Jim Gulliford said he remains committed to compliance over enforcement in working with agriculture and other industries in the […]

Trump Tariffs: Farmers Have Most to Lose Say U.S. Farm Groups – DTN

🕔Mar 27, 2018President Donald Trump late Thursday imposed tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese goods on the grounds that China had treated U.S. companies unfairly by coercing them into surrendering trade secrets […]

Court Rules on Payments for Pork Checkoff Campaign, USDA Loses – DTN

🕔Feb 6, 2018A federal judge’s ruling blocks the National Pork Board from paying $3 million annually to the National Pork Producers Council for trademarks such as “Pork. The Other White Meat.”   The […]

U.S. Pork Products Going to Argentina After 25 Year “Ban” – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2017The White House announced Thursday that Argentina has agreed to accept U.S. pork products for the first time since 1992. The announcement comes after a meeting between U.S. Vice President […]

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