Livestock: Prop 12 Disrupts Hog Supply, Says Rabobank – DTN Mar 12, 2021

🕔Mar 12, 2021
The pork supply chain in the United States would face “significant disruption” in 2022 when California’s Proposition 12 takes effect, a new report from Rabobank said. As of Jan. 1, […]

Livestock: New Porcine Reproductive, Respiratory Syndrome Strain Kills Sows, Piglets – DTN Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
The last thing the world needs right now is another virus. But U.S. hog producers are facing another health challenge to their herds in the form of a familiar yet […]

JBS Reaches Pork Settlement in Court – DTN Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
JBS has reached a settlement in an ongoing class-action lawsuit that alleges JBS, along with several other large meat companies, conspired to raise the price of pork. According to the […]

California: Department of Justice Sides With Ag on Prop 12 – DTN Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
The U.S. Department of Justice and the North American Meat Institute asked a federal appeals court for a full hearing on a requested injunction to halt implementation of California’s Proposition […]

Livestock: How Has COVID-19 Affected U.S. Pork Exports? May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
Yesterday, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook, which included updated information regarding U.S. pork exports.  Illinois is a leading pork producing State. In part, the ERS […]

Livestock: Calls for Aid to Pork Farmers – DTN May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Members of Congress are turning different directions to try to provide some indemnity for pork producers forced to depopulate their herds. A bipartisan group of 14 senators on Monday sent […]

Livestock: Pork Farmers Still Face Logjam – DTN May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Minnesota hog farmer Chad Lubben, 27, is offering hogs for sale on Facebook and Craigslist, and he is getting takers from all over the country. Lubben told DTN he thinks […]

Coronavirus: Pork Plant Capacity Dropping – DTN Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
Pork producers are facing a growing logistical nightmare for market-ready hogs as pork plants continue to idle due to coronavirus outbreaks among workers. The pork industry in the Midwest has […]

Livestock: COVID-19 Hits Packing Plants – DTN Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Coronavirus cases are increasingly affecting the meatpacking industry as both a beef and pork plant in Iowa were closed this week because of positive cases. Tyson Foods announced a pork […]

Corona Virus Raises Stark Questions About USDA Feeding Programs – DTN Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told the congressional Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Tuesday that the Agriculture Department will do what it can to make sure people get food during the coronavirus […]

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