Addressed to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the letter stressed that the reduced line speeds forced by the court order would have adverse impacts on hog producers as it would significantly decrease slaughter capacity.
A recent court ruling will reduce pork line speeds through the New Swine Inspection System (NSIS).
From chops to loins, ham to bacon, pork is the most consumed meat in the world. Pork production in the U.S. is worth an estimated $23.4 billion per year, with around 26% of the nearly 2.2 million metric tons of…
African swine fever has been sweeping through various pockets of the world, threatening the pork market. While this disease has been around for many years, it’s only been in the last year that concern has ramped up about this highly…
Story by Amy Beth Graves | Photos by Dave Liggett When the piglets arrive, they’re greeted with cookies and marshmallows. The sweets are much more than a welcome reception – they mark the beginning of a long training process to…
Neil Rhonemus learned at an early age how to care for baby pigs
After 175 years in Ohio, the Schumms face their next frontier.
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Heritage hogs have earned a mouthwatering reputation .