Difficult but necessary conversations
Don’t put off talking about farm succession plans. Full story.
Documentary to capture real farmers and ranchers
Oscar-winning and two-time Emmy-winning filmmaker James Moll is proud to announce the production of a feature-length documentary about the next generation of American farmers and ranchers. Full story.
Best of the Blogs: May 2013
The following blogs and commentaries were featured as porkNetwork magazine's "Best of the Blogs" feature in the May 2013 issue. Full story.
See it? Stop it! is good for the industry
As a farm owner/manager, it is your duty to convey the level of commitment you have to responsible animal care with every person who comes in contact with your animals. Full story.
Nutrition: The next step when pigs get sick
Significant economic impact can be achieved with very small improvements in growth. Full story.
“Active listening” is key to developing effective communication
Effective communication involves the utilization of active listening skills. As an active listener, you demonstrate your interest in what is being said using both verbal and nonverbal communication techniques and you open the door for others to begin using the same techniques. Full story.
Costs should decline this year
Record corn and soybean meal prices in 2012 resulted in record cost of production for hog farms. Full story.
WAL-TSL-300W-LED security light
The WAL-TSL-300W-LED is a 300-watt security light that offers the operator the ability to easily pan and tilt the light beam as needed. Full story.
Bobcat utility vehicles foster productivity
Bobcat Company, a leader in compact equipment, is breaking new ground in the utility vehicle market with superior performance and productivity in the 3600 and 3650 hydrostatic drive utility vehicles. Full story.
Dr. Howard Hill: When science and public perception disagree
Dr. Howard Hill is the president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council and recently answered a few questions from porkNetwork editor JoAnn Alumbaugh for the May issue of the magazine. Full story.