Guarding against overreach of the Endangered Species Act
Recently there have been media reports that have highlighted the dangerous overreach of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Desert Tortoise, Delta Smelt, Sage Grouse, and the Lesser Prairie Chicken to name a few species, are being respected over the value of the human species as various actions are being taken across the United States to severely curtail or eliminate the use of land, water, timber and mineral resources in deference to these species. FULL STORY »

Ag markets proved decidedly mixed again Thursday morning
Corn futures reacted poorly to good export numbers. The latest corn figure on the weekly USDA Export Sales report came in toward the upper end of the forecast range, while shipments were huge. FULL STORY »

Zinpro Corporation announces realignment and promotions
Zinpro Corporation, the leader in trace mineral nutrition, recently realigned its U.S. sales team to form a single sales region. With this newly established structure, new roles and responsibilities within the sales team have been announced. FULL STORY »

Exports: Corn sales see slight uptick, soybeans plummet again
According to the USDA’s Weekly Export Sales report, corn net sales of 618,900 metric tons (MT) for 2013-2014 were up 15 percent from the previous week, but down 30 percent from the four-week average. FULL STORY »

The Latest from World Pork Expo

Stage is set for World Pork Expo’s MusicFest

World Pork Expo takes a festive turn on Thursday, June 5, as the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) presents MusicFest. FULL STORY »

Pre-World Pork Expo tours provide snapshot of U.S. agriculture

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has developed two tours in conjunction with the 2014 World Pork Expo for visitors who want a further glimpse into U.S agriculture. FULL STORY »

Make plans to attend World Pork Expo in June

Mark your calendar for the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4-6, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. FULL STORY »

PQA Plus revisions debut at World Pork Expo

PQA Plus® revisions debut at World Pork Expo. Commitment to continuous improvement drives changes to the program. FULL STORY »

Word Pork Expo: Sow housing options

Sow housing has been a much debated topic in the pork industry for several years. There are many options for producers, but there are major considerations when it comes time to decide on altering pre-existing facilities. FULL STORY »

Commentary: Bacon, bacon and more bacon

If you attend World Pork Expo and go home hungry it’s your own fault because a smorgasbord of food is available at the annual event, with the majority of it being free (and delicious). FULL STORY »



TechMix: Live From 2013 WPX Play video
PorkNetwork's JoAnn Alumbaugh visits with Brent Ratliff of TechMix at the 25th annual World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. FULL STORY »

DuPont: Live From 2013 WPX Play video
PorkNetwork's JoAnn Alumbaugh visits with DuPont's Gwendolyn Jones and Dave Hall to discuss key challenges facing the pork industry. FULL STORY »

Livestock Water Recycling - 2013 WPX Play video
Ross Thurston, president of Livestock Water Recycling, discusses the company's Manure Treatment System at World Pork Expo. FULL STORY »

Merck Animal Health - 2013 WPX Play video
Brad Thacker, Swine Technical Services Veterinarian, Merck Animal Health, discusses some of the company's newest products and vaccines. FULL STORY »

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