Olson: Dangerous but necessary farm work
Last week, Linden Olson talked about what it was like to take care of pigs in the winter before the industry moved to climate-controlled housing. This week he tells readers about another, more dangerous, farm chore. FULL STORY »
Family farm or corporate farm – which is it?
Do you know the difference between a family farm and a corporate farm? Common Ground posed that question in a recent blog post. See the answer here. FULL STORY »
Time and temperature options can curb PEDV
Research funded by the Pork Checkoff at Iowa State University provides some answers on how to control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus in transport equipment. FULL STORY »
Times Square billboard calls out HSUS
Thousands of visitors and workers around New York's Times Square will see a billboard that reveals the Humane Society of the United States' deceptive spending practices. FULL STORY »
What was your New Year’s resolution?
Those who make resolutions are most likely to list "lose weight" as their top goal. Read about some other interesting resolutions for 2014, and tell us yours. FULL STORY »
Here are top trends likely to impact producers
Economists tell the Pork Board's strategic planning task force that while consumption is up, the environment, food safety and animal welfare are likely to remain top issues in the future. FULL STORY »
HSUS keeps contributors in the dark
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) takes advantage of the fact that the vast majority of its contributors think their money is going to care for dogs and cats. Recent research tells a much different story. FULL STORY »
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