Competition aims to "turn data into decisions"
A contest sponsored by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) aims to help people make smarter decisions about the environment by turning data into decisions. FULL STORY »
World Pork Expo seminars provide information, insights
Seminars to enlighten and educate are abundant at the 2014 World Pork Expo. Industry experts will share new technologies, swine health updates, valuable management tips and more on June 4 and 5. FULL STORY »
Stevens: U.S. pork industry growth driven by international trade
U.S. pork producers are on the brink of a great opportunity with potential approval of the Trans Pacific Partnership, but its success is held tightly in Japanese hands. FULL STORY »
Stakeholders' Summit: What’s agriculture’s response plan?
Alliance annual Stakeholder’s Summit will feature an interactive crisis management simulation. The conference is May 8-9 and there is still time to register. FULL STORY »
Maynard Hogberg receives Distinguished Service Award
A true innovator, leader and facilitator, Dr. Maynard Hogberg was honored with the pork industry's highest honor at this year's Pork Forum. FULL STORY »
Cyclone Connection: Biosecurity is more important than ever
Preventing disease and keeping animals healthy are part of making production practices easier for employees and more profitable for employers. FULL STORY »
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 »
Penning Pigs: China Summit showcases danger/opportunity
China is on the move, especially when it comes to food and feed. I was in Beijing attending a meeting last week and here is the first of several posts on what I learned while there. FULL STORY »