Attract new talent
The very best candidates aren’t going to knock on your door and asked to be hired – you have to bring them in by offering opportunities like a great internship program. Here are eight tips for building an effective internship program. FULL STORY »
Penning Pigs: From "confidential" to "confessions"
Amanda Eben's dad is a farmer. She learned early on that "proper animal care is non-negotiable." She exemplifies so many others who devote their lives to feeding others. FULL STORY »
Ag groups say, "Go ahead without Japan"
Although the corn and soybean groups have not signed on yet, the National Pork Producers and others want TPP negotiations to continue without Japan. FULL STORY »
Penning Pigs: Animal care confidential
I read a lot of news releases, articles and blogs every day, including those from animal rights groups. I’ve had my fair share of interactions with those folks, too. FULL STORY »
Alltech’s 30th Symposium asks “What If?”
PorkNetwork editor JoAnn Alumbaugh is attending the 30th annual Alltech Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. Here is a news release highlighting some of the sessions from the first day. FULL STORY »
HSUS to pay $15.75 million to settle racketeering lawsuit
The Humane Society of the United States and other co-defendants will pay $15.75 million to settle a racketeering lawsuit. The District Court called the suit "groundless and unreasonable from its inception." FULL STORY »
Planting update for Nebraska, Colorado, Western Kansas
Good progress is being made in corn and soybean planting in Nebraska, Colorado and Western Kansas. At least until last week, when the weather got everyone's attention. FULL STORY »
Summit panelists tackle tough issues
Antibiotics, sustainability and farm size were just a few of the issues discussed during the Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit last week. The Alliance's mission is to communicate that animal well-being is central to producing safe, high-quality, affordable food and other products essential to our daily lives. FULL STORY »