Ohio Pork Council is giving again
The Ohio Pork Council has had a pork donation program for five years and now members are celebrating with a chance for consumers to win $500 of groceries. 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 »
Congress learns about 4-H and food security
The nation's youth will be solving food-security issues in the future - that's the message Congress heard this week, as the benefits of 4-H and Extension were highlighted. FULL STORY »
Consumers report reductions in red-meat purchases
U.S. consumers say they ate less red meat during 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a survey from market-research company Mintel. Price appears to be a major factor, although health concerns also play a role. FULL STORY »
Pork Board issues statement on Tyson Foods' announcement
In response to Tyson Foods' announcement on new production practices to be implemented, the National Pork Board reiterates the importance of choice and recognized best-management 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 »
- Will tornado alley come alive this weekend?
- Ag markets proved rather volatile again Thursday
- Guarding against overreach of the Endangered Species Act
- Zinpro Corporation announces realignment and promotions
- Ag markets proved decidedly mixed again Thursday morning
- Exports: Corn sales see slight uptick, soybeans plummet again