Rich historical data illuminates industry trends, but the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) stresses the critical nature of non-market commentary in these reports.
Nate and Melissa Morts is nurturing farming excellence, one crop, and pig at a time.
Leaders of the American pork industry descended upon the Nation’s capitol this week, seeking to engage with lawmakers on the vital issues addressed in the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. At the forefront of their agenda is the battle against what they perceive as outdated and counterproductive regulations.
We meet this week’s American Farm Family, Matt and Melissa Ditch, who are helping decrease the environmental impact of their Iowa hog operation and passing on that sense of responsibility on to the next generation.
Meat exports were mixed for the first half of the year according to data compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
A study from Kansas State University found consumers are less willing to pay for certain meats as retail prices inch higher.
Some experts predict we could even see a mild recession by the end of the year.
While the implementation date for California’s Prop 12 was pushed back six months, leaders in Ag states like Iowa are calling on Congress to act.
The Farm Service Agency’s crop acreage reports as well as the USDA Emergency Relief Program applications are both coming up in mid-July.
The Pork Checkoff is working to give producers the tools and direction needed to not only prevent an outbreak but also return to business in the event one occurs.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is hosting a series of webinars to help ensure the transition goes as smooth as possible.
The AFBF said they’ve already seen a big shift. Now, they’re expecting prices to look up later this year for several reasons.