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Officials Seize 1 Million Pounds of Pork Amid Virus Concerns

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say 1 million pounds (0.45 million kilograms) of pork products allegedly smuggled from China have been seized at a New Jersey port. Troy Miller, field oper... Read More

Flooding Expected to Continue as Dam Flows Raised

The likelihood of more prolonged flooding along the Missouri River increased Thursday night when the Army Corps of Engineers was forced to increase water releases from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota to 90,000 cubic feet per second because of inflow... Read More

National Ag Day Doesn't Mean A Day Off *AUDIO*

In the opening paragraph of the FFA Creed there is the line, " in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come to us from the struggles of former years." When E.M. Tiffany wrote those lines, there w... Read More

Widespread Floods Hit Quickly

OMAHA (DTN) -- The "bomb cyclone" that hit Wednesday and Thursday flooded dozens of towns and cities across a wide swath of Nebraska and South Dakota into Iowa and down into northwest Missouri, shutting down much of the region outside of Omaha. High... Read More

Neb.’s pork industry represented at nat. meeting

Producer delegates from across the country were in Orlando last week for the annual National Pork Industry Forum. This business meeting allows directors and staff of the National Pork Board to hear directly. Pork Act delegates are appointed by the U.... Read More

Pork Board names 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow

The National Pork Board announced that Bailee Arnold from North Carolina, Ben Luebbering from Missouri and Ben Wikner from Iowa have been named the 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow. They were recognized at the 2019 National Pork Industry Forum in Orlando... Read More

Brazil confident in talks to reopen U.S. market for Brazil beef - minister

SAO PAULO, March 12 (Reuters) - Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias, who will travel to the United States next week, said on Tuesday she is confident that talks to reopen the U.S. market for Brazil’s fresh beef exports may succeed. ... Read More

K-State updates popular swine nutrition guide

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University has updated a popular publication that has served as a reference for understanding swine nutrition principles for the past 25 years. Mariana Boscato Menegat, a veterinarian and Ph.D. candidate in applied s... Read More

U.S. Beef Exports Reach New Heights in 2018; Pork Hurt by Tariffs

USDA export numbers compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation show U.S. beef exports in 2018 topped both volume and value records that were set in 2017. Pork export volume came up just shy of the 2017 record and the value also fell one percent. ... Read More

Pork Producers Set Resolutions on 2019 Important Issues

The annual business meeting of the National Pork Producers Council took place last week in Orlando, Florida. In looking ahead to the rest of 2019 and beyond, delegates at the Pork Industry Forum adopted several important policy issues they’ll be wo... Read More

Poultry Manure Reduces Nitrate Loss to Water in Iowa Study

Iowa State University researchers concluded from a long-term field study that poultry manure, when applied at a rate to meet crop nitrogen (N) requirements, can reduce nitrate loss and achieve equal or better yields in corn-soybean production systems... Read More