Within the next ten years, Smithfield will implement “manure-to-energy” projects across 90% of the company’s hog finishing spaces in North Carolina, Utah and Virginia, and nearly all of Smithfield’s hog finishing spaces in Missouri.
David Newman of Arkansas named board president.
Hog Outlook: African swine fever is dominating the pork industry’s financial picture right now.
The National Pork Board uses checkoff dollars to develop new markets, conduct research and promote pork.
USDA ARS researchers examine use of amino acid L-glutamine as alternative to antibiotics.
When asked what pork dishes people crave, 51% said they crave Mexican and Latin pork dishes and 45% said they crave Asian pork dishes.