ELK POINT, S.D. — Bringing a landmark defamation case to a close, Beef Products Inc. has settled its $1.9 billion lawsuit against ABC News and correspondent Jim Avila over a series of reports that repeatedly referred to BPI's signature product as "pink slime."
Air flow is always important when it comes to keeping livestock cool, but summer presents even more of a challenge for producers.
DES MOINES — With new farm bill negotiations beginning, the pork industry has made it clear what’s at the top of its wish list: a vaccine bank with a large enough supply to handle the first two weeks of a foot and mouth disease outbreak.
Remember the first cell phones, those bulky gadgets that always seemed to be more trouble than they were worth? Did you ever think you would be able to store production records on it?
Ask people in the research business if they have a wish list, and many will answer in the affirmative.
DES MOINES — Most believe it is only a matter of time before a foreign animal disease outbreak occurs in the U.S.
DES MOINES — It looks like a profitable year for pork producers.
When Walmart, the nation’s largest grocer, announced plans last spring to build its first dairy processing plant in northeastern Indiana, it instantly got the attention of dairy farmers and processors across the nation.
ST. ROSE, Ill. — Bryan Henrichs is feeling a bit better about this National Dairy Month than the one last year.
Pork and beef producers believe little needs to be changed with the North American Free Trade Agreement, and they have sent that message to the White House.