Seaboard Triumph's plant roared to life on Tuesday 5 September 2017

New US pork plant begins operations

By Aaron McDonald

Seaboard Triumph Foods (STF) has begun commercial operations at its new pork processing plant in Sioux City, Iowa, US, two years after work on the site started. 

America's Pig Farmer of the Year, Brad Greenway, said he was 'proud' of the award

America’s number one pig farmer named

By Oscar Rousseau

South Dakota-based pork producer Brad Greenway has been crowned America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, for his efforts to put a face on modern pigmeat production.

The National Pork Board hopes to sign up 20,000 farmers to the text system in 2016

Text PorkCrisis for breaking pig news

By Oscar Rousseau

The National Pork Board has launched Pork Crisis Alerts, a text service that delivers breaking virus outbreak and industry-wide emergency news to pork producers in the US.

According to Mintec, prices are now rising

US pork price sees upward trajectory

By Georgi Gyton

The price of US pork has increased by 10% since the middle of August this year, according to data from global commodity analyst Mintec.

Genus' porcine genetics division will exclusively stock and sustain Riverstone's new pig production project

Genus announces pig production agreement in China

By Georgi Gyton

Global animal genetics company Genus, has entered into a strategic partnership with River Stone Farm (Shandong) Co, in China, in an agreement which will see it become the Group’s first commercial multiplier in China.

The Expo runs from 4-6 June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

World Pork Expo kicks off in Iowa

By Georgi Gyton

Close to 20,000 pork producers and related professionals, from around 32 countries, have descended on the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, this week (4-6 June), to find out what is new in terms of products, services and technologies.

ASF suspected in Belarus disease outbreak

ASF suspected in Belarus disease outbreak

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Several hundreds of pigs have been culled in the Brest region of Belarus, following an outbreak of disease among animals in the villages of Golevichi and Omnevichi.

Scientists discover PRRS resistance gene

Scientists discover PRRS resistance gene

By Melodie Michel

A team of US scientists have discovered a genetic marker determining pigs’ level of resistance to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).


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