Alltech hosts Business Seminar at WPX 2024

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During World Pork Expo, which was held June 5–6 in Des Moines, Iowa, the Alltech Pork Team hosted the Business Seminar, “Challenging health and productivity: How does the U.S. lead the world in sustainable, profitable pork production?” The seminar included leaders in the agriculture industry as they discussed the U.S. pork industry’s role in global trade, animal health and sustainability. …

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Alltech Introducing Levelset™ at World Pork Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

As the 2024 World Pork Expo gets underway this week in Des Moines, producers will be able to learn about an innovative solution designed to reinforce gut health in pigs from Alltech called Levelset™. In addition, Alltech will be hosting a business seminar at Expo on the U.S. pork industry’s role in global trade, animal health, and sustainability. Levelset consists …

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USDA Announces Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA’s Farm Service Agency will begin taking applications for the Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) starting next Tuesday, July 20th Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals from July 20 through Sept. 17, 2021. …

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Alltech ONE is Big on Pigs

Cindy Zimmerman

Innovations in technology and nutrition are helping farmers around the globe protect the health of both their pigs and our planet and this week’s Alltech ONE Ideas Conference features the latest information on how producers can improve their productivity, profitability and the biosecurity of their farms. “We have really interesting topics coming from all over the globe,” says Russell Gilliam, …

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World Pork Expo Showcases Top Pork Priorities

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) kicked off the return of World Pork Expo with a policy priorities press conference focused on the administration appeal of a recent federal district court ruling striking down faster harvest facility line speeds, legal action on California’s Proposition 12 and expanded export market access. The expo is being held this week in Des Moines …

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World Pork Expo Plans 2021 Return

Cindy Zimmerman

Remember World Pork Expo? That big event that was always held at the beginning of June in Des Moines? The last time it was held was 2018, but officials say it will be back this year. The 2021 World Pork Expo will take place at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Professionals in the pork industry can expect …

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Agricultural Leaders Release Roadmap for Trade

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers for Free Trade held a virtual press conference Tuesday to release a new report on the challenges and solutions for American agriculture on trade, supply chains and global competitiveness. The report is the culmination of a series of discussions across rural America with farmers, ag leaders and related industries including manufacturing and food producers and distributors. The report, organized …

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Agri-Pulse Hosts National Pork Board Webinar on Trade

Cindy Zimmerman

Agri-Pulse president Sara Wyant moderated a discussion last week with USDA Trade Undersecretary Ted McKinney, North Carolina hog farmer Jan Archer, and Iowa State University economist Dermot Hayes on how exports add value for pork producers and support U.S. jobs. The event was sponsored by the National Pork Board. Watch the webinar here. Listen to the audio here: (1 hour)

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Free Agri-Pulse Webinar to Explore Pork Exports

Cindy Zimmerman

With COVID-19 disrupting millions of lives and the ability to process protein, thousands of pork producers were forced to pivot to an unprecedented new reality in 2020 and international exports became even more important to producer profitability. Agri-Pulse will explore the export situation for U.S. pork producers during a free one-hour webinar Oct. 29, from noon to 1 pm EST. …

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Secretary Perdue Tours Hurricane Sally Damage

Cindy Zimmerman

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue took a tour of crop damage from Hurricane Sally in Alabama and Florida on Monday. He visited the Jenkins Farm in Jay, Florida and heard from farmers in the panhandle of the state who suffered damage to cotton and peanut crops. “What I’ve seen is crops that have probably been cut in half,” said …

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