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Exports add more value to U.S. pork

The record pace of U.S. pork exports continues to accelerate and put more money in producers’ pockets, despite intense global competition and other market challenges. FULL STORY »

Farrow-to-finish margins up $2 per head

Farrow-to-finish margins were up almost $2 per head the week ending November 7, according to the Sterling Pork Profit Tracker. Margins averaged $29.04 last week, compared to $27.34 the previous week and negative $12.63 at this time last year. FULL STORY »

In rural America, promise and opportunity abound for veterans

Veterans have sacrificed dearly to keep this country safe. Every day, they confront and triumph over those that threaten our national security. We owe it to our military men and women to ensure a different kind of security is waiting when they return home—the security that comes from the promise of a good job, affordable housing, a quality education and dependable health care. FULL STORY »

Ralco completes construction of swine research facilities

Furthering its mission to perfect technologies for a safe and abundant global food supply, Ralco is pleased to announce the completion of a 1,200-head swine nursery and 2,400-head grow/finish research barn. FULL STORY »

USDA drops 2014, 2015 pork production

In their latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, the USDA lowered its pork production forecast for 2014 and 2015 as hog weights reflect a more rapid movement through finishing barns. FULL STORY »