Prepared and written by Jeff Swenson, DATCP Livestock and Meat Specialist. The Market Update draws information from several sources, … [Read more...] about Retail Meat Prices Climb
With grilling season upon us and many local restaurants re-opening for business, we are seeing consumer demand for meat products on the … [Read more...] about Grilling Season is Here!
Giving praise to how the pork industry adapted to COVID-19, a Wisconsin pork producer and a meat processor explained how the pandemic … [Read more...] about Pork producers and processors see a positive impact from Passion for Pork
Fire up the grill! Summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of grilling options left this Labor Day … [Read more...] about Alice in Dairyland shares possibilities with pork
Before Iowa was hit by the massive storm system known as a derecho last week, farmers dealt with yet another tragedy in the COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Iowa farmers euthanize fewer animals than anticipated
Pork processing plants are slowly beginning to reopen, but hog producers are still feeling the impact of COVID-19 closures and finding … [Read more...] about NE Iowa farm works to avoid euthanizing animals, gives dozens away on Facebook
Relief and anxiety hit as President Donald Trump issued the Defense Production Act to order meat processing plants to remain open.With … [Read more...] about “We are three weeks away from not having pork on the shelves.” -Worthington pork plant euthanizes 3,000 hogs per day
Weather, trade and domestic trends could all help increase prices for beef producers in 2020. A Cattle on Feed Report released by … [Read more...] about Movements in 2020 show optimism for beef producer prices