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    Supreme Court Set to Hear Prop 12 Concerns from Pork Producers

    Back in the headlines, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments from the NPPC and AFBF about concerns over California’s Proposition […]

    September 19, 2022
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    SenecaVirus Enters U.S. through Feed Ingredients

    For the first known time in U.S. history, Senecavirus A (SVA) has been detected in pig feed ingredients imported from an infected […]

    September 9, 2022
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    Proper Sow Conditioning Critical for Herd Health

    When evaluating sow health and productivity, under-conditioned sows can mean reduced farrowing rates and lower longevity. But over-conditioned sows can also mean […]

    August 25, 2022
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    Swine Farms Increase Substantially in Size, Decrease in Numbers in USDA Report

    The U.S. swine industry has changed significantly in the span of one generation. According to a recent USDA report, there are half […]

    August 24, 2022
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    USDA Set to Issue $62.8 Million in Pandemic Payments to Pork Producers

    According to the USDA, payments for eligible applicants of the Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP) are expected to start going out […]

    July 27, 2022
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    U.S. Pork Exports Sets Records in May

    U.S. pork exports really brought home the bacon in May, reaching a record high in both weight and volume. May saw 224,667 […]

    July 20, 2022
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    Pork Industry Contributes $57 Billion to U.S. Economy

    According to a new report from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), 66,000 U.S. pig farms sold more than 140 million hogs […]

    July 13, 2022
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    Supreme Court Takes Up Proposition 12 Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take up the National Pork Producers (NPPC) and American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) […]

    March 30, 2022
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    Supermarket Giants File Price Fixing Lawsuit Against Pork Processors

    A federal lawsuit has been filed by several major U.S. supermarket chains including Hy-Vee, Kroger, Save Mart and US Foods. The supermarkets […]

    January 6, 2022
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    China’s Hog, Pork Production to Decline Significantly in 2022

    Lower prices and disease outbreaks continue to temper China’s hog and pork production. A USDA report predicts hog production to decline by […]

    September 7, 2021