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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
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    Senators Propose Bill to Halt Local Government Interference Associated with California’s Prop 12

    As livestock producers nationwide continue to voice their concerns over California’s Proposition 12, five senators introduced a bill with a goal to […]

    August 11, 2021
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    California Law Puts Pork Producers in ‘Challenging Position’

    Californians eat about 15% of the nation’s pork products, and sustaining access to that state’s massive market could face new challenges if […]

    April 16, 2021
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    Taiwan Testing Hog Herd After African Swine Fever Discovery

    Officials say they’re conducting nationwide African Swine Fever (ASF) tests on the hog herd in Taiwan after a deceased animal that tested […]

    April 7, 2021