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  1. Top Ag News
    Cover Crop Incentive Program Seeks to Reward Conservation-Minded Growers

    While cover crops might not be the first management practice to come to mind when thinking of pork production, the National Pork […]

    September 11, 2023
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    How 4R and Fertilizer Advancements Revolutionized Agriculture

    Agricultural fertilizers and their application, as we know them today, haven’t been around very long. The 4R framework, which encourages producers to […]

    August 7, 2023
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    Walmart Continues Investment in Sustainable Beef LLC with New Processing Plant

    Walmart is building a beef processing and packaging facility in Olathe, Kansas. The new facility represents a $257 million investment for the […]

    June 15, 2023
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    National Pork Board Hires New Chief Sustainability Officer

    The National Pork Board (NPB) announced this week a first-of-its-kind Chief Sustainability Officer role. James “Jamie” Burr takes the helm after more […]

    April 12, 2023
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    Looking Closer at Swine Sustainability

    Improvements in swine production have led to a significantly more sustainable pig production sector in the U.S. The National Pork Board defines […]

    April 6, 2023
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    USDA Announces $9.5 Million in Funding for Sustainable Products Using Ag Commodities

    Announced the close of 2022, the USDA announced a $9.5 million investment to support the development of new sustainable bioproducts. The funding […]

    January 2, 2023
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    New Study Reveals Technology Helps Dairy Produce More while Using Less

    World Dairy Expo this month featured results from a study on the benefits of modern dairy technologies. The study, led by the […]

    October 24, 2022
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    How Farmers Can Expect Assistance from USDA’s $2.8 Billion for Climate-Smart Practices

    The USDA’s $2.8 billion investment in climate-smart agricultural practices has been confirmed for use in 70 projects throughout the country. Under the […]

    September 15, 2022
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    Beef Producer Transparency Key to Consumer Trust in Sustainability

    Like any form of science, transparency goes a long way in earning consumer trust. The same holds true in livestock production. Many […]

    September 6, 2022
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    Sustainability Study Finds 48% of Farmers Concerned with Water Shortages

    A new sustainability insights study conducted by The Packer found that nearly half of the farmer responses indicated they are concerned with […]

    July 27, 2022