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How does your farm get in the top 20%?

2017-08-16 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Farms will continue to improve production, drive costs lower and improve revenue. Where do you need to improve?

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Tyson Foods Announces Streamlining of Organisation; Growth Maximised

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared Foods.

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EU Pig Prices: Prices Getting Nowhere; Markets Balanced

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

EU - The European slaughter pig market does not appear to really be making headway.

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Japan, South Korea Counter Weaker Chinese Pork Imports

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA & CHINA - Both Japan and South Korea have reported year-on-year increases in fresh/frozen pork imports during the first half of 2017, according to Bethan Wilkins, AHDB Pork analyst.

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Partial Renovation Popular in Converting to Group Sow Housing

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

CANADA - Bruce Cochrane writes that a Farm Building Consultant with FGC Construction says many pork producers making the switch to group sow housing are opting for a partial renovation combined with new construction.

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Keep Pork Trade Flowing in Updated NAFTA, Says NPPC

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US - With negotiations set to begin tomorrow, the National Pork Producers Council has repeated its request that a "modernised" North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) maintain the zero-tariff rate on pork traded in North America.

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Doctors Downplay Health Risks from Braised Pork Broth

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

TAIWAN - There is no evidence that small amounts of aged soy-stewed pork broth increase the risk of cancer, two toxicologists said after a Chinese-language newspaper reported that reheating braised pork broth causes the formation of carcinogenic cholesterol oxidation products (COPs).

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CME: Positives & Negatives Predicted for Hog Market in Fall 2017

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US - On Monday, we focused on implied profitability at various points along the hog/pork supply chain and decided to stay on the topic today as well. There is no arguing that hog producers and pork packer profits have been much higher than expected so far this summer. Going into the fall, however, there are both positives and negatives for the hog market, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.

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UK Customs Proposals Very Negative for Irish Agriculture, Says IFA

2017-08-16 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

IRELAND - IFA President Joe Healy has said the UK’s insistence on leaving the customs union and pursuing an independent trade policy will amount to a hard Brexit and is potentially very negative for Irish agriculture and the value of Ireland's agri-food exports.

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A city slicker figures out what you already know

2017-08-16 00:10:32| Beef

A magazine noted for its liberal slant honors Texans who made the ultimate sacrifice to save their cattle.

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