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April 12, 2017
Smithfield makes move on market for pig-human transplants
CHICAGO - Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, has established a separate bioscience unit to expand its role in supplying pig...
April 12, 2017 - 12:37pm
March 10, 2017
Oklahoma wildfires kill thousands of pigs at Smithfield, Seaboard farms
Wildfires devastated a Smithfield Foods Inc hog farm in Laverne, Oklahoma, killing at least several thousand pigs, company and local officials said on Friday, March 10. The exact number of swine killed in the Oklahoma fire, which began on Monday, was not immediately known. Smithfield...
March 10, 2017 - 6:56pm
January 9, 2017
Pork virus difficult to battle in cold temperatures
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, also known as PRRS, is a challenging virus for pork producers. According to Russ Daly, South Dakota State University Extension veterinarian, professor and State Public Health Veterinarian, the PRRS virus can be more...
January 9, 2017 - 8:56pm
December 14, 2015
Hogs fed pig remains, manure to fend off deadly virus return
WASHINGTON — Animal-nutritionist John Goihl knows Minnesota farmers who feed the remains of dead baby pigs to hogs used for breeding in attempts...
December 14, 2015 - 7:51pm
February 24, 2015
Gas-fueled pressure washers caused huge hog fire
TRUMAN — State investigators have concluded that a huge fire that killed more than 12,000 pigs and hogs at a southern Minnesota swine farm was accidental and caused by excessive heat from gas-fueled pressure washers, according to KEYC-TV in Mankato. The State Fire Marshal Division...
February 24, 2015 - 8:44pm
April 25, 2014
Ashby brothers find niche in drug-free hogs
ADRIAN — It all began with a single sow. Now, brothers Brady and Michael Ashby have a nice market for their drug-free hogs. “We started...
April 25, 2014 - 1:59pm
February 23, 2011
Fire in Ocheyedan
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- A blaze in Ocheyedan, Iowa, killed more than 300 sows Wednesday morning, with four area departments working for hours to battle...
February 23, 2011 - 6:49pm
September 3, 2010
Hog theft halted with citizens' assistance
LITTLE ROCK, Iowa -- According to information from the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, authorities were informed of a hog theft in progress early Wednesday morning northwest of Little Rock. With the help of concerned citizens, the subjects were followed until law enforcement could stop...
September 3, 2010 - 9:10pm
June 28, 2010
Tornado destroys four hog barns near Sibley, Iowa
Sunday 10:40 update SIBLEY, Iowa -- Dead pigs were scattered and strewn about the Travis Dagel farmsite southeast of Sibley Saturday afternoon,...
June 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Liepold, Spronk keep NPPC seats
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Pork Producers Council elected new officers and members to its board of directors during its annual business meeting March 4-6, in Kansas City, Mo. Taking over as president of the organization is Sam Carney, a producer from Adair, Iowa. Doug Wolf,...
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Morrell plant to close in Sioux City
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Sioux City officials say the John Morrell & Co. meatpacking plant, one of the city's largest employers, will close this spring. The plant has about 1,500 workers. Sioux City Economic Development Director Marty Dougherty says Mayor Mike Hobart received the...
January 20, 2010 - 9:37am
November 5, 2009
As others see it: U.S hogs will resume China trade
The Obama administration scored its first major foreign policy victory last week when U.S. trade officials announced from Hangzhou, China, that...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Editorial: A bunch of 'hog' wash
"It's like rain on your wedding day; It's a free ride when you've already paid ..." -- "Ironic," Alanis Morissette There are no lines in this mid-'90s hit about hogs at Worthington's JBS Swift and Co. plant, but there well could be after Wednesday's events. "We did suspend our...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Alleged inhumane act shuts down JBS Swift kill floor
WORTHINGTON -- Hundreds of squealing hogs sat in trailers in the blazing heat Wednesday while truckers wondered when the kill floor at JBS Swift and Co. would re-open. With little information from the plant, the truckers who waited with their loads were angry and disgusted. "I've...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am