Recent Stories by Jennifer Shike
Aug 22, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Germany's swine herd numbers are reaching near 20-year lows, resulting in a decline in pig feed demand. This causes challenges for the U.S. as it’s currently the top exporter of commodity soybeans to Germany.
Aug 15, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
The trucker shortage is a challenge and it’s affecting everyone, says Jason Wishall, owner of Wishall Transport. The American Trucking Association says the shortage could rise to more than 160,000 drivers by 2028.
Jul 08, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Which agricultural commodity traders will benefit from African swine fever's impact on the markets? Take a look at where the company's assets are located, experts say.
May 16, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
APHIS will begin testing for African swine fever as part of USDA's enhanced surveillance efforts.
Feb 12, 2019 by Jennifer Shike
Just how bad is African swine fever (ASF) in China? Despite fewer outbreaks being reported, experts say the ASF death toll in China is higher than reports say.
Dec 04, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
We're proud of this new series, highlighting the young leaders impacting the future of the pork industry. Click below to meet each one, or email editor Jennifer Shike to nominate others.
Nov 14, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
Q&A with U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance's Brad Greenway who says now is the time to take advantage of opportunities to share agriculture's story
Nov 08, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
Fall weather may have created risk to animal feed
Nov 05, 2018 by Jennifer Shike
Smithfield Foods, Inc., is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies.