Recent Stories by Sara Brown
May 14, 2019 by Sara Brown
Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
May 01, 2019 by Sara Brown
To prevent the spread of African swine fever, the U.S. Grains Council have updated their biosecurity protocols to ensure a safe pork supply.
Apr 09, 2019 by Sara Brown
After snow, ice, rain and flooding hammered farmers and ranchers in March, another round of late winter weather is on the way promising more snow, severe weather and flooding.
Mar 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
Cutting costs helped Cargill Inc. show a 14% jump in its fiscal third quarter, even as global threats such as trade, low ethanol demand and swine fever pulled down the company’s profits.
Mar 07, 2019 by Sara Brown
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is recognizing 58 locations of Smithfield Foods, Inc., for environmental achievements, and 34 locations for workplace safety accomplishments.
Mar 01, 2019 by Sara Brown
Day 2 of Commodity Classic centered on business profitability and retail changes on tap for 2019.
Feb 28, 2019 by Sara Brown
What’s buzzing in agriculture? We're capturing the latest technology and industry news at Commodity Classic this week.
Feb 11, 2019 by Sara Brown
Bacon continues to drive consumer demand for pork. JBS USA is looking to meet this growing foodservice and retail demand with a $20 million expansion of it’s Ottumwa, Iowa, pork plant.
Feb 06, 2019 by Sara Brown
The 2019 class of The Pearse Lyons Accelerator have been chosen, highlighting 10 livestock products that will have significant effect on the industry moving forward.
Jan 31, 2019 by Sara Brown
The dangerous cold temperatures that blanketed the Midwest this week also impacted meat processors and grain elevator operations, as companies worked to protect employees.