National Hog Farmer is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Max Armstrong talks about pink slime trial and World Pork Expo. (audio)

Along Interstate 29, not far from Missouri River is town of Elk Point. It is here where Pink Slime trial is getting underway. Lawyers will argue that ABC News defamed BPI. BPI wants $5.7 billion.

The first of many lawsuits against Syngenta, brought by four Kansas farmers, is getting underway. Suit claims Syngenta introduced seed to market before approved for export. Resulted in price drops that hurt all producers. Syngenta denied its actions caused price drops for farmers.

Max is heading out to World Pork Expo later this week. 23,000 attended last year. An estimated 10,000 sandwiches served from Big Grill.


Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.