Veterinarian giving antibiotics
hog feed in feeder
Consumers do not understand what agriculture is talking about mainly because agriculture has different objectives in food productionnbspThere is a portion of the consumer market that wants organic and they are very serious about the organic nature of their foodnbspAlso we have a conversation about big and small farms or where the food is grown local and internationalnbspldquoThat provides us some challenges because we have to understand what that conversation circlesrdquo explains Vernon
YORK, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 03:  A pig waits to be auctioned to farmers and buyers attending the York Livestock Auction after restrictions due to the Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak are eased on 3 September, 2007, York, England. Restrictions on cattle, pig and sheep sales at livestock markets have been lifted for the first time since the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. Restrctions still apply in the Surrey disease affected zone.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Finishing pigs eating out of a feeder
weaned pigs
Mark White, president of the Pig Veterinary Society
Veterinarian working with pigs
finisher pigs around a green feeder
early finisher hogs