We never worry about whether we can get rid of everything we produce, it will all move if it gets cheap enough. Demand is the item that is more difficult to measure and we only know its impact by looking in the rear view mirror.
Ron Prestage updates National Hog Farmer on the construction of the Eagle Grove, Iowa, processing plant.
The proposed New Swine Slaughter Inspection System has been used as a pilot project in five pork plants for 15 years, and it has proven to be a strong inspection model.
Historical relative weakness in cash hog prices as measured by the “gross” packer margin has been a troublesome issue for producers — particularly those with packer contracts not based on cutout prices.
The really interesting question to ponder is what happens to the value of the hog carcass this fall when record amounts of pork are processed?
Smithfield Foods Inc. is pleased to announce its President and CEO Kenneth M. Sullivan has been honored with CR Magazine's Responsible CEO of the Year Award — presented to a chief executive who demonstrates diligence in the areas of employee...
Plant expansion to allow for robotic palletization technology to increase the speed of outbound shipping and reduce manual handling of finished products.
Deal with city allows for $3 million for three key improvements to plant that employs 1,500.
Recent evidence appears to confirm that demand for pork will continue to surge.