Past IPPA president appointed to Pork Board
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of Bill Tentinger yesterday.
March pork exports show positive momentum
Export volume hit an eleven-month high in March.
NARMS reports show decrease in resistant bacteria on meat
The reports focus on foodborne pathogens that display resistance to antibiotics.
February pork exports show improvement
Despite continued West Coast port problems, pork exports climbed 8 percent over January.
Iowa pig crop grows 3 percent during first quarter
Iowa's swine inventory stood at 20.4 million head on March 1.
Family farms are focus of new agriculture census data
USDA says 97 percent of all Iowa and U.S. farms are family owned enterprises.
Silos & Smokestacks announces retirement of long-time president
Don Short will step down this summer after 14 years at the helm of Iowa's only national heritage area.
Collaboration is the path forward for water quality
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey urges cooperation in addressing water quality.
IPPA launches new pork exhibit in Des Moines
The project is intended to help educated consumers about modern hog farming and how pork is raised.
Northey receives national water quality award
The Iowa Secretary of Agriculture was honored for his work on the Iowa Water Quality Initiative.