The FDA has released its latest report on antimicrobial use in food-producing animals. Dr David Pyburn, vice president of science and technology, and Dr. Heather Fowler, director of producer and public health with the National Pork Board, are featured in this edition of Pork Pod. This report provides information on antibiotic usage and the Pork Checkoff is also investing more money into on-farm metrics.
Joe Schuele, vice president of communications for the U.S. Meat Export Federation, reviews the latest pork export statistics. It has been an excellent year for sales to Mexico. Schuele discusses that strength and more in this edition of Pork Pod.
Retail meat demand is growing. Pork is leading the way for all proteins.
Steve Meyer, vice president with EMI Analytics, offers his perspective on fourth quarter hog markets. Large numbers are moving through the system, but packers continue to compete for that supply.
Trade is critically important for the U.S. pork industry
The National Pork Board is launching a new communications-promotion plan
Representatives of the swine, cattle and sheep industries work together on a cross-species FMD team
Optimism Seen in Hog Markets
Manure Pit Safety