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Hog Market Supported by Demand

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Hog markets were under considerable pressure in September and October, but there has been improvement in recent weeks. Steve Meyer, who is with EMI Analytics, offers his take on this market. Market Meyer says demand has held up during the fourth quarter. Demand Hog slaughter has been over 2.5 million head per week. Meyer will have more on that part …

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Pig Farmers Pay it Forward

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Throughout each year, pig farmers give back to their community. Pork Checkoff public relations manager Claire Masker says that is especially evident during this time of the year. Giving For the second straight year, the Pork Checkoff has organized the #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign. Campaign Earlier this week, the National Pork Board, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, Smithfield Foods and PrairieFresh Premium …

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Pork Checkoff Adjusts Digital Strategy

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Announces Partnership with Yummly With a focus on upgrading its digital footprint and connecting with consumers, the Pork Checkoff has launched a unique recipe partnership with the website and mobile app called Yummly. Yummly connects the right cook, with the right food and recipes, at the right time. Founded in 2010, today Yummly is a leading innovator in personalized recipes …

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World Pork Expo Underway in Des Moines, Iowa

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

The 2017 World Pork Expo is getting underway today (Wednesday) In Des Moines, Iowa. The annual event includes the Pork Checkoff and the National Pork Producers Council and features thousands of U.S. and global pork producers, industry professionals and industry experts at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The event offers learning sessions and seminars, a trade show, and a hospitality tent …