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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Expo Draws Producers with a Business Focus
IOWA, US - Business was brisk throughout the three-day 2011 World Pork Expo as nearly 20,000 people participated in the world’s largest pork-specific trade show 8-10 June in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
IASA Wins 2011 National Export Award
MEXICO - Investigacion Aplicada SA (IASA) received the 2011 National Export Award from the President of Mexico, in a ceremony which took place in early June. ...
Monday, June 13, 2011
Canada-US Pork Industry Challenges Similar
CANADA & US - According to Bruce Cochrane, the chair of Manitoba Pork Council says there's a growing realization that the challenges faced by pork producers on both sides of the Canada US border are the same....
Friday, June 10, 2011
WPX 2011: Renewed Call for Rethink on GIPSA Rule
US - If the new Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) rules in the US farm bill come into force, they could see the pig industry shrink by two per cent. ...
Friday, June 10, 2011
WPX 2011: Tough Times Ahead on Pig Markets
US - The US pig industry is witnessing a period where buying grain and selling hogs on the cash markets are seeing producers lose money. ...
Friday, June 10, 2011
WPX 2011: Producers Can Track Carbon Footprint
US - US Pork producers in the US can now calculate their carbon footprint, thanks to a new computer programme launched by the National Pork Products Council at World Pork Expo, writes Carla Wright for ThePigSite. ...
Friday, June 10, 2011
WPX 2011: Concerns Rising for Feed Shortages
US - Concerns are rising that the US could suffer a shortage of corn for feed this year as the growing areas have been hit by both drought and floods, writes ThePigSite editor in chief Chris Harris. ...
Thursday, June 09, 2011
WPX 2011: US Urged to Accept WTO COOL Decision
US - The US government should accept rulings within the World Trade organisation to prevent potential damage to the US pig meat trade. ...
Thursday, June 09, 2011
WPX 2011: Asia Offers Opportunities for US Pork
US - Viet Nam is potentially a highly lucrative opportunity for US pork exports, the National Pork Producers Council said during the World Pork Expo. ...
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
NPPC Declines Further Involvement in M-COOL Debate
US - The US-based National Pork Producers Council says it plans to stay out of the debate over Mandatory US Country of Origin Labelling as the issue moves through the World Trade Organization dispute settlement process, Bruce Cochrane writes....

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