Meet a Pig Farmer- Lauren Schwab

The #RealPigFarming unites pig farmers, academics, youth, veterinarians and allied industry members to talk about pig farming. There are many different ways to raise pigs and #RealPigFarming celebrates all farmers and how they choose to raise their pigs. The most [...] Read more

From Waste To Treasure

Scott Phillips is a pig farmer who, like all farmers, use pig waste for good.

Like other pig farmers in Missouri, Scott Phillips agrees that one of the most positive changes in the industry was when pigs were moved out of [...] Read more

To Protect and Preserve

Keith enjoys canoeing in the river that is kept clean through environmental practices with his pig barns.


When you think of an environmentalist, what do you picture?

Does he look anything like me?

While I may not fit the picture in your head, [...] Read more

Reducing Our Environmental Impact

Derrick Sleezer is a pig farmer who also raises row crops and always focuses on caring for the environment.

At our house and farm, reducing our environmental impact is an integral part of our entire farm.

Like many of my fellow real [...] Read more

Are Pig Farmers Environmental Stewards?

Environmental stewardship is probably not the word that comes to mind when you think about pig manure. I mean, let’s face it, poop has the ultimate “yuck” factor. Can pig farmers turn “yuck” into something good for the environment? I [...] Read more