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

Pork Quality: It’s Personal

Every day on the job, I’m thinking about the end product: The delicious pork that ends up on your tables and mine. There’s a lot that goes into it, but it’s more than worth it. After all, I’m not just [...] Read more

5 Ways Subway Got it Wrong

When Subway recently announced — that soon all meat served in its restaurants would be sourced from farms that use no antibiotics at any time — some folks cheered. But, the thing is, all meat sold in the U.S. is [...] Read more

Food Safety: Always on Our Minds

Chances are, unless you know one, you don’t spend much time thinking about pig farmers. But we think about you, the consumer, every day.

Just about every management practice, every decision, made on our [...] Read more

Promoting Pork through Volunteer Work

I don’t feel it is a coincidence that while growing up, I learned the value and dedication of volunteering through a youth agricultural program. The 4-H program has enriched my life in such unfathomable ways. 4-H built my character and [...] Read more

Meet a Pig Farmer – Brett Kaysen

#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 important [...] Read more

Good job training keeps people, pigs safe

We may only have six employees on our family’s pig farm, but we take worker safety very seriously. One injury is one too many, and we’ll do anything we can to prevent it.

Research tells us that most on-farm worker injuries [...] Read more