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
Seaboard Foods takes a different approach to charity than some. By thinking small, they give big.
David Eaheart, director of communications and marketing, knows that sometimes a few hundred dollars (or even a little free pork) can go just as far [...] Read more
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
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
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
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
#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
Schwab Family Farm began with a dream by my dad as a young boy. His dream, then and now, is to raise pigs off the land to feed and support generations to come. He began farming in the 1970’s by [...] Read more
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
Earlier this week, we heard from Dale Norton, president of the National Pork Board, who goes as far as employing a towel service to keep his pigs warm during the cold Michigan winters. But in case you think he’s the [...] Read more