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
What is Brenneman Pork Inc.’s key to sustainability? Constantly improving our farming practices every single day.
Many nine-year-olds choose pigs as a first 4-H project. Not many turn that project into a business that employs most of the family. But [...] 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
Brad and Peggy Greenway, third generation farmers from South Dakota, explains how they use the manure that their pigs produce to grow the crops on their fields that in turn end up feeding their pigs. [...] Read more
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
According to the Meriam-Webster Dictionary, the word sustainable is defined as “able to last or continue for a long time”. Pig farmers have been incorporating sustainable practices for decades. Why? To leave the land, resources, and family practice in a [...] Read more