Harvest Near Completion

Northwest, Iowa — The end of the 2020 harvest season draws closer as the days go by, and residents are probably wondering about just how close it is. Read more

NPB launches new tool for protection against foreign animal disease fallout

IARN — The National Pork Board launched a new tool called AgView. It is a brand-new technology solution to help the U.S. pork industry respond faster than ever before possible in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak. The web-based tool will help producers easily share their farm’s Foreign Animal Disease status updates and pig movement data with state animal health officials. Read more

U.S. soy sales to China slowing down

IARN — Sales of U.S. soy to China have slowed down from a previously rapid pace. The slowdown is raising questions of whether China is just pausing its purchases, or if most of the intended volume has been purchased and Chinese buyers are waiting for Brazil’s new supply to become available. Read more