COVID ‘HAS HAD A LASTING, DISRUPTIVE IMPACT ON OUR FARM’

TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PORK MONTH, HOTH IS TURNING OVER ITS AUTHORSHIP TO GUEST HOSTS TO OFFER UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCES IN OUR SECTOR. THIS FOURTH AND FINAL HOTH FOR THE MONTH IS PENNED BY NORTH CAROLINA PORK COUNCIL VICE PRESIDENT LORENDA OVERMAN.   Tell us about your hog farming operation My husband Harrell is a sixth-generation farmer, tracing his agricultural …

Congress Needs to Help Hog Farmers Still in Crisis

TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PORK MONTH, HOTH IS TURNING OVER ITS AUTHORSHIP TO GUEST HOSTS TO OFFER UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCES IN OUR SECTOR. THIS THIRD HOTH IS PENNED BY IOWA PORK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT-ELECT DENNIS LILJEDAHL.   Tell us about your hog farming operation. My father started our farming operation in 1957 by renting the farm that is currently our …

Facing COVID Challenges ‘In the Eye of the Storm’

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin patches and Halloween, but U.S. pork producers know it better as National Pork Month. To celebrate the month-long holiday, HOTH is turning over its authorship to guest hosts to offer unique perspectives and experiences in our sector. This second HOTH is penned by Minnesota Pork Producers Association President John Anderson.   Tell us about your …

Hog Farmers Persevering Through Challenging Times

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin patches and Halloween, but U.S. pork producers know it better as National Pork Month. To celebrate the month-long holiday, HOTH is turning over its authorship to guest hosts to offer unique perspectives and experiences in our sector. This inaugural HOTH is penned by Illinois Pork Producers Association Executive Director Jennifer Tirey. What do you love …