Finding a processing plant to butcher a few pigs or steers can be a challenge in the best of times. When Covid-19 struck some large packing houses earlier in the year, the challenge increased.
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Innovation is the key driver of today’s ‘new look’ in agriculture and Tom Revier and his talented crew are leading the parade in the competitive and very demanding world of modern beef production.
Out of curiosity, I looked at The Iowa Homestead newspapers of one hundred years ago to see what farmwives were busy with. It seems like there was a quite a debate on the necessity of feeding the threshing crew when it was your time to have the threshers at your farm.
Meat industry titans know they have a terrible problem. Most are now spending mega-millions on worker facemasks and shields, workplace dividers, personal health monitoring, and other long-overdue measures to protect the health and safety of its shoulder-to-shoulder workforce.
While the number of different options for the grilling season are endless, so too are the reasons why we should be saving room on our plates for pork and pork products.
Watching a century-old tradition of faith in action is to witness a well-oiled machine with humans acting as the parts.
A mention of SPAM — the pinkish canned pork product produced by Hormel Foods — generally results in either a smile or grimace.
MANKATO — When Mohamed Ahmed first came to Mankato in 2001, he had no idea he would own the very store he first worked at as a teenager. It goes by many names and has changed hands four times, but Brothers Restaurant and Grocery has been a staple for the city’s growing Somali-American community and Minnesota State University’s international students.
University of Minnesota Extension will host a Goat Health Workshop for goat producers in southern Minnesota. The event will be held at 6 p.m.,…