Recent Stories by Jennifer Shike
Apr 24, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
USDA's APHIS is establishing a National Incident Coordination Center to provide direct support to producers whose animals cannot move to market as a result of processing plant closures due to COVID-19.
Apr 13, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
AgDay TV's Clinton Griffiths talks to NPPC and Drovers about how the recent closure of pork and beef processing plants in the U.S. are causing major disruption in the global protein market.
Apr 06, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
Tyson Foods’ pork processing plant in Columbus Junction, Iowa, has suspended operations for a week beginning Monday due to more than two dozen cases of COVID-19 confirmed at the facility.
A tremendous amount of pork volume and value are moving through the supply chain now. Well-functioning ports play a critical role, says Norman Bessac, National Pork Board vice president of international marketing.
Jim Morris understands setbacks and dashed dreams. Morris joined Chip Flory on AgriTalk to talk about his journey to the mound, but more importantly to share how his experiences can help America through a trying time.
Wellness doesn’t just happen. It’s a choice that requires prioritization and accountability. From how you spend your time to who you spend it with, it all requires a balance that’s often challenging to find.
Mar 27, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
We live in a mire of bacteria and viruses. Every day, we are exposed to pathogens and microbes that could make us sick. Fortunately, our immune systems can handle that, says Jim Lowe, DVM. What makes COVID-19 different?
Mar 26, 2020 by Jennifer Shike
Discover three ways 4-H and FFA members are responding to the needs of our country right now that might just inspire you to try it yourself.