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NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved.
Berg, a meat scientist and professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been studying the role beef plays in our di…continue reading on

SD Pork Congress scheduled

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — The South Dakota Pork Producers Council announces its 45th annual Pork Congress to be held at the Sioux Falls Ramkota Hotel and Exhibit Hall on Jan. 8 and 9.

The two-day trade show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan….continue reading on

Video captures alleged pig abuse

October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE, Minn. — The Pipestone System has fired an employee following the release of a hidden-camera video by the group Mercy For Animals.

The footage, shot at Pipestone System’s Rosewood Farms in Pipestone, Minn., is narrated by Emmy-winnin…continue reading on

Open house planned for area hog facility

April 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

An open house showcasing Jackrabbit Family Farm, a Pipestone System swine production unit, will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the facility at 3952 264th St., Mount Vernon.
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South Dakota hog inventory down 9 percent

March 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The number of hogs and pigs in South Dakota is down 9 percent from the same time last year.
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Pigs worth more than $38,000 stolen from NW Iowa farm

November 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SHELDON, Iowa (AP) Investigators are searching for several hundred pigs and hogs that were stolen from a northwest Iowa farm last weekend. Continue Reading

It’s no hog heaven here

November 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Raising pigs is no hog heaven in The Peace Garden State.
“It’s a pretty labor intensive industry raising pigs, between all of the daily chores, feeding, managing the barns and taking care of the breeding stocks that have to be done,” said Charlotte Meier, Regent.
Meier has served as state executive for the North Dakota Pork Council.
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MPCA Citizens Board will decide on need for hog feedlot study near Osakis

October 9, 2012 in The Osakis Review

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizens Board will decide on Tuesday, October 23 whether or not to order an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Gourley Brothers Hog Feedlot in Todd County. Continue Reading

SD Pork Producers to hold meetings in Mitchell and Watertown

July 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Group to educate on increasing feed costs.
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Chinese delegation visits Ethan farm

June 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ETHAN A Chinese delegation visited a rural Ethan farm Tuesday to see where some of the country’s soybean supply is produced.
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