September 9, 2015
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If you are a pork producer, chances are you know a lot about efficiency and how to make good business decisions. But anymore, factors off the farm may have more to do with your profitability than the daily management decisions you make. That’s where the pork producer’s association fits in. MPPA represents all of the state’s pork producers collectively with one strong voice in Lansing and nationally through the National Pork Producers Council. By becoming a member of MPPA you are supporting activities that help protect your ability to raise hogs in Michigan.
The blurring of sweet-salty flavors seen at top restaurants is strangely intoxicating. Bananas and quail, parsnip cake, olive caramel…Here’s another kind of recipe entirely: a homey cookie that’s not at all avant-garde. Bacon stars with peanut butter in a smoky treat with the perfect balance of sugar and salt.
Recipe courtesy of Raina Bien on behalf of the National Pork Board
Tri-State Sow Housing Conference set for February 13th, 2018 The Tri-State Sow Housing Conference is slated to be held on February 13th in Columbus, Ohio. Sow housing is still a very hot topic in the swine industry given it is estimated that only 24% of the US sow herd has transitioned to open pen gestation. […]