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Infrastructure plan would have far-reaching impacts on rural industries The U.S. economy continues to outperform expectations as stimulus funds are fueling robust consumer spending. Consensus forecasts point to 7% GDP growth for 2021, the fastest rate of expansion since 1984. Inflation is inevitable, however, as the 2020 price declines will widen year-over-year inflation over the […] The post CoBank Quarterly: U.S. Economy Gathers Momentum, Policy Decisions Will Reshape the Future appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
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Jim Pillen, a member of the Nebraska Board of Regents, announced he’s running for governor with a conservative platform. Pillen lives in Columbus and owns Pillen Family Farms, raising hogs across the state. In a statement on Facebook, Pillen says Nebraska is the “best of America and this is where we make our stand.” Pillen […] The post Nebraksa, pork producer Pillen announces run for governor appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
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Written collaboratively by Bindu Paudel and Deepthi Kolady. Reviewed by Heather Gessner. The United States is the second-largest consumer of antibiotics in animal agriculture. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) restricted the use of all medically important antibiotics for growth promotion in food-producing animals in the United States. Concerns about antibiotic resistance development and its impact […] The post Can Pork Producers Rely on Antibiotic-Use-Based Product Differentiation To Be Competitive? By Heather Gessner South Dakota State appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
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Source: Capital Press Next week the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a case to overturn California Proposition 12, an animal welfare measure approved by voters in 2018. Officially the Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, Prop 12 bans the sale of eggs and pork and veal products in California unless production facilities meet animal-confinement […] The post Prop 12 is bad law that should be struck down appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
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