PRAIRIE FARE Do You Like to “Ham Up” Your Menus?
Ive long been a fan of ham, and pork in general. Whenever I was able to influence the holiday menu at home or at a relatives home, I requested ham or pork roast. Sometimes I got my wish.
So, several ... Posted on 3/27/15 at 8:27 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Recipe: Save Money Pork Stew
Theoretically, stew is supposed to be a cheap meal, because it's a conglomeration of inexpensive ingredients -- namely vegetables -- with a little bit of meat. The idea is to stretch out that little... Posted on 3/18/14 at 1:29 PM
EVERYDAY GOURMET Cherry Mustard Pork Chops
Still planning what to serve for the holiday? How about a meal that can be ready in 30 minutes or less and is sure to impress your guests? My Cherry Mustard Pork Chop is a crowd-pleaser because its a ... Posted on 12/23/13 at 3:38 PM
For decades, Chuck Souder relied on corn and soybeans to keep his 400-acre Iowa farm running, but with corn selling for half its price two years ago and soybeans slumping, Souder has shifted to what he hopes will be a more profitable crop: Pigs.
Tyson Foods Inc., the nation’s second-largest pork producer, says it will require more humane animal treatment farmers that raise its pigs and keep a closer eye on all of its hog suppliers in North America.
Minnesota pork production will take center stage on Thursday, June 7, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Alexandria Rotary Club.
Pam Gierke of Gierke Farms will address the group at noon in the Broadway Ballroom of the Garden Center Bowling Lane at 115 30th Ave. E. in Alexandria.
Randy Spronk likes to say that “hog production is in my genes.” Spronk, whose ancestors raised hogs in the Netherlands and who today is a pork producer in Edgerton, Minn., has been elected president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council. He becomes the organization’s president next spring.
Pork exports were phenomenal last year, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has forecast the same for this year. However, the bears are not so easily convinced. They were watching pork prices fall in China (our largest export market).
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