Product line includes ham, fresh sausages, smoked sausages, jerked beef, fresh meat, pork cuts, bacon and salami.
Banks brings leadership experience and background in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology to company.
Research firm defines African swine fever as "single largest shakeout ever in the pork chain."
Prairie Swine Center releases annual report of research results from past year.
Innovative project requires significant interaction among engineers, social scientists and animal nutrition scientists.
Largest farm group concerned over adverse effect wage rate, visa caps, mandatory E-Verify and worker protections.
Acquisition expands presence in aquaculture and livestock nutrition sectors.