Barn Media 3-5-12: McDonald’s Announcement Discussed at Pork Forum
At National Pork Forum in Denver last week, pork producers discussed several issues of importance to the pork industry. One was the recent announcement by McDonald’s that it wants to transition its pork supply away from farmers who use conventional sow gestation stalls. National Pork Board CEO Chris Novak says that, in discussing that decision with McDonald’s, they emphasized that pork producers are committed to providing the best care to each and every individual animal…
Brian Allmer has been in agriculture broadcasting since 2005, and has lived in Northeastern Colorado his entire life. Allmer is dedicated to covering the agriculture issues that those involved in agriculture face today in the United States and in Colorado.
“The BARN’s mission is to provide accurate and factual information pertaining to any ag issue facing producers and agriculture entrepreneurs and then let the listener or webpage visitor make up their own minds based on the facts on the discussions presented to them.”
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Allmer currently lives on a working family farm and ranch in Northeastern Colorado, with his two children, Samantha and TJ and his lovely wife, Connie. Allmer’s lifelong goal is to promote agriculture in a positive way and to shine the light along that journey on the hard-working young women and men involved in the FFA and in 4-H.
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