USA HP Middle:

Featured Stories

Latest Content

Influenza Detected in Ohio Swine Herds

04/12/2019 The Ohio Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (OADDL) recently reported on routine isolation of H1N1, H3N2 and H1N2 serotypes of influenza virus from hogs.  In...

Warm Spring Helps Ward Off Flu

Farmscape for April 18, 2019 Full Interview 18:06 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says this year's warm spring...

Chinese Official Says Country’s Pork Prices May Jump 70%

Reuters reports: Chinese pork prices are set to jump 70 percent in the second half of the year, a senior official said on Wednesday, after...

Dealing With High Feed Costs

Mice, rats, feed spillage/spoilage, leaking feed delivery systems, cracked/broken hammer mill screens, broken feeders, humid smelly barn air, plugged feeders, manure pit solids under...

Meet A Young Pig FarmHer: Bridget Halat

Source: RealPigFarming Bridget Halat has almost aged-out of the National Junior Swine Association (NJSA) but this Genoa, Illinois native is still involved in pig farming....

NPPA Announces Participants in the 2019 Pork Leadership Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participants in the 2019 Pork Leadership Program. Participants in the 2019 Pork Leadership Program are: Aaron...

In Wake Of AFS, China May Lift Bans On U.S. Pork And Poultry

Reuters reports: China would likely lift a ban on U.S. poultry as part of a trade deal and may buy more pork to meet a...

Boehringer Ingelheim acquires stake in SoundTalks NV, begins pilot program

Boehringer Ingelheim has acquired a minority stake in SoundTalks NV, a Belgian company. SoundTalks NV has developed a digital monitoring tool that seeks to...

Effect of decreasing protein levels in diets fed to weanling pigs on growth performance,...

Diarrhea is one of the main problems for pigs during the post-weaning period. Traditionally, antibiotic growth promoters have been used to control post-weaning diarrhea,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. has Record Weekly Pork Export Sales to China, April...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week USDA reported net weekly pork export sales to China of 77,732 metric tonnes, by far a...

Piglet Nutrition Research Feeds Hunger for Knowledge By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

What do toddlers and pigs have in common? Apart from an appetite for destruction, they both depend on proper nutrition for a strong start...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 16 2019

Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday April 16, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash was mostly $1.00 higher yesterday and not steady to down $1.00 as billed on the...

SHIC Reports Decrease in PRRS, Increase in PED and Mycoplasma

Farmscape for April 16, 2019 Full Interview 10:08 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports, while the movement of PRRS has been relatively limited...

Smithfield Foods’ Sioux City and Denison, Iowa Facilities Participate In North America’s Largest Environmental...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce its Sioux City and Denison, Iowa facilities’ participation in the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon’s 2019 Iowa...

USDA Issues “Feed Outlook: April 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The April 2019 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2017/18 and projections for 2018/19 U.S....