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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market Rockets Higher, March 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. hog futures jumped almost 10₵ lb. A phenomenal increase triggered by the realization that we...

PQA Plus Training Session Set in Washington County Iowa

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who...

Committing time, attention to pig’s first 24 hours key to health, uniformity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The farrowing room is a demanding place — one that needs to accommodate the divergent needs of a 500+-pound...

WPA to Host Producer Outreach Meetings

The Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) is reaching out to all pork producers to get their feedback on industry issues and programs. Pork producers may...

Worried About Pig Stress? Research Offers Reassurance By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

If you think rush hour is stressful, you’ve never seen a pig pen at feeding time. In fact, pigs face a range of stressors...

Pork Producers Advised to be Mindful of Disease Risk Posed by Feral Wild Pigs

Farmscape for March 18, 2019 Full Interview 19:40 Listen A Professor with the University of Saskatchewan is advising pork producers to be mindful of...

New technologies may yield new insights on antibiotic use, resistance

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The pork industry has a reputation for using antibiotics responsibly, but when veterinarians and producers look at antimicrobial...

Dr. Kevin Vilaca from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Stopping Tail Docking: Still Not A...

European Union Council Directive 2008/120/EC of December 18 2008 set out the minimum standards for tail docking . Despite legislation on the books in...

Part 3 of Mycotoxins in Swine Feed: Alleviation Tactics of Mycotoxins

What you don’t want in your pig feed. This series talks about 2 of the major mycotoxins affecting the northern United States and a...

Elanco Animal Health Completes Its Separation From Lilly

Source: Elanco news release Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced that it is now a fully independent company. The completion of Eli Lilly...

Government Of Canada Responding To The Threat Of African Swine Fever

Canadian Food Inspection Agency news release Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced new funding of up to $31 million...

1 Million Pounds Of Smuggled Chinese Pork Seized, May Have AFS

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has intercepted a massive amount of Chinese pork that smugglers were attempting to sneak into the U.S. through...

Smithfield Foods Receives Two Leadership Awards From Nat’l Assn Of Manufacturers

Source: Smithfield Foods news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that the National Association of Manufacturers has recognized the company with two 2019...

China makes major U.S. pork purchase despite steep import tariffs, as hog virus takes...

China made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in nearly two years last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday, as Chinese...

Cleanup of Alberta PED Infected Sites Underway

Farmscape for March 14, 2019 Dr. Keith Lehman 13:55 Listen Alberta's Chief Provincial Veterinarian reports the cleanup of three PED infected farms in Alberta...