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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

IPIC Sets Next PQA Plus 4.0 Advisor Certification Session for January 24

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 4.0 advisor certification opportunities,...

Division of Agriculture researchers publish article on swine gut microbiome

Abstract Background Despite recent advances in the understanding of the swine gut microbiome at different growth stages, a comprehensive longitudinal study of the lifetime (birth to...

‘Pathway Of Promise’: Smithfield Foods Passes Nationwide Milestone

Source: RealpigFarming.com Company distributes pork to food pantries in all 50 states through their Helping Hungry Homes program. For over a decade, the Helping Hungry Homes®...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Atypical Porcine Pestivirus (APPV): Quantifying The Severity!

For the longest time we did not know that most of the cases of Congenital Tremor or “Shaky  Pig”  were  caused  by  Atypical Porcine...

China Fuels October Pork Exports;

Strong demand from China bolstered U.S. pork exports in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Export Federation (USMEF),...

SHIC Calls for Stakeholder Input on 2020 Work Plan

Farmscape for December 9, 2019 Full Interview 6:21 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is calling for input from the pork sector as it formulates...

Scientists Claim They Found a Treatment for the Virus Decimating the World’s Pork Supply

Source: One Zero A new study suggests a 100% immunization rate Last month, a river in South Korea turned red with the blood of 47,000 pigs....

Disciplined Approach to Forward Pricing Recommended

Farmscape for December 6, 2019 In light of sharp drops in the futures, the Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services recommends a disciplined...

Pest Control

With the fall and winter season coming to fruition, an increase of rodents and pests make their way into livestock facilities. Learn how to...

Piglet livability By: Mohsen Pourabedin, Ph.D. Cargill Animal Nutrition-Canada

Piglet livability is described as the percentage of potential viable piglets a sow can raise. It is calculated by adding the number of stillborn...

New Pilot Scale Vaccine Manufacturing Facility Expected to Speed up Vaccine Development

Farmscape for December 5, 2019 Full Interview 15:10 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac is confident the construction of a pilot scale vaccine manufacturing...

Influence of pig gut microbiota on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility

In this open-access article from the MycoLab, Dr. Maria Pieters’ team explores the influence of pigs’ gut microbiome in modulating their susceptibility to Mycoplasma...

A Foundation for Success

Source: Pipestone News A passion for supporting small- to medium-sized independent livestock producers and providing a path for future generations interested a group of northwest...

Niman Ranch Honored with 2019 Good Food Farmer and Purveyor of the Year Award...

Niman Ranch has been awarded the 2019 Good Food 100 Good Food Farmer and Purveyor of the Year award recognizing its commitment to sustainability,...
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