Published on 27 May, 2015 at 17:24 in Swine News
Advanced Technology Provides Fail-Safe Management of Swine Production Operations AP (Automated Production Systems), a division of GSI, will launch its new EDGE control system and platform for handling all of the operational functions in a swine production environment at the 2015 World Pork Expo June 3-5 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Published on 27 May, 2015 at 16:07 in Swine News
EU and Spanish Pork Markets Mercedes Vega General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal email@example.com The hog market scenario in Europe continues to be difficult and complex. On one hand Europe is improving and getting better performances; as a result there are more pigs produced and therefore more meat. Grain prices are not too bad,
Published on 27 May, 2015 at 11:26 in Swine Genetics
The Crider Family (left-to-right) – Lawson, Sonya, Dallas, and Kevin Source: Topigs Norsvin Newsletter Crider Farms (Mayfield, KY) is the newest addition to the Topigs Norsvin family of multipliers in the USA. In July 2014, Kevin and Sonya Crider began the conversion of the 12,000 head finishing operation in to a 3,200 sow breed-to-wean multiplier.
Published on 27 May, 2015 at 11:04 in Featured Nebraska Swine News
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Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, & Poultry Outlook for May 2015 analyzes economic impacts of events and outlook based on projections from USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy production and trade.
Hormel Foods Corp. HRL, -0.54% said it has agreed to buy privately-held Applegate Farms LLC for $775 million. Hormel said it expects the deal to be neutral to its 2015 per-share earnings, but to add 7 cents to 8 cents a share to its 2016 earnings. Bridgewater, NJ.-based Applegate is a leading brand in the
Published on 27 May, 2015 at 10:53 in Featured Canada West Swine News
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Farmscape for May 27, 2015 Full Interview 8:28 Listen Research conducted on behalf of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative has identified a host of challenges that would face anyone interested in building a pipeline to move swine manure. As part of its ongoing effort to identify feasible methods for moving swine manure from areas
Author(s): Western Hog Journal Publication Date: July 12, 2011 Reference: Spring 2008 Summary: Drinker design affects water intake and wastage in the nursery During the first few days after weaning, pigs often experience body weight loss as they adapt to eating solid food. During this time period, they are also observed to drink excessively
Published on 27 May, 2015 at 10:44 in Commentaries
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The announcement this past week of a new joint-venture slaughter plant to be built in Sioux City, Iowa is great news for producers in the western corn belt. Producers in this region of the US have continued to add production facilities at a rate that is equal to and possibly faster than anywhere else in
Published on 26 May, 2015 at 15:10 in Commentaries
April LC Marketing Figure Smallest on Record Both Beef and Pork Cutout Suffered Losses on Friday MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday May 26, 2015 LEAN HOGS Look for a lower tone in the cash hog market today. Cutout values dropped hard on Friday, quoted
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We arrived in Russia at the end of last week. We are visiting and touring swine companies. Our observations to date: Current Russian market hog price is 115 rubles per kilo or about $1.05 USD liveweight per pound. Good producers are making $120 USD per market hog. It’s
Published on 26 May, 2015 at 11:03 in Ohio Swine News
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Farmscape for May 26, 2015 Full Interview 5:36 Listen The director of risk management with h@ms Marketing Services credits strong demand leading up to barbecue season combined with solid export demand for improved live hog prices. Over the past month, North American live hog prices have shown marked improvement. Tyler Fulton, the director of risk
Published on 26 May, 2015 at 11:01 in Minnesota Swine News
The Minnesota Farm Bureau is pleased to recognize 21 recipients of the Sesquicentennial Farm award for 2015. A commemorative certificate signed by Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson and Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap will be awarded to qualifying families, along with an outdoor sign signifying Sesquicentennial Farm recognition.