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Hogs climb through more resistance, buy hard breaks

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

IPIC and Secure Pork Supply Will Help Producers Be Prepared

Is your farm ready for a foreign animal disease? What can you do to prepare yourself and your farms? Planning ahead for an outbreak may...

Trade War Seen Costing U.S. Pork Producers $1 Billion

Source: Bloomberg U.S. pork producers are losing $1 billion annually because of the Trump administration’s trade war with China, said David Herring, an industry association...

Korean Buyers Receive Close Look at U.S. Processed Pork Industry

Demonstrating the quality, taste and safety of U.S. processed pork, USMEF led a team of Korean buyers on visits to packing plants and sausage...

Registration Now Open for the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 14–17

Dates: September 14-17, 2019 Registration: Open Now! Cost: $350 through August 14 | $490 starting August 15 Graduate Students: $190 through August 14 | $240 starting August...

Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the...

okPORK moves 2019 Pork Congress to August

Scheduled for Friday, August 2, the annual meeting of the pork minds will gather at the Embassy Suites Norman – Hotel and Conference Center...

MSD Animal Health Names 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient

Award winner to present at multiple meetings with industry experts  MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is proud...

New Sensors to Monitor Swine Welfare and Trailer Disinfection Expected by 2020

Farmscape for July 18, 2019 Full Interview 8:58 Listen A new sensor designed to track parameters related to animal welfare during swine transport and...

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

Smithfield Foods Supports Flood Recovery Efforts Following Hurricane Barry With 40,000-Pound Protein Donation to...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated 40,000 pounds of protein to the Second Harvest Food Bank Feeding South Louisiana in New Orleans to aid recovery...

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada July 2019

Bob Fraser – Sales & Service Ontario, Genesus Inc. bfraser@genesus.com  In my last commentary Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Feeds, Hog Economics Summary Sheet showed from the previous...

Comfrey Farm Ready to Disrupt the Pork Case with Succulent Flavor: All-Natural Certified DUROC®...

Comfrey Farm was founded to deliver the highest-quality, all-natural pork and, today, the company announces the nationwide launch of its two programs: Certified DUROC...

ASF found entering the UK

United Kingdom (UK) port authorities seized meat contaminated by African swine fever (ASF) in June. Belfast’s Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute confirmed that the meat contained...

U.S. ASF Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

Farmscape for July 17, 2019 Full Interview 9:45 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says since receiving notice that African...