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Supporting Normal with Effective Probiotics

Dr. Kim Morrill, Dr. Keith A. Bryan, David Ledgerwood, MS PAS, and Dr. Steve Lerner According to the American Institute of Stress, a popular definition...

New Swine Specialist Ready to Work with Iowa Producers

On Matt Romoser’s first day as southeast Iowa swine specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, he stayed home. Ordinarily, a new employee’s first...

The April May 2020 issue of Prairie Hog Country

The April May 2020 issue of Prairie Hog Country is printed and in the hands of Canada Post. The online version will be updated...

Beast Mode a Way of Life for Sow 114

“We work hard to protect our pigs from disease every single day,” said Lynda Garza, the farm’s manager. “But now everything that we do...

Minimizing the impact COVID-19 has on your pig farm – if you fail to...

Across all corners of the globe, people’s lives have been severely disrupted by the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. Here in Ireland we are into...

Dietary Fiber and Intestinal Health of Monogastric Animals

Abstract Animal performance, feed efficiency, and overall health are heavily dependent on gut health. Changes in animal production systems and feed regulations away from the...

Despite Global Challenges, U.S. Pork and Beef Exports on Record Pace through February

U.S. pork exports posted the third largest month on record in February while U.S. beef exports also recorded double-digit gains from a year ago,...

African Swine Fever Cases Resurface In China Amid COVID-19 Crisis

With the world still battling to contain the coronavirus spread, cases of African swine fever has been reported from Yunyang County of China's Chongqing province. According...

Tyson Foods suspends Iowa pork plant after virus outbreak

Tyson Foods said Monday that it has suspended operations at a major pork processing plant in southeastern Iowa where more than two dozen workers...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Freefall, April 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog futures continued to be the pox on our house, creating fear and financial calamity in the...

SwineTech, Inc. Secures $5 Million Series A1 Financing Round Led by Innova Memphis and...

Animal Health and Agtech company to aggressively accelerate sales, marketing and execution of product roadmap SwineTech, Inc., the animal health company that leverages voice recognition,...

Time to Prioritize Your People Assets

As pork production faces a long-term labor shortage, employee retention is critical. Every day on every hog farm, pigs are the priority. The objective is...

Chronic PED cases linger, setting the stage for elimination

The wild run of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) striking the pork industry in 2013 has slowed substantially. But chronic versions of PED continue to...

Heat stress in swine affects production

Quick facts Pork producers shouldn’t overlook the effects of heat stress. Heat stress causes Lower feed intake in grow-finish pigs during the summer. Harmful effects...

FCC Updates 2020 Red Meat Sector Outlook

Farmscape for April 6, 2020 Full Interview 11:49 Listen The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada encourages Canada's red meat producers to focus on...
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