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News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Welcome Join us in welcoming Laura Greiner as the newest swine faculty member at Iowa State University. She said she’s ready to...

SHIC establishes diagnostic strategies to get ahead of disease

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ If knowledge is power, being prepared is security. Both are drivers behind the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC)...

Hogs in a sideways consolidation, wait for break-out

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

Preventing ASF Depends on All

Farmscape for December 10, 2018 Dr. Christa Arsenault 5:48 Listen The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs says all pork producers have...

University of Illinois Team Converts Wet Biological Waster – Like Hog Manure – To...

Source; Univ of Illinois news release In a step toward producing renewable engine fuels that are compatible with existing diesel fuel infrastructure, researchers report...

Building Foundation for Future Generations

Source: Pipstone System Newsletter Staying focused on their strengths, but being willing to change has been the foundation of the growth and evolution of the...

Greg Wideman from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Revisiting The Role Of Sow Anemia In...

Stillborn  piglets  continue  to  comprise  a significant   biological   loss   in   pig production.  There  are  many  important viral,  bacterial  and  toxicological  diseases  that  can  increase ...

Update From NPB President Steve Rommereim

National Pork Board President Steve Rommereim of Alcester, South Dakota highlights the work being done by the Pork Checkoff. From advancements in digital marketing...

Effects of dietary leucine concentration on branched-chain amino acid metabolism in growing pigs

Leucine, Val, and Ile are categorized as the branched-chain AA (BCAA) because of the structural similarity of their side chains. All 3 BCAA share...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, December 10th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - Through midday on Friday live cattle are up...

National Pork Industry Foundation to Award $2,500 Scholarships Application Deadline January 4, 2019

  The National Pork Producers Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship, which is sponsored by CME Group and...

Costco Commits to Restricting Use of Medically Important Antibiotics

Following engagement with As You Sow, Costco Wholesale updated today their animal welfare standards to include a policy on the responsible use of antibiotics,...

Smithfield Foods to Invest $45 Million Investment in Sioux Falls Operations, will add 70...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is investing nearly $45 million and adding 70 new jobs to its Sioux Falls, South Dakota, operations. The investment includes renovating...

#HamsAcrossAmerica 2018 Campaign Underway

U.S. pig farmers, the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council and state pork associations kicked off the third annual Hams Across America...

Farm and Food Care Champion Award Recipient Named

Farmscape for December 7, 2018 Full Interview 4:57 Listen Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan has named the 2018 recipient of its annual Farm and...