Update On U.S. Pork Exports

POLITICO reports: The African swine fever outbreak that has decimated China's pig herds and boosted the country's demand for imported protein would normally be a...

Overheated pigs may get the cooldown they need with Purdue technology

Modern sows are having more piglets than ever, and feeding those larger litters results in higher body temperatures. Air conditioning farrowing houses isn’t feasible,...

Genetic Parameters and Their Use in Swine Breeding

Originally published as a National Swine Improvement Federation Factsheet.   Introduction The importance of decreasing costs of production increases as the swine industry becomes more competitive. Costs...

The New York Times: All the News That’s Fit to Print…and Left on the...

On Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, New York Times readers were treated to a wildly inaccurate and one-sided news story, commonly called a hit piece,...

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q3 2019: Disease and Trade Issues Are Jointly Changing the Global...

Rising disease pressures are challenging the global market. Specifically, African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the global pork market, not only by causing...

China June pork imports surge 62.8% from a year earlier

China’s pork imports in June surged from the previous year, customs data showed on Tuesday, as the world’s top consumer of the meat stocked...

Hogs deserve watching til break-out is clear

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

Elanco Announces R&D Collaboration with AgBiome for Swine Nutritional Health Innovation

Collaboration furthers Elanco’s commitment to antibiotic stewardship and offering alternatives to pork producers’ most difficult challenges Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN), announced today a...

African Swine Fever Discovered In Laos, China Bans Imports

Reuters reports: BEIJING - China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due...

NPPC Supports Executive Order to Keep America First in Agriculture

U.S. Pork Producers Call for USDA Oversight of Gene Edited Livestock on America's Farms Based on recommendations by the administration's Rural Development Taskforce, President Trump...
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