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Harter Family Builds New Pig Barn for Next Generation

The Harter Family recently built a new 2,480 head pig barn outside of Barry. Friends, family, and the local community were invited to the...

JBS’ Seara enters pork partnership with China’s JD.com

BS’ Brazilian unit Seara has agreed an exclusive partnership with Chinese e-commerce business JD.com to market its pork.   Formerly known as 360buy, JD.com, one of...

USDA: Nation’s Hog Inventory Up 3%

As of June 1, there were 73.5 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from June 2017, and up 1 percent...

Animal Health Unaffected by U.S. Antibiotic Use Regulation Changes

Farmscape for June 29, 2018 Full Interview 6:40 Listen The Chief Veterinarian with the National Pork Producer's Council says fears over the potential negative...

New Hypor Hire in the USA Brings Wealth of Experience

As a company renowned for its experience and expertise, Hypor is adding a pork industry veteran to its sales force. “We’re excited by what Charlie...

USDA: Livestock And Poultry Weights Per Animal Are Increasing Steadily

Source: USDA news release Regardless of species, livestock and poultry animals are being slaughtered at heavier weights than in the past. Aside from the availability of...

New ADM Animal Nutrition™ Facility Uses Industry-Leading Technology to Meet Customer Needs for Livestock...

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today celebrated the opening of its new, high-tech feed facility in Columbus, Nebraska. “Earlier this spring, we opened our...

Audio Special World Pork Expo 2018

2018 World Pork Expo Audio Special for June 9, 2018 -Leon Sheets, America's Pig Farmer of the Year, discusses his role as a representative of...

Sow Barn Renovation Costs Lower than Projected

Farmscape for June 4, 2018 Full Interview 12:45 Listen Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc has found the cost of converting barns...

Canarm AgSystems Introduces the Farrow Flex

Introducing the Farrow Flex Our farrowing crate options combine maximum versatility for the producer with increased comfort and productivity. Standards are changing rapidly and we...