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Longtime Livestock Farming Family, Diekempers, Join The Pork Industry

The Diekemper family cuts a ribbon to signify the opening of their new 2,480 head wean-to-finish pig barn outside of Carlyle, IL. Pictured from...

Hog trend is downward, sell a bounce

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

Hog futures rise as U.S. reports larger pork shipments to China

U.S. hog futures strengthened on Thursday as the Agriculture Department reported that shipments of American pork to China last week reached their highest in...

Scientists Claim They Found a Treatment for the Virus Decimating the World’s Pork Supply

Source: One Zero A new study suggests a 100% immunization rate Last month, a river in South Korea turned red with the blood of 47,000 pigs....

Protein quality evaluation in processed human foods by the digestible indispensable amino acid score

    Skip to main content Hans H. Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory Main menu Hannah Bailey, a Ph. D. student in...

Collaboration the Key to New Pork Pact

A desire to build coalitions was the impetus for a recent agreement between Hendrix Genetics (Hypor) and German-based BHZP. Thursday, 21st November 2019, a...

Pork 2040: The Producer Perspective

A new report from the Pork Checkoff evaluates the short-and-long-term protein needs facing China and how U.S. pork can position itself to meet that...

Siblings Partner to Open a Finishing Pig Barn in Clark County Illinois

Jacob Miller and sister Drucilla (Miller) Shotts stand in front of their new 3,800 head wean-to-finish pig barn outside of Marshall, IL. Multiple groups in...

ASF Focus of Concern and Discussion at USAHA Annual Meeting

From the keynote speaker’s presentation to discussion at many committee meetings, African swine fever (ASF) was a significant focus at the US Animal Health...

Study Reports Risk Of African Swine Fever Entering U.S. Has Doubled

New research concludes the risk of African swine fever entering the U.S. hog herd has nearly doubled in the last year. Dr. Andres Perez with...
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