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USDA: Hog Inventory Up 4%

As of March 1, there were 77.6 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 4 percent from March 2019, but down 1 percent...

EveryPig Helps Swine Vets and Pork Producers Collaborate Remotely Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Revolutionary pig health management and telehealth company EveryPig is urging swine veterinarians and pork producers to take advantage of telemedicine to reduce health risks...

Simple ventilation tips as warm weather approaches

Ventilation is key to running a successful swine operation. These tips and tricks can help you make the transition between seasons. As winter starts to...

New torula yeast product as digestible as fish meal in weanling pig diets

Starting weanling pigs off with the right diet can make all the difference for the health and productivity of the animal. A new University...

U.S. Pork Sector Plans Project to Identify Gaps in Foreign Animal Disease Prevention

Farmscape for March 2, 2020 Full Interview 8:14 Listen The U.S. pork sector is planning a project aimed at identifying and closing potential gaps in...

From Gate to Plate: Tyson Fresh Meats Goes Behind the Scenes of Pork Production

Even though agriculture and related businesses provide millions of American jobs, the majority of society has never been farther from its food supply. Little...

Genesus Global Market Report USA, February 2020

Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics abentley@genesus.com “Capitalize on confusion” The pork show season is almost over and we get to visit with a lot of people in...

Cowser Family Named IPPA Family of the Year 2020

Each year, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) honors a pork producing family who has contributed to the long-term success of the industry through...

Philippines confirms more ASF cases; 200,000 pigs culled

The Philippines has reported more African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks, with culled pigs nearing 200,000. In a follow-up report to the World Organization for Animal...

USDA Begins Building FMD Vaccine Bank To Protect Nation’s 172 Million Cattle, Hogs

USDA officials have started to construct a comprehensive Food and Mouth Vaccine Bank this year with new funding from the 2018 Farm Bill. Dr. Sarah...
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