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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...

Oppose Brat-Blumenauer Farm Bill Rider

The National Pork Producers Council is urging House lawmakers to oppose an amendment to the 2018 Farm Bill that would gut the federally authorized...

Raised Without Antibiotics Market at Risk of Over Saturation

Full Interview 7:35 Listen Farmscape for January 17, 2018 A Veterinarian with Carthage Veterinary Services warns there is a risk of the market for...

Quarantine window for feed ingredients may reduce hog disease risk

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Foreign animal diseases (FAD) are top of mind as the ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in...

NPPC Calls for Action to Avoid Expected Losses of Market Share in Asia

Farmscape for March 18, 2018 Full Interview 7:42 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is calling for action that will reduce the expected loss...

High-risk viruses survive in feed, threaten US pork

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download An investigation initiated by the Pipestone System and Scott Dee, DVM,...

OpEd: Family farmers need the Trans-Pacific Partnership

  Jim Reed, an Illinois corn and soybean producer from DeLand and past president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association wrote the following editorial for the...

The 30th Annual World Pork Expo Is Just Around the Corner

Why This Is the One You Don’t Want to Miss The home of all things pork and everything pig is back, and to celebrate its...

Coleman Family Builds Pig Barn to Bring Livestock Back to the Farm

Charlie Coleman, and family, recently built a new 2,480 head pig barn outside of Donnellson. Friends, family and the local community were invited to...

Seaboard Foods Names President and CEO

Seaboard Corporation (NYSE American: SEB) announced today that Darwin "Duke" Sand has been named the next President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaboard Foods...