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Smithfield Foods Engages Grain Farmers In Reduced Fertilizer Loss, Improved Soil Practices

Source: Smithfield Foods news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has successfully engaged 80 percent of its grain supply chain, which...

USDA Issues “Feed Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. On January 19, 2018, the Feed Outlook report was reposted to correct the quarterly data...

Hogs reversed to upside, more bounce likely

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

USDA gives Zoetis the opportunity to seek licensure for African Swine Fever Virus

Zoetis has applied to license a vaccine candidate, and USDA has given Zoetis the opportunity to develop an ASF vaccine and seek licensure for...

Resetting the Sow Productivity Target

Sow Lifetime Productivity (SLP) is the number of high-quality pigs that a sow weans from the time she becomes breeding eligible until the sow...

Brent Green joins Choice Genetics USA

Choice Genetics USA is excited to announce that Brent Green will join the Choice Genetics team on May 21, 2018 as VP of Operations. Brent...

TN70 in Mexico – 5% fewer sows deliver 12% more pigs

The TN70 sow is performing at a high level in Mexico. In the Sonoran Desert, La Choya farm is giving farm efficiency a boost...

China’s top ‘butcher’ WH Group posts worse-than-expected profit as trade war hurts US business

The company says its US unit will increase exports to countries like Japan and South Korea as the trade war continues he company reported a...

Yeske: Multiple factors contributing to rising sow-mortality rates

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The spike in sow-mortality rates in recent years has everyone in the US pork industry searching for answers....

Ohio Farmers testify in support of agritourism bill

Three Ohio farmers took time out of their busy schedules recently to testify about an agritourism bill that is based on model legislation developed...