Low sow mortality: What’s the secret?

Training People Saves Lives This past March at AASV, Ron Ketchem from Swine Management Services (SMS) took his audience into a deep dive of his farm benchmarking database (900...

Understanding feed flow, biosecurity critical in ASF battle

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/   The US pork industry is nervous about African swine fever (ASF) and other foreign animal diseases entering the...

NPPC calls for swift US/Japan Trade Negotiation

The National Pork Producers Council welcomed reports that the United States and Japan will commence trade negotiations on April 15, 2019 and urged the...

Inflammation, stress put pressure on sow longevity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Sow longevity is no longer a given in US swine herds. In recent years, producers have focused on...

USDA Strengthens Partnerships and Protections to Keep African Swine Fever Out of the Country

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced additional steps to keep African swine fever (ASF) from entering the United States, even as...

Futures Markets Improve Despite Higher Hog Numbers

Farmscape for March 12, 2019 Full Interview 12:52 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says futures markets have shown improvement...

Country of origin bills having mixed success

Montana lawmakers voted last week to table one bill and advance another dealing with country of origin labeling for agricultural products. House Bill 594, which...

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...

Hogs falling apart, sell rallies

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

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...