Harter Family Builds New Pig Barn for Next Generation

The Harter Family recently built a new 2,480 head pig barn outside of Barry. Friends, family, and the local community were invited to the...

Be aware: Summer months can lead to heat stress

Heat stress in pigs can lead to production losses and even death, but can be managed through sound husbandry. David Thompson, Elizabeth Ferry Like all animals,...

Smithfield Foods Earns National Honors for Sustainability Achievements

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that ProFood World selected its Salt Lake City, Utah; Kinston, North Carolina; and Middlesboro, Kentucky, facilities as...

The big imposter: Senecavirus A prompts frequent false alarms at Minnesota pork plant

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Employees at the Hormel pork-processing plant in Austin, Minn., well understand the drill for a foreign animal...

Jury Award $25 Million To A Couple In Smithfield Foods’ Second No. Carolina Lawsuit

A second jury trial in North Carolina against Smithfield Foods ended last Friday, and the jurors' verdict was "guilty" once more in the nuisance...

USDA: Nation’s Hog Inventory Up 3%

As of June 1, there were 73.5 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from June 2017, and up 1 percent...

Premium Iowa Pork Plant could bring more than 300 jobs to Luverne

Source: DP Globe Just six months after Gold’n Plump Poultry closed its doors, Premium Iowa Pork (PIP) is planning to transform the unoccupied Luverne facility...

Zoetis Adds Monovalent Swine Vaccine with Two PCV2 Genotypes

Fostera® Gold PCV Provides Broadest Antigenic Coverage Against Evolving Virus Zoetis has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin marketing Fostera® Gold...

New hog nursery opens in South Dakota

Source: KCDI Radio Before welcoming their first shipment of pigs, Louie and Josh Johnson welcomed visitors to their new hog nursery. In the process, the rural...