How Plasma is Made

Learn About APC & Plasma Second in a Series ---------------------------------------------- How Plasma is Made Plasma is the clear liquid portion of blood that remains after red blood cells,...

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila

Source: Reuters Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country’s agriculture chief said on Monday,...

Canarm LTD. Announced Acquisition Of Faromor LTD.

Canarm Ltd. today acquired Faromor Ltd., a leading manufacturer of natural ventilation systems based in Shakespeare, Ontario. The two companies have shared a close...

Rising African Swine Fever Losses to Lift All Protein Boats

Production losses from African swine fever (ASF) have eclipsed initial estimates. The Chinese pork production shortfall, along with shortfalls in Southeast Asia, will create...

China pig farmer profits soar after disease wipes out third of herd, boosts prices

Source: Reuters Pig breeders in China who have managed to keep fatal African swine fever off their farms since outbreaks began a year ago are...

America’s Pig Farmer of the Year Final Four Announced

The National Pork Board recently announced the four finalists vying to be named America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM. The program honors a U.S....

Overheated pigs may get the cooldown they need with Purdue technology

Modern sows are having more piglets than ever, and feeding those larger litters results in higher body temperatures. Air conditioning farrowing houses isn’t feasible,...

Adjuvants: The Biggest Variable in a Vaccine

There are two basic ingredients in killed vaccines: antigens and adjuvants. While antigens are well understood, there’s far less understanding of the critical role...

Meet a Real Pig Farmer: David Newman

David Newman, a pork producer from south central Missouri, was recently elected as president of the National Pork Board. He sat down with the...

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q3 2019: Disease and Trade Issues Are Jointly Changing the Global...

Rising disease pressures are challenging the global market. Specifically, African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the global pork market, not only by causing...
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