Siblings Partner to Open a Finishing Pig Barn in Clark County Illinois

Jacob Miller and sister Drucilla (Miller) Shotts stand in front of their new 3,800 head wean-to-finish pig barn outside of Marshall, IL. Multiple groups in...

Effects of supplementing transition sow diets with zinc on pre-weaning mortality and lifetime productivity...

Sarah Schieck, UMN Swine Extension Educator talks to recent University of Minnesota Animal Science Graduate Student Julia Holen about the...

Temple Grandin’s Pig-Stunning System Came to Her in a Vision

Source: The Smithsonian Temple Grandin’s Pig-Stunning System Came to Her in a Vision Temple Grandin’s Pig-Stunning System Came to Her in a Vision Patented 20 years ago,...

Seasonal Flu Strikes Pig Barns Early this Year

Farmscape for October 31, 2019 Full Interview 17:32 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine reports the seasonal flu started infecting...

JBS Starts $20M Expansion Project at Iowa Bacon Plant

Food processing firm JBS USA held a ribbon cutting event on this week to mark the beginning of work on a $20 million expansion...

Chinese Study Unlocks Clues To Fight African Swine Fever

Rao Zihe (center), an academician with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Wang Xiangxi (left), a researcher at the Institute of Biophysics of CAS,...

5 Steps for Preparing Barn Heaters for Winter

Maintaining the proper environment in swine barns is essential for protecting animal health and promoting productivity. Austin Zimmerman, sales engineer for AP (Automated Production...

The world is running out of antibiotics. This researcher is working on finding a...

With too few antibiotics under development to keep up with the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, the world is starting to run out of antibiotics. That...

From Retail to Finishing Supervisor, Ashley Allen Found A Passion For Pigs

With a growing family and need for a career with more flexibility, Ashley Allen realized her job in retail was not a good long-term...

Pennsylvania Farmer Named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Chris Hoffman received annual recognition from Pork Checkoff Chris Hoffman, a pig farmer from McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, is America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM for 2019-2020...
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