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Time to Prioritize Your People Assets

As pork production faces a long-term labor shortage, employee retention is critical. Every day on every hog farm, pigs are the priority. The objective is...

New Economic Study: African Swine Fever Outbreak in the US Could Cost $50 Billion

Economists study two scenarios indicating the economic impact of ASF in the U.S. A new study(1) conducted by agricultural economists at Iowa State University...

Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn’t fully understand why. Existing research from the University...

Olymel plant shuts doors to 1,000 employees after 9 test positive for COVID-19

The Olymel slaughterhouse and cutting plant in Yamachiche has been forced to temporarily close its doors after nine of its employees tested positive for...

5 Reasons it Pays to Have a Partner in Swine Health

For three decades, Boehringer Ingelheim has worked side by side with the swine industry to deliver innovative, customized herd-health solutions, support the development of...

Sow 36 Wins Most Improved…Again!

Source: Iowa Select Farms Congratulations to Sleepy Hollow Sow 36 for winning Most Improved Sow Farm—again! You may recall the farm being featured earlier last year...

Simple ventilation tips as warm weather approaches

Ventilation is key to running a successful swine operation. These tips and tricks can help you make the transition between seasons. As winter starts to...

Grace and Grit: The Spirit of Women Farmers at Niman Ranch

Julia Groenenboom After decades of undercounting women and the important role they fulfill as farmers, the USDA’s Census of Agriculture has expanded their definition of...

Canadian ASF Research Focuses on Detection Surveillance Prevention Destruction

Farmscape for March 4, 2020 Full Interview 11:51 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says African Swine Fever research underway in Canada...

Register for the 2020 World Pork Expo

Join more than 20,000 industry professionals and supporters at a pork-focused trade show hosted June 3-5 in Des Moines. Registration is now open for the...
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