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Colombia: Continued Growth for U.S. Pork Exports: by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Colombia continues to be at the forefront of rapidly expanding U.S. pork export markets. In 2017, U.S. pork and pork variety meat exports to...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, October 29th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - Cash cattle ended the $1.25 higher, while feeder...

Importance of U.S. Export Markets Seen on International Mission, by Derrick Sleezer, International Marketing...

I recently returned home from the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee Asia Mission that included stops in Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Is it a Miracle? October 9th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A Month ago, 53-54% lean hogs were 44¢ lb. Just coming out of August which is traditionally a time...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, September 3rd 2018 Commentaries September 24, 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cattle are nearly $2.75 higher this week, with feeder...

Dr Joe Connor: Managing mycoplasma requires integrated approach with vaccines, feed medications, injectables

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Mycoplasma pneumonia continues to trouble the swine industry. Around for years, the respiratory disease caused by the bacterium...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 11th 2018

Smithfield to Shut Down After Today Due to Hurricane By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 11, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash hog prices were up...

Singapore: An Exciting Market for U.S. Pork, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Singapore is an increasingly important market for U.S. agricultural exports, and U.S. pork specifically. In 2017,...

Food, and Pork, at the Heart of U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Heartland Tour by...

I read an article recently about why Sichuan food—even the best of the best—doesn’t taste the same outside of the Chinese province. The article...

Tips for proper selection of cleaning, disinfection products, By Neal Benjamin, DVM Carthage Veterinary...

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By Neal Benjamin, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service Carthage, Illinois   Proper cleaning and disinfection are requisites to achieving effective disease prevention and...