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Foreign Animal Disease: Preparing for the Worst By Brent Pepin, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Services

Everyone who works with pigs is likely aware of the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across Europe and Asia. This seemly unstoppable sweeping...

Get to the Root of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex By Dale Miskimins ...

Respiratory disease incidence increases in swine in the fall and winter. Changeable weather seems to trigger outbreaks. You and your veterinarian can supply meaningful...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Industry: Some Recovery from Decade Low Prices

The U.S. pork industry has been expanding the breeding herd and growing since mid-2014. The rate of breeding herd expansion peaked in early 2018...

International Travel Biosecurity, By Joseph Yaros, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Will the Pork Industry have a Better 2019?

Pork producers are expected to struggle with hog prices below costs of production through the winter. Record pork production and trade disputes continue to...

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 26th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - We taped on Wednesday, right after the release...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier Report, November 19th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Euro Tier Report   Last week we attended the Euro tier Trade show in Hanover Germany:   Euro tier is a massive...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...

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...