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Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...

Coronavirus outbreak could spur China to fulfill promise to purchase US agricultural products

The coronavirus outbreak could have the unexpected effect of helping the United States ensure that China sticks by its promise to purchase $40 billion...

Do’s and don’ts of cephalosporin use in swine, An interview with John W. Hallberg,...

Source: PigHealthToday.com An interview with John W. Hallberg, DVM, PhD Director, US Regulatory Affairs Zoetis    Download the pdf Q: Cephalosporins have been key to successful management of respiratory disease in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius to make money doing it.” “Anyone can raise hogs....

Nursery Pig Performance Impacted by Total Dissolved Solids in Water, By Ryan Samuel...

The site-specific nature of the U.S. pork industry requires that newly weaned pigs are moved from the sow barn to a wean-to-finish or nursery...

Foreign Experience with ASF – Iowa Pork Congress, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory...

On January 22 – 23, 2020, the Iowa Pork Producers Association hosted the 48th annual Iowa Pork Congress (IPC) in Des Moines, Iowa.  In...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Iowa Pork Congress Report, January 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Every January the Iowa Pork Congress is held in Des Moines Iowa. It is the premier winter trade...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Trade Deals Effect on Pork, January 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week was Trade Deal week in the U.S.: with both USMEF* and China Phase 1 signed. *USMEF is...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 7th 2020

Large Volume and Higher Open Interest on Cattle Rally By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday January 7, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Hog futures pushed into new...
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