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Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Prices Continue to Increase! June 25th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week some U.S. lean hog prices reached 86¢ getting even closer to the 90¢ lean which we...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, June 18th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in markets - Cash hogs were up $5 this week, and closed...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo Report, June 11th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   This past week was the World Pork Expo (WPX) held in Des Moines, Iowa.  The first WPX was...

Three-phase plan helps seize control of PRRS, By Jose Angulo, DVM Managing Veterinarian, PRRS...

  By Jose Angulo, DVM Managing Veterinarian, PRRS specialist Pork Technical Services Zoetis Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus continues to...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Industry May Face Large Losses, June 5th...

Chris Hurt Department of Agricultural Economics Purdue University farmdoc daily (8):101 Recommended citation format: Hurt, C. "Pork Industry May Face Large Losses." farmdoc daily (8):101, Department of Agricultural...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo – Week, June 4th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This week is the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.  Held every year in the first full...

Beth Ferry, Michigan State University Extension : Introducing the Youth for the Quality Care...

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 21st 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Cash cattle is down $6.00 this week and feeder cattle...