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Understanding the Interaction between Nutrition and Pig Health

With new legislation eliminating the use of in-feed antibiotics for growth promotion in Canada and increasing consumer pressure to reduce antibiotic use in animal...

Innovation Acceleration

In this edition of Pork Pod, National Pork Board CEO Bill Even outlines a new partnership to accelerate innovation. Technology is widely adopted in...

Registration Now Open for 2019-2020 SowBridge Educational Series

SowBridge, the distance educational series for those who work with sows, boars and piglets, and with genetic and reproductive issues, begins its 11th program...

The spirit of giving Operation Christmas Meal provides 17,000 pork loins

Source: Fort Dodge Messenger A frosty, dark, 15-degree morning might not sound like the ideal time for a festive gathering, but Iowa Select delivered plenty...

Hogs in a sideways consolidation, wait for break-out

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

New Iowa State Swine Faculty Member Ready to Work with Students and Producers

The newest swine faculty member at Iowa State University said she’s ready to combine her education and private industry research experiences to create a...

Understanding the effect of humans on pig behaviour

Read the complete article How does human behaviour and interaction in the pig barn influence an animal’s motivation and emotional state? The pig-human interaction paradigm,...

Thermal Comfort Impacts Productivity and Profitability

Farmscape for November 27, 2018 Full Interview 6:16 Listen An Assistant Professor in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering with Iowa State University says the more...

Veterinarians in best position to be ‘ambassadors’ for antimicrobials in pork production

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Veterinarians can leverage their credibility to help consumers understand the complexity of the decision-making process for antimicrobials used...

Apply Now for Iowa Pork Leadership Academy

Pork Leadership Applications Due Nov. 30 The Iowa Pork Producers Association is now accepting applications for its 2019 Iowa Pork Leadership Academy. Applications are due...