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Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila

Source: Reuters Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country’s agriculture chief said on Monday,...

China to expand pork imports, release meat from reserves to boost supplies

China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday it will seek to boost pork imports and also release frozen pork, beef and mutton from state reserves...

Three ways to win the race to gain weight

Encourage consistent feed intake through diet changes and other challenges. How do you get the most pounds from your pigs at market? Are you...

Farmer Fulfills Lifelong Dream On Growing Operation

Source: RealPigFarming.com Core values of animal well-being, business sustainability drive Iowa farmer. From the time he was about four or five years old, Josh Linde has...

Adjuvants: The Biggest Variable in a Vaccine

There are two basic ingredients in killed vaccines: antigens and adjuvants. While antigens are well understood, there’s far less understanding of the critical role...

Smithfield Foods’ “Manure-to-Energy” Project to Inject Renewable Natural Gas Directly to Milan, Missouri Distribution...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Northern...

Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q3 2019: Disease and Trade Issues Are Jointly Changing the Global...

Rising disease pressures are challenging the global market. Specifically, African swine fever (ASF) continues to threaten the global pork market, not only by causing...

Dominican Republic: A Growing Market for U.S. Pork

Source: Pork Checkoff Monthly Market Highlight The Dominican Republic’s growing economy and thriving tourism sector have boosted its viability as a trading partner in the last...

Hogs deserve watching til break-out is clear

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