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ASF Focus of Concern and Discussion at USAHA Annual Meeting

From the keynote speaker’s presentation to discussion at many committee meetings, African swine fever (ASF) was a significant focus at the US Animal Health...

JBS Starts $20M Expansion Project at Iowa Bacon Plant

Food processing firm JBS USA held a ribbon cutting event on this week to mark the beginning of work on a $20 million expansion...

5 Steps for Preparing Barn Heaters for Winter

Maintaining the proper environment in swine barns is essential for protecting animal health and promoting productivity. Austin Zimmerman, sales engineer for AP (Automated Production...

Congratulations to Cindy Ziegler for celebrating 20 years with Iowa Select Farms!

Congratulations to Cindy Ziegler for celebrating 20 years with Iowa Select Farms! “I initially started with the company as a transportation logistics manager,” Cindy explained....

Iowa home to 24.9 million pigs, a new record and up 6%

Iowa now has 24.9 million pigs on farms, a record number and up 6% from last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released...

Union representing Worthington meat plant workers suing to stop new USDA rule

Suit says removal of limit on line speeds could lead to more injuries, unsafe meat. A food-workers' union on Monday sued the U.S. Department of...

New CEO at Choice Genetics

After a career of 37 years in the pig genetics business, Pieter Antoon Seghers has elected to reduce his professional time commitments and pass...

USDA: Nation’s Hog Inventory Up 3%

Source: USDA news release As of September 1, there were 77.7 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from September 2018, and...

Stockdale Sow 11 is the Most Improved sow for Q2 of 2019 for Iowa...

“This is a group that has surpassed my expectations and it’s been fun to watch them excel,” said sow supervisor, Mark Lee. “There have...

Elanco’s CEO Says Ag Industry Shouldn’t Be Concerned About Plant-Based Proteins

Sales continue to grow for plant-based protein, but Elanco CEO Jeff Simmons says the agriculture industry should not be concerned. "We will consume more meat...
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