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America’s Pig Farmers Demonstrate Principles of One Health Day

Pork Checkoff continues investment in antibiotic research he National Pork Board, representing America’s 60,000 pig farmers, is pleased to celebrate global One Health Day on Nov. 3 by reaffirming its ongoing commitment to the core value of doing what’s right for the overall health of people, pigs and the planet. (Click here for related infographic.)

Genesus Global Market Report, US Market, October 26th 2017

US Market Allan Bentley, Sales Representative, Genesus Inc. abentley@genesus.com   We have been chewing through a lot of pigs and the cash hog market have rebounded in the face of those numbers. In return, we have also seen futures increase. In particular December 2017  rebounded nicely  off of lows  around $56.50 and currently just under

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, October 23rd 2017

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Congratulations to ISU Faculty and Staff Award winners Several faculty and staff associated with IPIC, animal science and/or extension were honored at the 2017 ISU Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony late last month. Our congratulations to all. Tom Baas and Jay Harmon received the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence. This award

‘Good Farm Neighbor Award’ presented to Sheets family

A crowd of more than 50 friends, neighbors, agricultural organizations and media gathered at a rural church near Ionia on Oct. 13 for the latest “Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award” presentation. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey presented the award to Leon and Barb Sheets, who operate a diversified fourth-generation farm and have raised hogs

Northey, Ibach Nomincations for USDA Posts Considered

  The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry this week considered the nominations of Bill Northey and Gregory Ibach for top posts in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. President Trump tapped Northey, who is secretary of the Iowa Department of Agriculture, to be undersecretary of farm production and conservation, and Ibach, who is director

Ron Lane Promoted National Sales Manager At GlobalVetLINK

Source: GlobalVetLINK news release GlobalVetLINK announced today that Ron Lane has accepted the National Sales Manager position within the company. Ron Lane was born and raised in the Texas Panhandle on one of the oldest and largest ranches in Texas. He attended Texas Tech University and earned an Animal Science degree. After graduation, Ron ranched

Call for Research Proposals: Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease

Proposals for the $35,000 awards are due by January 15, 2018 The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease, with the financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), is pleased to open the call for research proposals for 2018. Practicing veterinarians and researchers seeking a Research Award need to submit a proposal by January 15, 2018.

Iowa Pig Farmer Named Finalist for 2017 America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM

    An Iowa pig farmer is one of four finalists to be named the 2017 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year by the National Pork Board. Leon Sheets of Ionia has been around pigs since he was a young boy and raising pigs has been a life-long passion. He raises 33,000 pigs in modern

Pharmgate Animal Health launches AIVLOSIN® Water Soluble Granules for the control of SRD

Swine Respiratory Disease (SRD) associated with Bordetella bronchiseptica,  Haemophilus parasuis, Pasteurella multocida and Streptococcus suis in groups of swine in buildings experiencing an outbreak of SRD. Respiratory Disease is one of the most significant health challenges facing the swine industry and can have a serious impact on swine producers’ profitability. The combination of bacterial pathogens

2017 World Pork Expo: One for the Record Books

More exhibits, live hogs and new products, services and technology were on display at World Pork Expo, June 7-9   Seeking out new ideas, information and innovations, more than 20,000 pork producers and ag professionals from throughout the world attended the 29th World Pork Expo, June 7-9, in Des Moines. Presented by the National Pork

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