Iowa Pig Farmer Appointed America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Leon Sheets to fill national role   The National Pork Board has named Leon Sheets, a pig farmer from Ionia, Iowa, as America’s Pig Farmer of...

All-Time Record Pork Production Set In December

The USDA says pork production during December was a new all-time monthly high, at 2.235 billion pounds. That's up 1% on the year with three...

Trade Remains the Wild Card Influencing North American Hog Markets

Farmscape for January 23, 2018 Full Interview 8:39 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services warns the wild card when it...

U.S. Pig Farmers Receive Outstanding 25:1 Return on Pork Checkoff Investments

Annual producer survey also shows 91 percent support for Pork Checkoff U.S. pork producers receive a positive return on their Checkoff investment, according to a...

Iowa State Develops New Crush Margin App for Hog and Cattle Producers

Livestock producers who purchase feeder cattle or weaned pigs plus the feed, and then sell finished animals at a specific point in time, take...

USDA Issues: “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for December 2017 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Iowa Pork Producers Association announces 2018 Iowa Pork Congress

The Iowa Pork Producers Association's 2018 Iowa Pork Congress will be held on Jan. 24 and 25 at the Iowa Events Center in Des...

Thousands of pigs dead in Emmet County barn fire

Source: ITVI Six fire departments worked together for nearly seven hours to battle a fire which destroyed three hog barns and left thousands of pigs dead in...

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THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Season's greetings from our home to yours It’s December and that historically means colder weather, gathering records and reflecting on the past....

Pig care: If there’s something off, don’t try to ‘look him well’

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download Watching pigs may not be glamorous or stimulating, but it’s...

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