Biosecurity of Pigs and Farm Security

Biosecurity of pigs at the farm level is the set of practical measures taken to prevent entrance of infection into a pig farm and...

New Iowa State Web Hub Offers Resources To Track COVID-19’s Economic Impacts On Ag...

Tracking COVID-19's economic impacts, especially in the state of Iowa, is now possible thanks to resources on a new web hub. The webpage "COVID-19...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Congratulations to award winners Even though in-person ceremonies aren't being held, we still can recognize and congratulate recent college and department recipients. ISU...

Podcast: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Swine Industry | Dr. Gordon Spronk

Listen to the complete Podcast Summary Dr. Gordon Spronk is a native of the Pipestone, Minnesota agricultural community. Upon completion of his education with a DVM...

Wapello County residents oppose idea of hog confinement

Source: Ottumwa Courier (IA) Tensions were high when county officials held a hearing on a proposed hog confinement. Attendees opposed the idea of Valley View Swine,...

Kent Swine Study Offers Options To Reduce Intake And Gain

During this unprecedented time, Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) is responding to the pork industry's need for options to manage feed intake and weight gain. Packing...

Tips for Sharing Your Farm Story on Social Media During a Crisis

It’s safe to say, right now is a stressful time for pig farmers. You want to share the things you are doing to maintain...

Hog industry not shutting down despite processing plant closures

Source: Fayette County Newspapers With the recent closing of the Tyson pork plant in Waterloo due to an outbreak of the CORVID -19 virus among...

Iowa Pork Producers Supports Implementation of Defense Production Act

On April 28, President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) to extend much-needed federal support to the U.S. pork production system. By...

#Beast Mode Activated

Wes Mathany and Chris Franklin, members of our southern Iowa environmental services team, want everyone to know they’ve fully activated #BeastMode. Every day, they...
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