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Heat stress in swine affects production

Quick facts Pork producers shouldn’t overlook the effects of heat stress. Heat stress causes Lower feed intake in grow-finish pigs during the summer. Harmful effects...

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June...

EveryPig Helps Swine Vets and Pork Producers Collaborate Remotely Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Revolutionary pig health management and telehealth company EveryPig is urging swine veterinarians and pork producers to take advantage of telemedicine to reduce health risks...

Neogen increasing production of sanitizers and disinfectants to fight coronavirus

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it is ramping up its inventory of hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes, nitrile gloves, and disinfectants to help...

Forecasting PEDv in the US through the use of machine learning

Key Points Machine learning is still underutilized in veterinary medicine, but offers great potential for the field An ongoing project uses machine learning to...

Permit denial disappoints Osakis farmer in Minnesota

Source: Alexandria Echo Press As a fifth generation farmer, Orry Trisco was more than disappointed when Douglas County commissioners denied a conditional use permit that...

Heart Health’s Potential Link to Early-life Nutrition

While researchers are well versed in the cardiovascular risks associated with a bad diet, a lack of exercise, and smoking, they’re still learning about another possible risk factor...

Merck Animal Health Reaffirms Support of Future Swine Practitioners; Announces 2020 AASVF Veterinary Scholarship...

As part of its ongoing commitment to the next generation of veterinarians, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States...

Coronavirus outbreak could spur China to fulfill promise to purchase US agricultural products

The coronavirus outbreak could have the unexpected effect of helping the United States ensure that China sticks by its promise to purchase $40 billion...

USDA: Hog Industry Establishes A New, Higher Level In Litter Rates In 2019

The USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report issued on December 23, 2019 indicated that the U.S. hog industry achieved a third consecutive quarterly litter...
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