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Pork Checkoff Commits $500,000 to Develop Highly Trained Industry Professionals

Submit applications to the National Pork Board by Feb. 25 The National Pork Board has opened the application period for a new series of swine...

Oral Fluids Offer Potential to Improve ASF Monitoring

Farmscape for February 4, 2020 Full Interrview 16:04 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is exploring the use of oral fluids as a new tool...

Four Executive Board Members Elected to Minnesota Pork Board

Four individuals were elected to serve on the Minnesota Pork Board Executive Board at the Minnesota Pork Board’s annual meeting at the Hilton Minneapolis....

Mycotoxins harm swine health and reproductive performance

Quick facts Some fungi molds in grain can produce harmful compounds called mycotoxins. Pigs consuming mycotoxins above their tolerance level will face health and reproductive...

Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus associated with sudden death of swine in North America

Dr. Matheus Costa from the University of Minnesota in collaboration with Dr. Brad Lage from Maple Leaf Agri-Farms share a case of sudden death...

USMEF Statement on Senate Approval of USMCA

U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO Dan Halstrom issued this statement: The U.S. Senate moving quickly to approve USMCA reaffirms the United States’...

Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest

Watch the full interview or each part separately Full interview: Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest Part 1: Low weight piglets have trouble...

Evaluating the piglet grimace scale

Animal Science master's degree student Maria Lou and her Advisor Yuzhi Li are conducting research on the piglet grimace scale. The grimace scale identifies...

‘Food Festa’ Showcases U.S. Beef, Pork in South Korea

South Korea’s institutional foodservice sector is undergoing a transformation that has catering companies and similar businesses searching for new products and suppliers, creating new...

NPPC Response to January 5, 2020, 60 Minutes Story

In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The...
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