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USMEF Statement on Removal of Retaliatory Duties on U.S. Red Meat

Today the Mexican government published the official notice removing Mexico’s retaliatory duties on U.S. pork, and Canada’s Department of Finance announced that Canada will...

Early Investment in Filtration Pays Dividends for Animal Health, Biosecurity

Source: Pipestone System Newsletter The investment in filtration equipment for sow farms that began as a “leap of faith” by Pipestone System over a decade...

Recommended Holding Times for Decontamination of Feedstuffs Decreased

Farmscape for May 14, 2019 Full Interview 10:00 Listen Scientists with South Dakota State University have updated the holding times necessary to deactivate viral...

Feeding Camelina Meal to Pigs

Lee Johnston1, Yuzhi Li1, Adrienne Hilbrands1, Ryan Cox2, William Lazarus3, Wayne Martin4, Frank Forcella5, and Russ Gesch5 1West Central Research and Outreach Center, University of Minnesota; 2Department...

USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Outlook: April 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2019 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

USDA Issues “Feed Outlook: April 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The April 2019 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2017/18 and projections for 2018/19 U.S....

NPPC calls for swift US/Japan Trade Negotiation

The National Pork Producers Council welcomed reports that the United States and Japan will commence trade negotiations on April 15, 2019 and urged the...

U Of Minnesota Reports Farm Income Hits Lowest Level In 23 Years

After adjusting for inflation, Minnesota farms earned the lowest median farm income in the past 23 years of data tracked by University of Minnesota...

Effective Execution Drives Feed Efficiency

There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 50% of the total...