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Water Usage and Wastage From Nipple Drinkers

From Innovation to Adoption: On-Farm Demonstration of Swine Research Auditing On-Farm Best Management Practices is a collaborative project involving three partnering organizations (Swine Innovation Porc, Centre de développement du porc du Québec, and Prairie Swine Centre).  The goal of this project is to increase the speed of adoption of technologies and innovations that enhance the

Tyson Foods to build on forecast-beating results, despite beef, pork headwinds

Source: Agrimoney Tyson Foods followed up the release of forecast-beating results by estimating a further increase in earnings, even as it allowed some scope for a retreat in pork and beef profits, in the face of rising animal numbers.   The US protein giant, whose brands include Hillshire Farm and State Fair, said unveiled earnings

The dark side of pig mineral nutrition

When it comes to your animals’ mineral diet, you’ve likely never been thinking about “Star Wars” but just like the characters of the epic movie series, you have a choice to make. Do you go with organic trace minerals, or do you turn to the dark side: inorganics? It should be an easy choice, but

Pork Producers Advised to Take Advantage of Forward Contract Opportunities

Farmscape for November 8, 2017 Full Interview 7:28 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services is advising pork producers to look to forward contracting to protect themselves from downward pressure on live hog markets over the next three to four months resulting from large slaughter hog supplies. While increased U.S. slaughter capacity

America’s Pig Farmers Demonstrate Principles of One Health Day

Pork Checkoff continues investment in antibiotic research he National Pork Board, representing America’s 60,000 pig farmers, is pleased to celebrate global One Health Day on Nov. 3 by reaffirming its ongoing commitment to the core value of doing what’s right for the overall health of people, pigs and the planet. (Click here for related infographic.)

Senate Confirms Ibach For Top USDA Job

The National Pork Producers Council applauded yesterday’s Senate confirmation of Greg Ibach for a key position in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was approved by voice vote.   Ibach, who is director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, was picked by President Trump to be undersecretary for marketing and regulatory programs.   “Director Ibach

Genesus Global Market Report, October 24th 2017

  click here for more releases     R & D is what makes Genesus competitive   Genesus Inc. has one focus; developing the best swine genetics. Our goal is to provide genetic material, programs and services that assist our customers in maximizing profitability. The success of our customers is our success! Genesus has an

National Pork Board Names USDA’s Dr. Craig Morris to International Marketing Post

The National Pork Board today named Craig Morris, Ph.D., as its new Vice President of International Marketing. Morris is currently the Deputy Administrator over the Livestock, Poultry and Seed Program of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a position he’s held since 2004. For the past 25 years, Morris

National Pork Board Teams with Hick Hop Innovator Cowboy Troy to Celebrate Pork Chops

  Nothing gets your toes tapping better than a song about food. You may have had your Cheeseburger in Paradise, with American Pie for dessert and washed it down with a Pina Colada, but the pork chop has been missing. Until now. Recording artist Cowboy Troy, known by his given name as Troy Lee Coleman III, has introduced a

National Pork Board Summer Internship Opportunities

  The National Pork Board is seeking candidates to apply for the 2018 Internship Program. The internships, all based in Clive, IA, will begin approximately May 14, 2018 and continue through approximately August 10, 2018. Interviews will take place in December or January and positions will be filled by February. Intern positions available include: Producer

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