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Coronavirus sends China’s meat prices opposite ways

It has been a tale of two meats: the impact of the coronavirus outbreak has sent China’s chicken prices lower, while pork prices continue...

Connor: Disease elimination can lower the cost of production

Source: PigHealthToday.com US producers have robust export markets and a lower cost of production than many other countries, but Joe Connor, DVM, says cost of...

Disciplined Hedging Program Recommended

Farmscape for January 24, 2020 Full Interview 9:07 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is recommending a steady disciplined program of...

Veterinarian says VFD led to more strategic antibiotic use

Source: PigHealthToday.com The Food and Drug Administration’s revised rules for antibiotic use in hogs, including the veterinary feed directive (VFD), has led to a reduction...

Effects of extrusion on nutrient and energy digestibility in cereal grains fed to growing...

Effects of extrusion on nutrient and energy digestibility in cereal grains fed to growing pigs Diego Rodriguez, a research...

African swine fever spreads near the German border: OIE

Source: Reuters Poland recorded 55 outbreaks of African swine fever in wild boar near the German border last month, the world animal health body said...

IPPA Scholarship Applications Live Now for 2020-2021 Academic Year

Over $13,500 in scholarships are available through the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) this year. The application is now available on the IPPA website...

Western Illinois University Economist Issues Report “2020 Hogs: More Supply, Profitable Prices?”

Source: Univ of Illinois news release The USDA's December Hogs and Pigs report indicates that producers continue to expand, with the December 1 inventory of...

The Maschhoffs combine technology and coaching to build a biosecurity culture

Source: PigHealthToday.com Biosecurity on hog farms is serious business, and it’s no secret that success hinges on how well protocols are carried out. For years,...

U.S. better equipped against ASF than last year

The executive director of the Swine Health Information Center says the U.S. is much more prepared to defend against ASF than it was 12...
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