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Effective Execution Drives Feed Efficiency

Source: Pipestone System Newsletter There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 50%...

1 Million Pounds Of Smuggled Chinese Pork Seized, May Have AFS

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has intercepted a massive amount of Chinese pork that smugglers were attempting to sneak into the U.S. through...

IL Livestock Leadership Institute Opportunity for Youth in Agriculture IL Pork and IL Beef...

Two livestock associations in Illinois are partnering to cultivate youth who may be interested in the respective industries. Together, the Illinois Pork Producers Association...

USDA Lowers Its Beef Production Forecast, Raises Pork

The USDA lowered its outlook for 2019 commercial red meat and poultry production. Beef was down from February on a slower fed cattle slaughter pace...

USMEF Economist Stresses Importance of Trade with Japan at USDA Outlook Forum

The importance of Japan as a trading partner for U.S. agriculture was the focus of a Feb. 22 panel discussion at the USDA Agricultural...

Requirement for STTD Ca at different dietary concentrations of STTD P indicated by growth...

    Skip to main content Hans H. Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory Main menu Vanessa Lagos, a Ph. D. student in...

Pork Producers Advised to Look at Forward Contracting Fourth Quarter Hog Production

Farmscape for February 22, 2019 Full Interview 8:07 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is advising pork producers to look...

Inaugural IL Pork Youth Day Deemed a Huge Success

On Saturday, February 16, around 250 kids, parents, and industry professionals gathered at the Illinois State Fairgrounds for an inaugural youth event, dedicated to...

Crystalline amino acids in diets do not influence calculated values for amino acid digestibility...

Dr. Maryane Oliveira, a postdoctoral research associate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents the results of an experiment that was designed to determine...

Galle Named Illinois Pork Producer Distinguished Service Award Winner

Dr. Jeff Galle, of Pittsfield, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA). Galle is a...