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China’s COFCO to buy $100m of pork from Danish Crown by 2020

China's state-owned agriculture conglomerate COFCO said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy $100 million of pork from European pork producer Danish Crown in...

China, U.S Agree to Cancel Existing Trade-Related Tariffs, Chinese Government Confirms

  As the U.S. and China continue to work on an interim trade deal, on Thursday the Chinese commerce ministry said both countries have agreed...

NPPC Pushes for Trade Deal with new “Pork O’ Clock Somewhere” Campaign

  The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched a dynamic new campaign, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the...

Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019 – Growth Slows Down… as Doubts Gear Up

    Growth in global animal protein continues, but it is slowing. Uncertainty is a key theme for 2019. Uncertainty created by African swine fever, in...

National Pork Board Study Defines China’s Growing Need For Protein

  New research details ways that U.S. pork can fill China’s immediate protein gap A new report from the National Pork Board digs into the growing...

Social Advocate Training

  We need more pork advocates in the world! Join the Illinois Pork Producers for a one-day training to brush up your social media skills.    

FDA Outreach for Potential Animal Feed Concerns

== The FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network may be able to coordinate free animal sample (e.g., tissue, feces, blood)...

What is African Swine Fever?

African swine fever is a highly contagious and deadly viral disease affecting both domestic and feral (wild) pigs in all age groups. ASF is...

Hog trend is down, sell rallies

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Effects of isoquinoline alkaloids on growth performance and blood characteristics of weanling pigs fed...

Carly Rundle, Ph. D. candidate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents her research into the effects of adding isoquinoline alkaloids, a phytobiotic feed...
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