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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...

Genesus Global Market Report- USA Hog Markets

USA Market Report  Allan Bentley, Sales Manager, Genesus Genetics The 4th quarter in the hog production business has always been a challenge. Summer highs and winter lows...

June hogs exploding but looking toppy, longs be cautious

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

Illinois Pork Producers Name Secker as 2019 Pork Ambassador

Each year the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) recruits for a summer internship. Cooper Secker, of Waterloo, has been selected as the 2019 IL...

“Becoming a Swientist” Workshop for Junior Swine Exhibitors at the IL State Fair

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is teaming up with Ohio State University to host a biosecurity workshop titled “Becoming a Swientist” at the...

CIH Margin Manager. The New Year Brings Both Hope and Fear

January 3, 2019 With 2019 about to begin, U.S. hog producers are hopeful that the New Year will deliver better financial outcomes for their operations...

AID and SID of amino acids and starch in hybrid rye, barley, wheat, and...

Hybrid rye has agronomic advantages over other common cereal crops, and can also be used in diets fed to pigs. Molly McGhee, a graduate...

Hybrid Rye May Be Used As An Alternative To Corn In Pig Diets

Source: Univ of Illinois news release Rye has not traditionally been used as an ingredient in pig diets in the United States, but researchers from...

IPIC sets new PQA Advisor certification session; More SPS/FAD workshops to be scheduled

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 4.0 advisor certification opportunities,...

Hormel cuts outlook as China tariffs bite pork sales

Hormel Foods Corp. is cutting its full-year revenue outlook after quarterly sales missed estimates on Thursday. The Austin, Minn.-based food company trimming its full-year revenue...
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