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...

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...

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...

Checkoff Ready To Go For ASF Outreach If Needed

Getting ready for a crisis isn't on the top of anyone's favorite activities, but it's a top priority when something as big and threatening...

Fiber composition in rice coproducts revealed in Illinois study

Rice coproducts in pig diets add fat and fiber, but too much fiber can decrease energy absorption and digestibility. A recent study from the...

“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...

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,...

Pulling for Pork in Washington, D.C.

Eleven representatives from the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) traveled to Washington, D.C. for two days as part of the National Pork Producers Council...

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...

8 key factors drive success when raising pigs without antibiotics

Source: PigHealthToday.com A cluster of hog farms raising pigs without antibiotics developed in southeast Pennsylvania where hog operations tend to be small and expansion limited....
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