U.S. Encouraged to Join CPTPP

Farmscape for February 8, 2019 Full Interview Listen Pork producers on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are encouraging the United States to join...

New from Crystal Spring Hog Equipment- Inline Regulator (ILR) Valve

New from Crystal Spring Hog Equipment- Inline Regulator (ILR) Valve Download the complete PDF CSHE-ILR-Valve-Article-SwineWeb Download the complete PDF  

Janssen of Woodford County is Named IPPA President

During the 2019 Illinois Pork Producers Association Expo, Pam Janssen, of Minonk, was named the next IPPA President. She will serve for one year...

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...

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...

Extreme cold forces shutdowns at U.S. pork plants, grain elevators

Hog slaughterhouses and grain elevators were shut down in the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday as the coldest temperatures in years gripped the region. Temperatures in...

Smithfield Foods Announces Enhanced Structure, New Leadership Appointments

Source: Smithfield Foods news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce an enhanced organizational structure, which includes new leadership appointments and the addition of...

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...

Study finds hybrid rye may be used as an alternative to corn in pig...

Rye has not traditionally been used as an ingredient in pig diets in the United States, but researchers from the University of Illinois are...

Illinois Pork Producers Applaud Senate Passage of 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), on behalf of their 1,600 members, applaud the passing of a 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report in the...