New type of distillers dried grains with solubles high in nutritional value for pig...

As the dry-grind ethanol industry has evolved, the number of co-products available for livestock diets has increased. A new high-protein type of distillers dried...

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...

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...

Get acquainted with the Global Mega Producers- Eichelberger Farms

Today we get acquainted with - Eichelberger Farms - part of the Triumph Foods owners’ group.    Eichelberger Farms growth in Pork production is a constant. Working closely with the...

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...

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...

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...

Description of a novel calorimetric unit to determine net energy in group housed pigs

Cristhiam Muñoz, a master's student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition group, gives an overview of the structure and functionality of the Swine Calorimetry Unit...

By the Numbers…

Twenty Future pork industry leaders were front and center at the third annual Elite Pork Intern Summit in June. The Pork Checkoff and the U.S....
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