MSD Animal Health Names 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient

Award winner to present at multiple meetings with industry experts  MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is proud...

U.S. ASF Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

Farmscape for July 17, 2019 Full Interview 9:45 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says since receiving notice that African...

Stuff Real Pig Farmers Love: Volunteering

54,570. That’s how many hours real pig farmers spent volunteering in 2018 — over six years! For just about every opportunity there is to give back, somewhere,...

United Premium Foods Purchases Amboy Group Out of Bankruptcy

Company Plans to Continue Operations, Expand to New Markets The Board of Directors of United Premium Foods (“UPF”), a private investment group based in...

Smithfield Foods Marches Forward with Renewable Energy Projects

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the construction of new biogas gathering systems in Missouri and Utah, which bring the company steps closer...

Victory for workers, consumers, animal welfare as USDA swine slaughter rule to come under...

The House Appropriations Committee voted today to halt the implementation of the USDA’s swine slaughter inspection rulemaking until a full Office of the Inspector...

Biosecurity for Youth Exhibitors

Key African swine fever facts Pork is safe to eat. African swine fever is not in the United States. U.S. pigs are not affected...

USDA Releases “Feed Outlook: May 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here.here. The May 2019 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2018/19 and projections for 2019/20 U.S....

The delicate balance between genes, environment, and performance

Source: Hendrix Genetics Within the Swine R&D department, GxE is managed in a number of ways. Swine nucleus farms are located in different regions, including...

Tyson Foods expects to profit from hog fever in China, warns it may hit...

Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday that the U.S. meat processing industry could reap significant financial gains from a global shortfall in pork as...