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...

Pork Producers Urge Congress to Ratify USMCA and Support Measures to Prevent Foreign Animal...

Gene Edited Livestock Regulatory Framework, Pending GIPSA Rule Also Addressed Congressional ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA), allowing the U.S. pork industry to maintain...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, September 13th 2019

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE ISU grad students and post-docs recognized by national magazines National Hog Farmer 2019 Rising Stars include Cesar Moura, part of Daniel Linhares'...

Taylor Schminke Joins Arm & Hammer’s Swine Business Team

Source: Arm & Hammer news release Taylor Schminke has joined Arm & Hammer Animal and Food Production as an account manager for the swine business. In...

Pork Prices In China Soar 50% Higher Due To ASF

POLITICO reports: With African swine fever wiping out millions of Chinese hogs, officials are scrambling to get a handle on soaring pork prices, which have...

How Plasma is Made

Learn About APC & Plasma Second in a Series ---------------------------------------------- How Plasma is Made Plasma is the clear liquid portion of blood that remains after red blood cells,...

Blockchain and the pork chain – A strategy for both producers and consumers

Following examples of BeefChain, pork producers may have an opportunity to share their “why” directly with consumers. If you are not aware of the concept...

Points to Ponder When Raising Heavier Weight Pigs

Source: OMAFRA As shown in the graph above the hot carcass weight (HCW) of market pigs in Ontario has been increasing over time. Processors have...

Maple Leaf Foods Appoints Curtis Frank to Chief Operating Officer

Maple Leaf Foods (TSX: MFI) today announced that Gary Maksymetz, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014 and has almost...

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila

Source: Reuters Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country’s agriculture chief said on Monday,...
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