Longtime Livestock Farming Family, Diekempers, Join The Pork Industry

The Diekemper family cuts a ribbon to signify the opening of their new 2,480 head wean-to-finish pig barn outside of Carlyle, IL. Pictured from...

African swine fever spreads near the German border: OIE

Source: Reuters Poland recorded 55 outbreaks of African swine fever in wild boar near the German border last month, the world animal health body said...

NPPC Response to January 5, 2020, 60 Minutes Story

In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The...

Why Did One-Quarter of the World’s Pigs Die in a Year?

Source: The New York Times By Yanzhong Huang, a global-health expert specializing in China as this op-ed appeared in the New York Times On a recent...

China big pig farms tie up with small ones in $7 billion plan to...

Source: Reuters China's large pig farms are lining up with small, family-based farms in a state-initiated investment of nearly 50 billion yuan ($7.14 billion)to boost...

Michigan’s Pork Industry future: No more gestation stalls as of April 1, 2020

Sow housing mandate changes are here. This article considers enforcement of Act No. 117, Public Acts of 2009 and how farmers should be prepared for...

Iowa Pork Producers Association Announces 2020 Iowa Pork Congress

 The 2020 Iowa Pork Congress will be held Jan. 22 and 23 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. This event, organized...

Pork Offers Advantages to Consumers Comparing Protein Choices

Farmscape for November 27, 2019 Full Interview 9:11 Listen The Scientific Director with Dalhousie University suggests, as the competition among the various proteins heats up,...

Hogs looking lower

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Siblings Partner to Open a Finishing Pig Barn in Clark County Illinois

Jacob Miller and sister Drucilla (Miller) Shotts stand in front of their new 3,800 head wean-to-finish pig barn outside of Marshall, IL. Multiple groups in...
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