Uncertainty Over ASF and U.S. China Trade Heighten Hog Market Volatility

Farmscape for May 31, 2019 Feature Report 8:29 Listen HAMS Marketing Services says uncertainty over the potential impact of African Swine Fever on pork...

Nearly $7000 Awarded in Youth Swine Judging Contest

Five teams of Iowa youth won scholarships while participating in the Senior Division of the Iowa Pork Producers Association Youth Swine Judging Contest. The...

LIVESTOCK-Hog futures slip on ample supplies, U.S.-China trade uncertainty

U.S. lean hog futures fell on Tuesday, extending their latest slide to five straight sessions on uncertainty about U.S. pork exports to China, traders...

NPPC Welcomes New Swine Inspection System, “Reflecting A 21st Century Industry”

Source: National Pork Producers Council news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) finalized today its New Swine Inspection System (NSIS). "We...

Window of Opportunity to Eradicate Wild Pigs Closing

Farmscape for March 26, 2019 Full Interrview 19:40 Listen A University of Saskatchewan Professor says coordinated national and provincial strategies and international collaboration will...

Plan ahead to manage on-farm snowmelt

Quick facts Water from melted snow and spring rains can flood buildings in low areas. Thawing and refreezing snow can create hazardous icy areas for people...

Scientists Seek Strategies to Reduce Stress During Transport

Farmscape for October 25, 2019 Full Interview 10:43 Listen Research underway at institutions and on highways across eastern and western Canada will help swine transporters...

Trade Top of Mind During Manitoba Pork Des Moines Visit

Farmscape for January 28, 2019 Full Interview 9:22 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork says both U.S. and Canadian pork producers would benefit from...

Stockdale Sow 11 is the Most Improved sow for Q2 of 2019 for Iowa...

“This is a group that has surpassed my expectations and it’s been fun to watch them excel,” said sow supervisor, Mark Lee. “There have...

Western Illinois University Economist Issues Report “2020 Hogs: More Supply, Profitable Prices?”

Source: Univ of Illinois news release The USDA's December Hogs and Pigs report indicates that producers continue to expand, with the December 1 inventory of...
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