New research – synchronizing people and swine production

Labor management is one of the most challenging factors in profitable swine production. But new tools used to assess employees within their working environment...

North Carolinians: Tell DEQ to Improve Its Hog Permit

Source: USGS Most of the state's hog facilities use a primitive system that exposes nearby residents to noxious odors, dangerous gases, water pollutants, and superbugs....

Updated Transport Trailer Design Criteria Expected to Enhance Animal Welfare

Farmscape for August 16, 2019 Full Interview 13:09 Listen Research aimed at improving transport trailer design is expected to improve animal welfare and reduce...

2018 Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Audio Special

2018 Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Audio Special for November 16, 2018 -Dr. Brett Ramirez, an Assistant Professor in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering  Iowa State University,...

Pork Industry Facing Headwinds, Iowa Pork Producers President Tells Congress

he U.S. pork industry is facing serious headwinds both at home and abroad that need to be addressed to ensure the industry remains competitive,...

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose USDA’s Proposal to Relax Food Safety Inspections in Pig Slaughter Plants

In a strong public repudiation of the Trump Administration’s controversial proposed changes to food safety inspections in pig slaughter plants, national polling released today...

Market Outlook with Steve Meyer

Steve Meyer, who is with Kerns and Associates, spoke at the recent National Pork Industry Forum. Meyer outlines the price outlook for the swine...

Marshalltown Biosecurity Workshop to Focus on Risk and Caretaker Entry

Swine herd health is the number one driver of performance and profitability. As the global spread of African Swine Fever continues, it is timely...

Manitoba Pork Producers Encouraged to Join Manitoba Coordinated Disease Response

Farmscape for October 15, 2018 Full Interview 7:07 Listen Manitoba Pork is encouraging all of the province's pork producers to enroll and participate in...

Hogs shooting for the gap

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