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Get to the Root of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex By Dale Miskimins ...

Respiratory disease incidence increases in swine in the fall and winter. Changeable weather seems to trigger outbreaks. You and your veterinarian can supply meaningful...

Measure. Monitor. Move: Three Simple Steps to Pork Production Records By Angie Homann, Director...

MEASURE. MONITOR. MOVE.  Three simple steps to pork production records.  Well, maybe not always simple, but certainly valuable.  The 2018 USDA census puts the...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, 2018 Farming: Looking Back to Look Forward, January...

I really debated whether to write a reflective 2018 blog post or not. On the farm, it wasn’t a year I wanted to remember....

International Travel Biosecurity, By Joseph Yaros, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations...

Mexico: U.S. Pork’s Leading Volume Market, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Monthly Market Highlight Amid recent trade tensions with the U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican market remains U.S. pork’s top market by volume through September 2018....

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 26th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - We taped on Wednesday, right after the release...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier Report, November 19th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Euro Tier Report   Last week we attended the Euro tier Trade show in Hanover Germany:   Euro tier is a massive...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary,Post Harvest Reflections, November 14th 2018

As I sit here, catching a breath from the harvest we just completed, I can’t help but reflect on some uncomfortable thoughts I have been...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...