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Pork and Beef Exports Rebound in May; Volume and Value Reach 2019 Highs

May exports of U.S. pork and beef were steady with last year’s strong volumes and increased year-over-year in value, according to data released by...

Using microalgae products in swine diets

Quick facts With more research, microalgae have the potential to change the sustainability of animal and food production systems. Their rapid growth and nutritional...

Spread of ASF Heightens Importance of North American Biosecurity

Farmscape for June 19, 2019 Full Interview 12:02 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says biosecurity needs to remain top...

U.S. Pig Farmers Donate 3.2 Million Servings of Pork

Almost a million pounds of pork, or nearly 3.2 million servings, were donated by U.S. pig farmers during 2018, according to data compiled by...

NPPC Supports Executive Order to Keep America First in Agriculture

U.S. Pork Producers Call for USDA Oversight of Gene Edited Livestock on America's Farms Based on recommendations by the administration's Rural Development Taskforce, President Trump...

Brakke Consulting On African Swine Fever And Agri-Marketers’ 2020 Budgets

Source: blog by Bob Jones, Brakke Consulting If you are on the livestock side of the animal health business, you might be getting tired of...

Hogs Heading lower for now

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

Smithfield Foods Announces Goal To Reduce Solid Waste Send To Landfills 75% By 2025

Source: Smithfield Food news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced the company's commitment to reduce overall solid waste sent to landfills 75% by 2025. This...

USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for May 2019 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...