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USDA Issues: “Feed Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The September 2018 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2017/18 and projections for 2018/19 U.S....

Seven Key Questions to Ask Your Feed Supplier

In the wake of ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever in China, pork industry experts from the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers...

Can Nanoparticles Enhance Biosecurity?

  Laboratory-scale tests conducted to evaluate the effect of various types of commercially-available nanoparticles on the levels of microorganisms commonly encountered in swine barn environments...

New Pipestone Program Takes Proactive Approach to Boosting Health and Bottom Line

A new program from Pipestone Veterinary Services is focused on improving animal health and farm profitability through a proactive and planned approach. The Pig Vet...

Can Bovine Plasma Mitigate the Impact of DON?

Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it may cause production related issues specifically related to reduced feed intake, growth and health problems....

Workers arrested at Christensen Farms; criminal charges possible against company

Source: The Free Press federal indictment alleges a criminal conspiracy in which a Nebraska man supplied illegal immigrants to work for ag-related facilities in Nebraska...

Big Minnesota pork producer ‘surprised’ by immigration raids

Source: Star Tribune Christensen Farms said third-party vendor hired illegal workers. A day after nearly 50 federal agents raided this quiet farming town's big hog plant,...

New Developments in Secure Pork Supply Plan

National Pork Board Director of Swine Health programs, Dr. Patrick Webb, is featured in this edition of Pork Pod. We learn about the importance...

Meet the new Vet’s at Pipestone Veterinary Services

Pipestone Veterinary Services continues to grow and improve while finding the need for additional veterinary support. Pipestone would like to introduce our newest veterinarians...