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Blockchain and the pork chain – A strategy for both producers and consumers

Following examples of BeefChain, pork producers may have an opportunity to share their “why” directly with consumers. If you are not aware of the concept...

The importance of Welfare from Pipestone

Listen in for Episode 5 of Swine Time with Dr. Carissa Odland as she talks about how Welfare is practiced every day at Pipestone.   ‹

U.S. Pork Producers Celebrate Trade Agreement with Japan

The National Pork Producers Council today celebrated a U.S. trade agreement with Japan that, once implemented, will place it back on a level playing field...

Trump says trade war with China will be fairly short

Source: Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he believes China wants to make a trade deal and the trade war with Beijing will...

Solving hunger and aggression in gestating sows

Quick facts Hunger often results from optimizing reproductive performance by feeding less during gestation. Chronic hunger can lead to aggression and cause fight-related injuries...

Adjuvants: The Biggest Variable in a Vaccine

There are two basic ingredients in killed vaccines: antigens and adjuvants. While antigens are well understood, there’s far less understanding of the critical role...

Smithfield Foods’ “Manure-to-Energy” Project to Inject Renewable Natural Gas Directly to Milan, Missouri Distribution...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that construction of a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm located in Northern...

U.S. livestock futures mixed as rally on hog futures slows

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) livestock futures ended the day mixed, with a lack of buying interest and light cash trade prompting dealers on Wednesday...

Can the Sun Cool Sows?

By Lee Johnston, Brigit Lozinski, Mike Reese, Eric Buchanan, Yuzhi Li and Adrienne Hilbrands, West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris MN; Kevin Janni,...

China June pork imports surge 62.8% from a year earlier

China’s pork imports in June surged from the previous year, customs data showed on Tuesday, as the world’s top consumer of the meat stocked...
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