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SHIC Reports Decrease in PRRS, Increase in PED and Mycoplasma

Farmscape for April 16, 2019 Full Interview 10:08 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports, while the movement of PRRS has been relatively limited...

Nebraska Pork Producers Announces Participants in 2019 Pork Mentorship Program

The Nebraska Pork Producers Association is proud to welcome participants of the 2019 Pork Mentorship Program. This year, five college-age students will participate in...

Hogs collapsed, could try to fill 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...

Nebraska Flooding Hits Pork Producers

The disastrous flood which recently hit Nebraska has impacted most sectors of agriculture including the pork industry. Nebraska Pork Producers Association Executive Director Al...

Husker research brings swine industry closer to broad virus protection

After eight years of gathering data from more than 1,000 pigs infected with porcine circovirus 2, University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have identified the gene...

Nebraska’s Pork Industry Represented at National Meeting

– Producer delegates from across the country were in Orlando last week for the annual National Pork Industry Forum. This business meeting allows directors...

Study Reveals Pigs Can Transmit FMD Prior to Signs of Sickness

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus spreads much more aggressively in pigs than previous research suggests, according to a new study by U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Smithfield Foods Engages Grain Farmers In Reduced Fertilizer Loss, Improved Soil Practices

Source: Smithfield Foods news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has successfully engaged 80 percent of its grain supply chain, which...

National Pork Board Debuts Swine University At SOBEWFF

Source: National Pork Board news release The National Pork Board (NPB) is introducing Swine University at this week's 2019 Food Network & Cooking Channel South...

Fiber composition in rice coproducts revealed in Illinois study

Rice coproducts in pig diets add fat and fiber, but too much fiber can decrease energy absorption and digestibility. A recent study from the...