Mike Brumm Swine Economist, My Last Blog, September 1 2017

  As many readers of this blog know, I’ve been talking about retirement or at least slowing down for several years now. With this posting...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Do High Levels of Zinc Oxide Contribute...

The inclusion of elevated levels of zinc oxide in diets for a short period of time post-weaning has been a valuable tool in the...

Cooling Systems for Pigs a Hot Topic By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Like opposable thumbs, working sweat glands are something pigs can only dream about. But for pigs during transportation, the lack of functional sweat glands...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Life Under The Magnifying Glass

  Pork  producers  can  sometimes  feel  like  they   are   under   almost   constant “bombardment” from health professionals  and  the  public  when  it  comes  to  antimicrobial  resistance ...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Prospects Improve, But Losses Still Loom

The pork outlook looked bleak in August. Fear of large pork supplies and Mexican and Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork exports appeared disastrous to...

On Farm Automation Takes Off By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Gathering data on pigs is the farming equivalent of purging leftovers from the fridge. In both cases, it’s a great idea as long as...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Singapore: An Exciting Market for U.S. Pork, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Singapore is an increasingly important market for U.S. agricultural exports, and U.S. pork specifically. In 2017,...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Active Volume Sessions in Lean Hogs Continues, July...

    Active Volume Sessions in Lean Hogs Continues   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday July 13, 2017   LEAN HOGS Three items stand out as I analyze the lean hog...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Four New Cases of African Swine Fever Reported...

Four New Cases of African Swine Fever Reported in China By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday September 6, 2018   LEAN HOGS: The U.S. hog market,...