Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Dear Farmers: 10 Suggestions to Help You in...

Okay, we know farming is not easy, and there can be significant stresses. Farming is like a rollercoaster.–volatility is the only constant. Not only...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 17th 2019

First Case of African Swine Fever Reported in South Korea By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 17, 2019   LEAN HOGS: The first case of...

Recipe for Sow Nutrition: Just Add Milk By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

They say “it’s not how you start in life; it’s how you finish.” Then again, “they” never met a milk-deprived piglet. Fortunately, researchers understand...

Don’t Sweat Heat Stress, By Brent Sexton, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Services

Heat stress is an economically important issue and can have severe consequences if proper precautions are not taken. Through a variety of management techniques,...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 10th 2019

Feeders Expected To Lose To Fats By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday September 10, 2019 LEAN HOGS: Cash will be called lower as packers continue...

Taking a look at African Swine Fever one year later, By Diane DeWitte, University...

A year ago, on August 3, 2018, the Chinese government reported an occurrence of African Swine Fever (ASF) in their country. At that time,...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Understanding The Negative Effects Of Ammonia On...

It    is    well    understood    that    gaseous ammonia   is  harmful  to  pig  health  and productivity.     Exactly     how     ammonia causes    these    harmful    effects    is    not understood ...

Reflections on a Year of Leadership, By Patrick Bane an Illinois Hog Farmer

hen I first found out I’d been named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year for 2019, I was excited, nervous and didn’t know exactly...

Frequently Asked Questions about Erysipelas, By Dr. Scott VanderPoel Pipestone Veterinary Services

Swine erysipelas is a disease caused by a bacterial infection named Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. It has been around for well over one hundred years. It...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 5th 2019

Trade Talks Resume Next Month, What Does It Mean? By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday September 5, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Volume on the mixed close yesterday...
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