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Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus

Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a study published December 13 in the...

Illinois Pork Producers Applaud Senate Passage of 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), on behalf of their 1,600 members, applaud the passing of a 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report in the...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, December 11th 2018

Active Trade Noted Yesterday in Dec Hog Calls By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday December 11, 2018   LEAN HOGS: A couple of scheduling announcements. The...

Effects of dietary leucine concentration on branched-chain amino acid metabolism in growing pigs

Leucine, Val, and Ile are categorized as the branched-chain AA (BCAA) because of the structural similarity of their side chains. All 3 BCAA share...

Illinois Pork, Corn, Soybean Groups Donate 10,000 pounds of Pork to Midwest Food...

As part of the 10th anniversary of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), Illinois Corn...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...

Feeding System Primary Consideration when Managing Sows In Loose Housing

Full Interview 10:07 Listen Farmscape for November 30, 2018 A research scientist with the Prairie Swine Center says the choice of feeding system is...

Illinois Pork, Corn, Soybean Groups Donate 6,000 pounds of Pork to St. Louis...

As part of the 10th anniversary of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), Illinois Corn...

Hybrid Rye May Be Used As An Alternative To Corn In Pig Diets

Source: Univ of Illinois news release Rye has not traditionally been used as an ingredient in pig diets in the United States, but researchers from...

Illinois moving ahead with Feed Technology Center

The University of Illinois has entered a public-private partnership to build a new state-of-the-art Feed Technology Center near campus for the College of Agricultural,...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 19th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Fed cattle were $1.50 lower this week and feeder cattle...

NPPC Testifies In Support Of USMCA

Exports of U.S. pork and other American agricultural goods to Canada and Mexico are expected to grow under the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the National...

Illinois Pork, Corn, Soybean Groups Donate 6,400 pounds of Pork to Central Illinois Foodbank

As part of the 10th anniversary of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), Illinois Corn...

Illinois Pork, Corn, Soybean Groups Donate 8,500 pounds of Pork to River Bend

As part of the 10th anniversary of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), Illinois Corn...

FDA Approves Elanco’s Experior Feed Additive, Reduces Ammonia Released By Livestock

Today, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) announced that a first-of-its-kind, medicated feed article, Experior (Lubabegron), was granted approval by the U.S. Food and...