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Crack an egg to understand weaned pig feed intake

Stomach size is a limiting factor in feed intake and profit potential. Getting newly-weaned pigs to eat several times per day is a first step...

Importance of U.S. Export Markets Seen on International Mission, by Derrick Sleezer, International Marketing...

I recently returned home from the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee Asia Mission that included stops in Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau....

USDA Halts Imports Of Pork From Poland

NPPC supports last Friday's decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to temporarily stop shipments to the United States of pork from Poland. The...

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Illinois Central College Students Gift Pork to College Food Pantry

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and the Illinois Central College Agriculture Program have teamed up to provide the ICC food pantry with a...

New type of distillers dried grains with solubles high in nutritional value for pig...

As the dry-grind ethanol industry has evolved, the number of co-products available for livestock diets has increased. A new high-protein type of distillers dried...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Is it a Miracle? October 9th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A Month ago, 53-54% lean hogs were 44¢ lb. Just coming out of August which is traditionally a time...

Preparing your barn for winter – Pest management series part two

This 4-part series will address different areas of pest management and assist farmers with building and maintaining a pest management plan that is feasible...

Comparative digestibility and retention of calcium and phosphorus by gestating sows and growing pigs

Comparative digestibility and retention of calcium and phosphorus by gestating sows and growing pigs Su A Lee, a Ph. D. student in the Stein Monogastric...

Support Your Local Pig Farmers During October Pork Month

Harvest is in the air, leaves are starting to turn, and this month is National Pork Month. October was traditionally when hogs were marketed....

Pork Checkoff’s Pork 2040 Plan

The Pork Checkoff takes a long-term view of international marketing. National Pork Board vice president of international marketing Craig Morris outlines the Pork Checkoff’s...

NPPC Hails U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement; Designates Congressional Ratification As ‘Key Vote’

Recent Deals Preserve Zero-Tariff Access To Three Of Top Five Markets The National Pork Producers Council praised the Trump administration for establishing a free trade...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Large Litters and Piglet Quality A Necessary Tradeoff?

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Litter size at birth has been considered one of the most important traits for evaluating sow prolificacy for the past few decades....

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, September 3rd 2018 Commentaries September 24, 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cattle are nearly $2.75 higher this week, with feeder...

Arm & Hammer: Zinc Oxide Promising For Piglets

The year 2022 brings big change in the European Union (EU) and Asian swine markets. That's when the EU will ban zinc oxide (ZnO),...