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Farmweld Celebrates 40 Years Serving the Pork Industry

Over the past 40 years, U.S. pork production has made tremendous advancements including moving from outdoor lots to environmentally controlled building and raising more...

SHIC Calls for Stakeholder Input on 2020 Work Plan

Farmscape for December 9, 2019 Full Interview 6:21 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is calling for input from the pork sector as it formulates...

Nutritional Advancements for Pig Health, By Jon De Jong, PhD, nutritionist for Pipestone Nutrition.

Advancements in swine nutrition have led to strong gains in pig health and productivity over the years, and research is continuing to identify ways...

Study Finds Emissions From Hog Facilities Have Dropped 18% Since 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency uses air emission data from the National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS) to determine regulatory needs, but with data collected...

Low-oil DDGS provides less energy, more protein in pig diets

Given greater oil extraction efficiencies at corn-ethanol plants, the resulting co-products, distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), are lower in fat. That means less...

Genesus Global Technical Report. Selection for Sow Longevity in Commercial Pig Farming

Dr. Dinesh Thekkoot, Genesus Inc.   Sow longevity is a key economic component in commercial pig farming, as it is directly proportional to the herd replacement...

Illinois Pork and Illinois Corn Donate 5,500 pounds of Pork to Central Illinois...

As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board,...

Digestibility of calcium varies throughout gestation in sows, study says

Swine diets are primarily formulated and tested in growing pigs. Studies show the ideal ratio of nutrients, specifically the ratio of calcium to phosphorus,...

Fourth Generation Pig Farmer Planning for the Fifth by Building a New Finishing Barn...

Multiple groups in the pork industry teamed up to host an open house for the Charles Leitz in Milford, IL on November 14th.  Charles...

Hogs are headed south, sell rallies

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Monster Hog Kill on Tap For This Week

By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday November 12, 2019 LEAN HOGS: The cutout ripped higher yesterday in the wake of the $7.00 gain in the...

China’s COFCO to buy $100m of pork from Danish Crown by 2020

China's state-owned agriculture conglomerate COFCO said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy $100 million of pork from European pork producer Danish Crown in...

China, U.S Agree to Cancel Existing Trade-Related Tariffs, Chinese Government Confirms

  As the U.S. and China continue to work on an interim trade deal, on Thursday the Chinese commerce ministry said both countries have agreed...

NPPC Pushes for Trade Deal with new “Pork O’ Clock Somewhere” Campaign

  The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched a dynamic new campaign, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the...

Global Animal Protein Outlook 2019 – Growth Slows Down… as Doubts Gear Up

    Growth in global animal protein continues, but it is slowing. Uncertainty is a key theme for 2019. Uncertainty created by African swine fever, in...