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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers List 201, June 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week the 2019 Global Mega Producers List was announced during a virtual conference done by National Hog...

Pork Checkoff Names 2019-2020 Officers

David Newman of Arkansas named Board president David Newman, a pork producer from Arkansas, was elected president of the National Pork Board at the organization’s...

Influence of the level of dietary digestible Ca on growth performance, bone ash, plasma...

    Skip to main content Hans H. Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory Main menu Vanessa Lagos, a Ph. D. student in...

African Swine Fever Spreads To North Korea

African Swine Fever continues to spread throughout Asia. North Korea is the latest country to confirm the virus. The country's ministry of agriculture reported that...

IPPA Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners

Each year, the Illinois Pork Producers Association offers scholarships to students pursuing a higher education degree, at a two or four-year institution, who have...

IPPA and U of I to Host PQA Plus® Trainings This Summer

The Illinois Pork Producers Association and University of Illinois Extension are teaming up to offer a training opportunity for advisors needing re-certification in Pork...

Smithfield Foods Announces Goal To Reduce Solid Waste Send To Landfills 75% By 2025

Source: Smithfield Food news release Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced the company's commitment to reduce overall solid waste sent to landfills 75% by 2025. This...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 27th 2019

•This week in the markets - Live cash cattle were down $1 this week, while feeder cattle trended $2 to $4 higher. June live...

Amino acid and energy digestibility of an enhanced torula yeast and fish meal fed...

Yeast may be used instead of fish meal or other animal protein sources in diets for weanling pigs and there are several yeast proteins...

NPPC Statement on U.S. Lifting North American Metal Tariffs

The Trump administration today announced plans to lift the 25% tariff on steel and the 10% duty on aluminum imports imposed last year on...

African Swine Fever: What Producers Need To Know

The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry....

Stop the loss! Focus on Mycoplasma and Circovirus prove profitable for pig producers By...

The goal of boosting production and profitability for pork producers has led Joseph Yaros, DVM, and veterinarian with Pipestone Veterinary Services, to focus on...

Pork Producer Blog: Three Ways Pig Farmers Ensure Food Safety, By Patrick Bane

New technology will enable even stronger food safety through traceability I I wouldn’t be doing my job right as a pig farmer if I didn’t...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, May 6th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets – Cash cattle are down $3 for the week....