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USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Outlook: August 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for August 2019 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

1st Half: Elanco’s Revenues Even With Prior Year, Earnings Up 6.7X

Source: Elanco news release To view the complete report, click here. Earnings per share (EPS) improved to $0.10 (reported), or $0.28 (adjusted) for the second quarter...

Ownership Equals Responsibility By, Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Growing up on our family’s farm in South Dakota, there was never any shortage of work to be done, especially when it was time...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Topsy Turvy Week, August 12th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week was another topsy turvy week for the Swine Industry. Our observations.  Lean hogs average Last Thursday 53-54% U.S....

Adjuvants: The Biggest Variable in a Vaccine

There are two basic ingredients in killed vaccines: antigens and adjuvants. While antigens are well understood, there’s far less understanding of the critical role...

Strong Finish to First Half for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

U.S. pork and beef exports were above year-ago levels in both volume and value in June, according to data released by USDA and compiled...

What Livestock Owners Should Know About Vesicular Stomatitis, By Russ Daly Professor,...

Because it’s not a common occurrence in most areas every year, reports of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in the media often raise questions among livestock...

Biological and Behavioral Indicators of Stress in the Boar

With the advent of increased public awareness and appreciation for animal well-being in livestock production, it is becoming necessary to understand more specifically how...

Animal Care is on Pig Farmer’s Minds Every Hour, Every Day, By Ben Luebbering...

Source: RealPigFarming.com The moment I step foot onto the farm in the morning, I have animal care on my mind. Animal welfare is nonstop for...

USDA Releases “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook: July 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for July 2019 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Gets Boost, July 22nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There was some life in the U.S. hog market last week with October Lean Hog Futures gaining $5.71....

MSD Animal Health Names 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient

Award winner to present at multiple meetings with industry experts  MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is proud...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Will Pork Producers Have a Profitable Year? July 10th...

The pork outlook started this year on a downbeat, then in March and April markets recognized that African swine fever in China could cause...

Livestock Groups Continue To Push For USDA To Oversee GE Animals, FDA Resists

POLITICO reports: FDA is defending its regulatory turf in a battle over genetically engineered animals amid the farm lobby's push for USDA to take control...