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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...

National Pork Industry Foundation to Award $2,500 Scholarships Application Deadline January 4, 2019

  The National Pork Producers Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship, which is sponsored by CME Group and...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Will the Pork Industry have a Better 2019?

Pork producers are expected to struggle with hog prices below costs of production through the winter. Record pork production and trade disputes continue to...

Understanding the effect of humans on pig behaviour

Read the complete article How does human behaviour and interaction in the pig barn influence an animal’s motivation and emotional state? The pig-human interaction paradigm,...

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...

Validation of a Low-cost Tool for Senecavirus A Detection, and Surveillance of Viral Prevalence...

Principal Investigator: Cassandra Jones Institution: Kansas State University Industry Summary: Senecavirus A (SVA), previously known as Seneca Valley Virus, is a detrimental pathogen in the United States...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 26th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - We taped on Wednesday, right after the release...

Indiana and Illinois Pork Farmers Donate Ground Pork to Help Feed the Hungry

Thanks to a recent win by the Purdue Football team, Hoosiers in need will have ground pork available to them this holiday season.   "Indiana Pork...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier Report, November 19th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Euro Tier Report   Last week we attended the Euro tier Trade show in Hanover Germany:   Euro tier is a massive...

Pork 2040 RFP: Understanding the International Marketplace

China Market Assessment and 20-Year Foresight Analysis of Pork and Processed Pork Product Consumption are the Focus of NPB’s International Marketing Research Initiative The National...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...

Thinking the Way Animals Do

As a person with autism, it is easy for me to understand how animals think because my thinking processes are like an animal's. Autism...

Weekly Pork Price Summary, November 2, 2018

Weekly Pork Price Summary, November 2, 2018

Colombia: Continued Growth for U.S. Pork Exports: by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Colombia continues to be at the forefront of rapidly expanding U.S. pork export markets. In 2017, U.S. pork and pork variety meat exports to...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, October 29th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - Cash cattle ended the $1.25 higher, while feeder...