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Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status; expending resources to exclude specific pathogens and control the ones they already have. Maintaining a...
"Rep. Walorski was a huge supporter of the livestock industry and agriculture in general. Our members appreciated her common sense approach to our issues. Indiana Pork members in Jackie’s district had some of the closest, most genuine relationships with...
Farmscape for August 3, 2022 Full Interview 6:53 Listen The Director of Risk management with HAMS Marketing Services says profitability in the swine sector through this winter and into early spring will depend largely on feed grain prices. As...
Liane Hart, Verility CEO, works with a manager at a pork farm in central Indiana. Verility has closed a $3.5 million Series A round of funding, which will help the company prepare to commercialize its livestock fertility analysis platform....
Farmscape for July 5, 2022 Full Interview 6:50 Listen The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization reports the use of intrauterine vaccination as an alternative to needles to protect sows, gilts and their piglets from PED is showing promise. Researchers...
Source: Janzen Ag Law Here in Indiana, the fight against livestock or solar farms seemed to have moved to the county level. Interest groups are mobilizing to remonstrate against agriculture. Farmers and landowners can do a few things to improve...
BiomEdit, the recently established privately-held venture focused on microbiome innovation in animal health, today announced it will locate its global headquarters operation in the innovative and growing northeast Indianapolis suburb of Fishers, Indiana. The company chose Indiana and the...
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation at the AASV Annual Meeting in Aurora (Denver), Colorado, on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Interested students are invited to submit a one-page...
To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance- a price area or trend line...
Commercial producers are considering health management changes to improve both the rate and efficiency of lean growth. Substantial differences in performance exist between different environments and health management strategies. In a recent Purdue trial, pigs with minimal diseases via...
Tyson Foods, Inc. appears to be in an enviable position — management sees global animal protein demand outstripping the company’s processing capacity and they are working to catchup. “It’s a great position where our demand was very strong, and we...
Carmel-based energy strategy firm Solential Energy is working with The Maschhoffs LLC, a hog production company headquartered in Illinois, to construct a 3.06-megawatt solar array at the company’s Griggsville Feed Mill. The partners say the project will help offset...
Pork Academy is a series of in-depth seminars hosted by the National Pork Board at World Pork Expo. Join us to hear top industry experts share the latest in the pork industry. The following seminars will be hosted for all...
SwineCast 1194 Show Notes: The Swine Disease Reporting System team celebrates it's 50th edition with special guests to highlight the swine industry disease challenges and how SDRS can help. Joining the celebration are Dr. Brigitte Mason (Country View Family...
There are several ways to evaluate feed cost and feed performance in wean-to-market pigs. Each method can provide a very different answer for the producer on what is the “BEST” way to feed a pig. In a perfect world...