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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in northwest province

China reported another outbreak of the African swine fever on Sunday in its northwestern province of Gansu, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hope – A Pre-requisite to be a Hog Producer! October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market has shown some life in the last week with lean hogs gaining about 5₵...

The Maschhoffs LLC hopes to buy out Smithfield Farms of Albin

Big changes are on the horizon for Smithfield in Albin. Bradley Wolter from The Maschhoffs LLC hosted a supper meet and greet on Monday...

Purdue/CME’s Ag Economy Barometer Reports Farmer Sentiment On Current Conditions Slips

Figure 1. Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, October 2015-September 2019. Source: Purdue Univ news release To view the complete report, click here. The Ag Economy Barometer dipped...

Optimizing Postweaning Growth Performance in Pigs with ActiSaf HR+ and NucleoSaf 600

Dr. Joe Loughmiller Phileo by Lesaffre Swine Technical Services What are nucleotides and when are they needed? Nucleotides are the components of DNA and RNA in...

New CEO at Choice Genetics

After a career of 37 years in the pig genetics business, Pieter Antoon Seghers has elected to reduce his professional time commitments and pass...

Is Vertical Integration Good Or Bad For AgTech?blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law

Source: blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law, janzen@aglaw.us It has become common for tech conferences to have Shark-Tank style competitions among new startups. The winner...

The Effect of Encapsulated Butyric Acid in Nursery Pig Performance

Download the complete article This trial was conducted to determine the effects of an encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) in the nursery phase of pig production...

On the Ground Global Monitoring Helps Swine Disease Prevention

Farmscape for September 24, 2019 Full Interview 8:44 Listen The Swine Health Information Center says the cooperation of contacts on the ground around the world...

Clearing the Way for New Opportunities, By Bill Even CEO of the National Pork...

Have you ever thought about burning down half the buildings on your farm in one day? It might sound crazy, but that is exactly...

Bimeda® Launches EnroMed™ 100 Antimicrobial Injectable Solution

Bimeda® announced today it has available for sale ENROMED™ 100 (enrofloxacin) Antimicrobial Injectable Solution for cattle and swine. ENROMED™ 100 is an injectable antimicrobial solution...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Wild Ride Market Gyration Continues, September 16th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Monday, December Lean Hog Futures were 59.72₵ lb. On Friday, 5 days later, they closed at 68.70₵...

The United Kingdom: A Potential Opportunity for U.S. Pork

The United Kingdom will likely face a variety of challenges and opportunities as the deadline for a “hard Brexit” or exit from the European...

Improve Immune Response with Performance Trace Mineral Nutrition

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such...

Reviewing Humane Euthanasia Protocols, By Heidi Carroll SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field...

Unresolvable health problems and injuries occur in pigs in every swine operation and having a plan in place to humanely deal with these issues...