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IPIC to Offer PQA Plus 3.0 Advisor Certification Session September 10

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification opportunities,...

Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...

Fat-soluble vitamins: Beyond nutritional needs

Source: (2018 Proceedings of the American Assoc. of Swine Veterinarians) Introduction Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E are vital nutrients for all swine. These vitamins are routinely...

Apply Today for the Pork Checkoff Agricultural Marketing Fellowship

Applications may be submitted until August 8. The National Pork Board announces the opening of the application period for the new Agricultural Marketing Fellowship. Students...

Pork Checkoff Announces #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces

The Pork Checkoff has selected 12 college students to represent the #RealPigFarming Student Social Forces team this year. Candidates were selected based on their...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Antibiotic use at weaning can reduce acute illness in pigs

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The transition into the nursery phase for just-weaned pigs presents many challenges as they adapt to a...

Successfully Converting to Group Sow Housing

Demonstrating Management Practices that Enhance the Sustainability of Pork Production Activity 1.1 – Successfully Converting to Gestating Sow Group Housing In September 2017 two group sow...

MØLLEVANG AND PIC ENTER INTO A STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP

Møllevang, one of Denmark’s leading pig breeding companies, and PIC, the global leader in swine genetics, are pleased to announce that, effective today, the...

Lawsuit claims U.S. pork companies conspired to inflate prices

Several large U.S. pork companies were hit with an antitrust lawsuit on Thursday, accusing them of conspiring to inflate pork prices in an effort...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Prices Continue to Increase! June 25th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week some U.S. lean hog prices reached 86¢ getting even closer to the 90¢ lean which we...

PCV2: Future considerations for an evolving virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ In the growing pig, PCV2 impacts the animal’s ability to thrive, resulting in post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome....

Pork Must Adapt to Digital Marketing

Farmscape for June 19, 2018 Full Interview 10:29 Listen The Vice President Domestic Marketing with the National Pork Board says its critical for pork...

World Pork Expo Wraps Up 30 Years; Sets Sights On Future

Record numbers of exhibitors, seminars and live hogs reflect a vibrant industry In search of new ideas and solutions, not just for today but for...

Heat stress: How much does it drain your pigs and profits?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ First in a series Most people in the pork industry know the toll heat stress takes on pigs:...