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News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, September 13th 2019

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE ISU grad students and post-docs recognized by national magazines National Hog Farmer 2019 Rising Stars include Cesar Moura, part of Daniel Linhares'...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. July Net Pork Exports Up 35.6%, September 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some positive news for the U.S. pork industry is the increase in the Pork Exports and decrease in...

July Pork Exports Reach New Heights

U.S. pork exports were record-large in July while beef exports were relatively steady with last year’s strong results, according to data released by USDA...

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...

Hoop Structures for Swine

Pork producers in the United States who are looking for lower cost structures for raising pigs have shown a great deal of interest in...

Learn About APC & Plasma

First in a Series Who is APC? While you may have heard of APC, chances are you may not know much about who we are and...

Working Together Sets Industry Apart

Working Together Sets Industry Apart Both in research and in life, the qualities we seek for the perfect partner are much the same: similar values...

U.S. Pork Producers Celebrate Trade Agreement with Japan

The National Pork Producers Council today celebrated a U.S. trade agreement with Japan that, once implemented, will place it back on a level playing field...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Pig Herd Continues Massive Decline, August 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that July’s pig inventory had shrunk 32.2% and sow inventory had...

Trump says trade war with China will be fairly short

Source: Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he believes China wants to make a trade deal and the trade war with Beijing will...

Veterinarian: The More We Learn About African Swine Fever, The More Daunting Task It...

A veterinarian suggests the more he learns about African swine fever, the more daunting the task of keeping it out of the U.S. hog...

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...

High Hog Supplies and Uncertain Chinese Trade Add Volatility to Hog Markets

Farmscape for August 13, 2019 Full Interview 9:42 Listen HAMS Marketing Services says the trade situation with China continues to add a higher level...

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....

News now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, August 8th 2019

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Secure Pork Supply planning workshops Planning ahead for a Foreign Animal Disease outbreak may reduce some of the stress for you and...