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News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE People news at Iowa State Jay Harmon, interim associate dean for extension and outreach programs and interim director of AG and Natural...

Pork Industry Releases New Sustainability Report

Report and porkcares.org share successes and set stage for future improvement Today, the pork industry released its new sustainability report, Commit and Improve: Pig Farmers’...

Iowa Candidates Vie for Youth Leadership Team

Many Candidates Vie for Youth Leadership Team Fifteen young women and men are competing for three positions on the 2020 Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA)...

Jennifer Ruby joins the PigEasy team as Sales Manager

Jennifer is joining us as team Sales Manager.  Jennifer comes to PigEasy with 7 years of experience in swine production from boar stud to...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 7th 2020

Large Volume and Higher Open Interest on Cattle Rally By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday January 7, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Hog futures pushed into new...

NPPC Response to January 5, 2020, 60 Minutes Story

In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Go Figure – Fewer Hogs Means Less Export, January 6th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last Friday, lean hog futures decreased in some months the limit.  The market story was primarily due to...

PorkBridge Educational Series for 2020 Begins February 6th

Since 2005, PorkBridge has provided relevant and timely information to grow-finish swine producers and other industry professionals across the U.S. and around the world...

Seminars and Training at the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress

Seminars and Training at the 2020 Iowa Pork Congress Topics from practical information to outlooks for future decision-making  Midwest pig farmers who attend the 2020 Iowa...

Managing Mycotoxins in Pig Feeds.

By Joe Loughmiller, PhD Phileo by Lesaffre Background: Crop production, harvest and storage improvements have reduced the amount and number of mycotoxins in feed grains. ...

Seven Organization Sue USDA Over Its Revised Pork Processing Regulations

Seven organizations dedicated to protecting the animals, people, and environments that suffer due to industrial animal agriculture filed a lawsuit today against the U.S....

IPPA Applauds House Action on USMCA

The Iowa Pork Producers Association supports actions taken today by the U.S. House when it passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). "Exports are important to Iowa...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, December 16th 2019

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Extension swine specialist position open If you or someone you know has been thinking about getting into Iowa State extension work, now...

Iowa Select Farms was Honored to be Recognized as a Venture Award Recipient

“I am sure no other Iowa Venture Award recipient has ever so significantly impacted so many rural Iowa electric cooperatives, members, and communities than...

Pig-Group Ski Seminar Set for February 12-14 at Copper Mountain

You are invited to sharpen your pig knowledge vision to 20/20 at the Pig Ski conference, February 12-14, 2020 at beautiful Copper Mountain, Colorado!...