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New Producer Outreach Director Named for IPPA

The Iowa Pork Producers Association has hired Emma Lasco of Roland, Iowa, as its Producer Outreach Director. She will direct IPPA efforts to enhance...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry, January 14th 2019

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Register soon for SowBridge and PorkBridge distance education programs ISU professor and swine specialist Ken Stalder said industry issues and participant input...

ASF Easy to Mistake for Other Infections

Farmscape for December 31, 2018 Full Interview 9:02 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center warns the spread of African Swine...

25 Years of Swine Research

25 Years of Swine Research Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre by admin on May 5, 2017 This presentation outlines some of the major...

International Travel Biosecurity, By Joseph Yaros, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations...

Parvovirus still poses threat to breeding herd

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ For as long as anyone can remember, pork producers have vaccinated gilts for parvovirus. Now that outbreaks are...

Iowa Pork Producers Announces 2019 Pork Congress

The 2019 Iowa Pork Congress will be held Jan. 23 and 24 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. This event, organized by...

Mexico: U.S. Pork’s Leading Volume Market, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Monthly Market Highlight Amid recent trade tensions with the U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican market remains U.S. pork’s top market by volume through September 2018....

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Welcome Join us in welcoming Laura Greiner as the newest swine faculty member at Iowa State University. She said she’s ready to...

Iowa State University to Lead Research to Increase Pig Survivability

A research project led by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University seeks to increase pork producers’ profits by improving the survivability...

Hog farm in Ashland raises concern over water and air quality

Residents of Ashland received a tentative permit from the Jackson County Planning Department for a new hog farm and slaughterhouse in Ashland on November...

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...

Wild Pigs Put Pecan Production At Risk, Shows Joint Noble-Oklahoma State Study

Source: Noble Research Institute news release Not that agricultural producers need any more problems, but there is a major one that can affect all types...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...