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News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, July 11th 2019

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Iowa Swine Day 2019 Draws Record Attendance From its humble rebirth in 2012, Iowa Swine Day has grown in terms of attention...

Iowa Swine Day 2019 Draws Record Crowd

The 8th annual Iowa Swine Day took place at Iowa State University on June 27 with a record 570 people attending. The event attracted...

Master Pork Awards Nominations Due August 1

Nominations for 2019 Master Pork Producers, Master Pork Partners, and the Environmental Steward Award are now being accepted by the Iowa Pork Producers Association....

Optimal conditions in the farrowing unit put nursery pigs in pole position

Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa The most important parameters for a pig producer is the number of healthy pigs weaned/sow/year and their weaning...

Antimicrobial Resistance: We don’t have all the answers yet! By: Dr. Carissa Odland from...

Late in the day as you are watching the evening news you learn about an individual who was confirmed with an antibiotic resistant bacterial...

SHIC Reports Sporadic Increase in Neurological Diseases in Swine

Farmscape for June 24, 2019 Full Interview 12:02 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says U.S. veterinarians are reporting sporadic...

Mitigating Heat Stress in Sows with ActiSaf HR

Dr. Joe Loughmiller j.loughmiller@phileo.lesaffre.com Senior Swine Technical Services Manager What is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when a pig is unable to maintain a comfortable body temperature due...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, June 14th 2019

.................................................................. THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE More ISU Students Earn Scholarships The Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers has announced recipients of 15 $250 scholarships in honor of the...

USDA-ARS Scientist Honored for Swine Influenza Studies

Dr. Amy Vincent a scientist affiliated to the Agricultural Research Service National Animal Diseases Center in Ames, IA. is a co-recipient of the Arthur...

IPIC to Offer PQAPlus 4.0 Advisor Certification Session on August 9

Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University continues to work with industry professionals in offering Pork Quality Assurance Plus 4.0 advisor certification opportunities,...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 11th 2019

July Hogs Need to Take Out Last Week's Highs By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday June 11, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash hog prices were not...

Leaky Gut and Inflammation in Animals

The gastrointestinal tract is among the largest immune organs in the body, responsible for up to 70 percent of the animal’s immune response activity....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers List 201, June 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week the 2019 Global Mega Producers List was announced during a virtual conference done by National Hog...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producers, June 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Pork Commentary, June 3rd, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Global Mega Producers   This Thursday the list of 2018’s Global Mega...