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Swine Vet Center launches new website for pork industry

The Swine Vet Center, a clinic with 15 veterinarians focused on pig health, has launched a new website to keep its customers and the...

Veterinary Feed Directive – Year One in Review, By Elizabeth Ferry, Michigan State University

To gain a better understanding of the direct impacts to farmer raising animals for food productions MSU Extension led a nationwide survey to help...

Union representing Worthington meat plant workers suing to stop new USDA rule

Suit says removal of limit on line speeds could lead to more injuries, unsafe meat. A food-workers' union on Monday sued the U.S. Department of...

Optimizing Postweaning Growth Performance in Pigs with ActiSaf HR+ and NucleoSaf 600

Dr. Joe Loughmiller Phileo by Lesaffre Swine Technical Services What are nucleotides and when are they needed? Nucleotides are the components of DNA and RNA in...

U.S. hog market could see biggest boost post-trade war

A long-time commodities broker expects the U.S. hog market to benefit the most once the trade war with China is over. Virginia McGathey founded her...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1st U.S.D.A Hogs and Pigs Report More Pigs Than...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   September 1st U.S.D.A Hogs and Pigs Report More Pigs Than Ever September 1st (x 1,000 head) The U.S.D.A. inventory of market hogs...

Tatum Odland Awarded 2019 Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship

Zinpro Corporation, the industry leader in performance trace mineral nutrition for livestock, poultry, aquaculture and companion animals, today announced that the 2019 Zinpro/Schugel Scholarship...

The Effect of Encapsulated Butyric Acid in Nursery Pig Performance

Download the complete article This trial was conducted to determine the effects of an encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) in the nursery phase of pig production...

Clearing the Way for New Opportunities, By Bill Even CEO of the National Pork...

Have you ever thought about burning down half the buildings on your farm in one day? It might sound crazy, but that is exactly...

SwineTech Wins The THRIVE-Forbes Innovation Icon Award + $100,000 Investment From SVG Ventures

SwineTech and BinSentry Win The THRIVE-Forbes Innovation Icon Award – Including An Investment Of $100,000 Each From SVG Ventures – At The Forbes AgTech...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Dear Farmers: 10 Suggestions to Help You in...

Okay, we know farming is not easy, and there can be significant stresses. Farming is like a rollercoaster.–volatility is the only constant. Not only...

Sorting sows by parity reduces aggression in group-housing systems

Quick facts Grouping sows by parity can improve performance and well-being of young sows in group-gestation housing systems. Improving young sow performance can help improve...

Pork Checkoff Moving Remittance Payments Into Online System

The National Pork Board announced today plans to migrate Pork Checkoff remittances to its online platform. The online Checkoff remittance system is designed to...

Don’t Sweat Heat Stress, By Brent Sexton, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Services

Heat stress is an economically important issue and can have severe consequences if proper precautions are not taken. Through a variety of management techniques,...

Taking a look at African Swine Fever one year later, By Diane DeWitte, University...

A year ago, on August 3, 2018, the Chinese government reported an occurrence of African Swine Fever (ASF) in their country. At that time,...