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Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus associated with sudden death of swine in North America

Dr. Matheus Costa from the University of Minnesota in collaboration with Dr. Brad Lage from Maple Leaf Agri-Farms share a case of sudden death...

USMEF Statement on Senate Approval of USMCA

U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO Dan Halstrom issued this statement: The U.S. Senate moving quickly to approve USMCA reaffirms the United States’...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, First Week of January Our Observations, January 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. hog slaughter continued unabated with 2,713,000 last week, jumping up from the two holiday-shortened weeks previous. We...

Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest

Watch the full interview or each part separately Full interview: Strategies to move more pigs from birth to harvest Part 1: Low weight piglets have trouble...

Evaluating the piglet grimace scale

Animal Science master's degree student Maria Lou and her Advisor Yuzhi Li are conducting research on the piglet grimace scale. The grimace scale identifies...

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...

‘Food Festa’ Showcases U.S. Beef, Pork in South Korea

South Korea’s institutional foodservice sector is undergoing a transformation that has catering companies and similar businesses searching for new products and suppliers, creating 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...

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. ...

PIPESTONE Donates Over 1 Million Servings of Pork Through Give a Helping Ham Program...

During the holidays we look forward to connecting with family and friends and enjoying a delicious meal with the prized ham featured in the...

Mixing your own swine feed

Quick facts When you mix and formulate your own feed, you are responsible for maintaining feed quality. Quality control is needed from the time you...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, CHINA-U.S.A. PHASE 1 TRADE DEAL Good for U.S. Pork Producers,...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday China and the United States agreed to a phase 1 trade deal with lots of details....

Niman Ranch Applauds Chipotle’s Cultivate the Future of Farming Initiative

“Chipotle’s announcement today clearly demonstrates they are willing to put their beliefs into action. We applaud their initiative to support young farmers and rural...

Scientists Claim They Found a Treatment for the Virus Decimating the World’s Pork Supply

Source: One Zero A new study suggests a 100% immunization rate Last month, a river in South Korea turned red with the blood of 47,000 pigs....

Influence of pig gut microbiota on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility

In this open-access article from the MycoLab, Dr. Maria Pieters’ team explores the influence of pigs’ gut microbiome in modulating their susceptibility to Mycoplasma...