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USDA gives Zoetis the opportunity to seek licensure for African Swine Fever Virus

Zoetis has applied to license a vaccine candidate, and USDA has given Zoetis the opportunity to develop an ASF vaccine and seek licensure for...

Preparing your swine barn for winter

Quick facts Help ensure sure your pigs and workers have a good environment throughout winter without high fossil fuel costs. Make sure the barn is...

It’s A Small World, After All, by Glenn Stolt, President and CEO, Christensen Farms

I recently participated in the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee ten-day immersion mission to Asia. While in Hong Kong we met with forty...

Hogs in sideways or neutral mode

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, October 8th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cash cattle were basically unchanged again this week. Feeder...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Confessions of a Combine Driver

I must make a confession. I am the combine driver for our farm and there are a few things that I need to confess....

Hogs broke over resistance

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which...

Pork Powerhouses® 2018: Ramping Up

Source: Successful Farming The 40 largest pork producers in the U.S. keep growing despite trade wars, lawsuits, disease threats, and falling markets. A plague of locusts...

Biosecurity is Key to Battling Foreign Swine Diseases By: Diane DeWitte, Swine Extension Educator...

Originally printed in The Land - August 24/August 31, 2018 In animal agriculture, especially when we speak about biosecurity, we encounter an alphabet soup of...

4 Key Factors to Ask About Pig Sourcing Bryan Myers, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Weaned pig sourcing has the potential to affect the profitability of an enterprise greatly.  Here are 4 things to keep in mind when considering...

African Swine Fever in China: What is the Role of Feed Ingredients in Viral...

On Friday August 3, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) reported that African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) had been identified in a northeast Chinese...

Hormel Foods Announces Retirement and Advancement

Kurt Mueller, Senior Vice President of Consumer Products Sales, to Retire; Natosha Walsh to Advance to Senior Vice President of Consumer Products Sales Hormel Foods...

Learning Where “The Puck Will Be” with U.S. Exports on an International Mission: By...

“Skate to where the puck will be.” While that quote is often attributed to the great hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Wayne himself credits his...

Impact of swine drinking water sulphate levels on gas emissions and manure nutrients

Author(s): B.Z. Predicala, J.F. Patience Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: Summary The impact of varying sulphate levels in drinking...

New 5-Quart Presentation of Triamulox™ Liquid Concentrate Eases Medication Storage, Handling for Pork...

Economical Solution for Managing Pneumonia, Dysentery A water-soluble antibiotic used widely in the pork industry to treat herds for respiratory and enteric disease is now...