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Hog Manure and Domestic Wastewater Management Objectives

The objective of this publication is to identify the differences and similarities between managing municipal wastewater and managing the manure from grow-finish pig systems. There...

Deadly swine-disease outbreak at buying station triggers search for mystery pathogen, By Daniel Gascho...

Source: PigHealthToday.com When a call came into the office last September reporting very high, unexplained sow mortalities, Daniel Gascho, DVM, didn’t expect it to be...

5 Reasons it Pays to Have a Partner in Swine Health

For three decades, Boehringer Ingelheim has worked side by side with the swine industry to deliver innovative, customized herd-health solutions, support the development of...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Pipestone Veterinary Services Update, By Hannah Walkes President, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Pipestone Veterinary Services shares in the global concern surrounding COVID-19. We take our responsibility to provide animal care seriously. We also understand the necessity of our...

U.S. under pressure to keep slaughterhouses open during virus outbreak

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking to reassure meat producers it will keep slaughterhouses staffed with federal inspectors as fears about potential shutdowns...

Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

2020 Recipients of Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease Seek Answers to Key...

The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease (AWARRD) provide more than $100,000 each year for research relating to infectious porcine respiratory diseases. This...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Foster Sows – Economic or Not?

Foster Sows – Economic or Not? Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. For many, leaving 10% to 20% farrowing crates empty because...

Pork Producers Seek Action on Imported Organic Soy

Farmscape for February 26, 2020 Full Interview 7:40 Listen U.S. pork producers are calling on the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the import of organic...

Csukker Elected as State Pork President

John Csukker of Columbus, Nebraska was elected as President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at their Annual Meeting held on February 12,...

Pork Leader Still Hoping For U.S. Trade Deal With Vietnam

European Union lawmakers have approved a free trade agreement with Vietnam that will eliminate almost all tariffs over ten years. Vietnam is an important...

Latin American Pork Markets Heating Up

In an area of the world known for hot temperatures, it’s only fitting that for swine genetics companies, the opportunities in certain parts of...

Pig Microbiota Insight: Part 1 – Meet the microbes

The intestinal microbiota is defined as a complex community of microorganisms of various species living in the digestive tract of animals. They represent the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...