Featured Stories

Latest Content

China, U.S Agree to Cancel Existing Trade-Related Tariffs, Chinese Government Confirms

  As the U.S. and China continue to work on an interim trade deal, on Thursday the Chinese commerce ministry said both countries have agreed...

Rabobank: Pork Producers Remain Cautious on Expansion as Risks Outweigh Rewards

Latest edition: Pork Quarterly Q4 2019 – Producers Remain Cautious on Expansion as Risks Outweigh Rewards Global pork prices continue to rise, as protein shortfalls...

National Pork Board Study Defines China’s Growing Need For Protein

  New research details ways that U.S. pork can fill China’s immediate protein gap A new report from the National Pork Board digs into the growing...

Good to be a Pig Farmer, By Al Juhnke, NPPA Executive Director

As another October “Pork Month” ends, some observations about Nebraska’s pig farmers are in order. We often get caught up in the challenges our...

Pork Checkoff Video Series Provides High-Tech View of Today’s Pig Farming

A new cutting-edge video series from the National Pork Board  creates opportunities for farmers and others involved in pork production to share with consumers...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...

Changes in Ammonia Emissions from North Carolina Swine Lagoons Associated with Improved Production Management

Download the complete report Industry Summary: Swine production and manure management and storage have been implicated asa major and increasing source of ammonia (NH3) emissions...

Is Vertical Integration Good Or Bad For AgTech?blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law

Source: blog by Todd Janzen Ag Law, janzen@aglaw.us It has become common for tech conferences to have Shark-Tank style competitions among new startups. The winner...

African Swine Fever Identified in South Korea

African Swine Fever continues to spread in Southeast Asia. In this edition of Pork Pod, Pork Checkoff director of swine health programs Dr. Patrick...

USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection For The First Time In Over 50 Years

Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 17th 2019

First Case of African Swine Fever Reported in South Korea By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 17, 2019   LEAN HOGS: The first case of...

Nebraska Pork Officials Travel to Japan and Vietnam for Trade Talks

Pork is the number one meat consumed by the people of Japan and Vietnam. These countries have the potential to be a major export...

The right combination of a brilliant concept and a robust pig

A passion for animals is of great importance in pig farming – something that is familiar to Edwin Elshof. A passion for animals, in...

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,...

Improve Immune Response with Performance Trace Mineral Nutrition

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such...