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Learn from Each Other to Maximize Safety by Joe Wolfe, Live Pork Transportation Manager...

Truck rollovers and accidents, while rare, can have a significant impact. Transportation is the most visible step in raising pigs because we are traveling...

Hog Markets Very Dynamic and Unpredictable

Farmscape for September 12, 2018 Full Interview 6:41 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says hog markets remain very dynamic and...

Seven Key Questions to Ask Your Feed Supplier

In the wake of ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever in China, pork industry experts from the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers...

Singapore: An Exciting Market for U.S. Pork, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Singapore is an increasingly important market for U.S. agricultural exports, and U.S. pork specifically. In 2017,...

Purdue/CME Group’s Ag Producers’ Sentiment Index Rebounds In August

Purdue University news release The Ag Economy Barometer rebounded in August to a reading of 129 after falling to 117 in July. Although the producer...

Sharing Our Responsible Pork Production Story on the 2018 Heartland Tour, by Gregg Hora,...

by Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Gregg Hora, Iowa Pork Producers Association President Each year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) leads a group...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Futures Rebound, August 21st 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Futures Rebound   Markets many times move with few if any people expecting. Last week was a case in...

African Swine Fever Found In Third Chinese Herd

A third case of African Swine Fever has been reported in China. Three cases have now been found in three different provinces of the...

Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure to workers in swine buildings

Summary: Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure of workers in swine buildings Bernardo Predicala1, Stéphane Lemay2, Claude Laguë3, Shala Christianson1 Summary Three engineering control measures were developed and...

Heat Stress is a Big Deal, Cara Haden, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Between death loss and production impact, the estimates have the yearly cost to the U.S. swine industry to be around $300 million so far...

Workers arrested at Christensen Farms; criminal charges possible against company

Source: The Free Press federal indictment alleges a criminal conspiracy in which a Nebraska man supplied illegal immigrants to work for ag-related facilities in Nebraska...

Aptimmune Biologics and Kemin Industries Announce Partnership

Kemin Industries acquires equity position in Aptimmune Biologics and creates Kemin Biologics to market Aptimmune’s Barricade™ technology in swine  Today Aptimmune Biologics and Kemin Industries...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market not looking very Shiny? August 7th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Market not looking very Shiny? A year ago, U.S. 53-54% lean hogs were 86¢ lb. last week they were...

Oct hogs in downward channel

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...

Animal Ag Alliance Releases Report From 2018 “Taking Action For Animals” Conference

Source: Animal Ag Alliance news release The Animal Agriculture Alliance released a report today detailing observations from the Taking Action for Animals Conference, held July...