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Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,Weekly Pork Export Sales A Negative Number , ...

LEAN HOGS: Open interest edged higher by 672 cars yesterday. Cash is strong and I’m hearing from multiple sources that packers are concerned, big time,...

Cost of Pork Production – Know Your Bottom Line

Do you know how much it costs you to produce a pig? Knowing your cost of production is key to maximizing margins and ensuring...

Cautious optimism in future management of ASF, By Joe Connor from Carthage Veterinary Services

Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com African swine fever (AFS) has not been diagnosed in the US, but many industry experts feel its arrival is inevitable. The disease has...

Smithfield Foods to Reappraise its Entire U.S. Water Supply Footprint, Increase Water Conservation Efforts

Comprehensive watershed analysis will inform updates to water-use policies, performance targets. Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced it will conduct a comprehensive watershed and water-use analysis...

Pork imports may hit 600M kilos this year as traders take advantage of cheap...

Source: CNN Meat importers are rushing to book orders of frozen pork from abroad for the next three months to take advantage of cheap tariffs...

Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donate 4,100 pounds of Pork to Central Illinois...

Everyday food banks provide access to healthy and nutritious food to keep families across Illinois from going to bed hungry. As part of the...

Podcast: The Long and Short of It with Jim Long Episode 13

 Episode 13 The Long and Short of It with Jim Long 1. Lean Hog Futures Market 2. Hog Supply & Pork Demand 3. The Cost of Sow...

The Underestimated Impact of Feeders on Sow Conditioning

Maintaining a sow’s condition during lactation has, arguably, the greatest overall impact on an entire production system—ultimately it determines the success or failure of...

Podcast: Disinfection – The Foundation for Effective Biosecurity

 Join us in discussion with Stuart Heller, NEOGEN’s biosecurity specialist to discover how effective biosecurity doesn’t cost; it pays. Today I am talking to NEOGEN’s...

Sow 114 Earns Most Improved for Q4

Let’s give a big shout out to Sow 114 for earning the Most Improved Sow Farm recognition for Q4 2020. Andres, the sow farm manager,...

Germany Tops 1,000 Swine Fever Cases as Virus Fight Drags On

Germany’s deadly pig-disease outbreak has topped 1,000 cases, delaying its return as a major meat exporter as the battle to stamp out the virus...

Tyson Foods Extends On-Site Vaccinations to Employee Families, Households

Company among first to offer free, onsite vaccinations for eligible family members at select plants nationwide. Expanding on its successful vaccination efforts in communities across...

Closing The Gap Between Semen Quality And Fertility

There is considerable room for improvement in understanding fertility as a performance drive. 

Scientists created chickens and pigs with integrated genetic scissors

Source: Tech Explorist Using the CRISPR/Cas9 method, genes can be inactivated or specifically modified easily. The technique consists of two components. The gRNA (guide RNA) is...

California’s Proposition 12 Threatens to Disrupt U.S. Pork Sector

Farmscape for April 20, 2021 Pat McGonegle 9:03 Listen The CEO of the Iowa Pork Producers Association warns California's Proposition 12 has the potential to...
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