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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Freefall, April 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog futures continued to be the pox on our house, creating fear and financial calamity in the...

SwineTech, Inc. Secures $5 Million Series A1 Financing Round Led by Innova Memphis and...

Animal Health and Agtech company to aggressively accelerate sales, marketing and execution of product roadmap SwineTech, Inc., the animal health company that leverages voice recognition,...

Time to Prioritize Your People Assets

As pork production faces a long-term labor shortage, employee retention is critical. Every day on every hog farm, pigs are the priority. The objective is...

Chronic PED cases linger, setting the stage for elimination

The wild run of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) striking the pork industry in 2013 has slowed substantially. But chronic versions of PED continue to...

Heat stress in swine affects production

Quick facts Pork producers shouldn’t overlook the effects of heat stress. Heat stress causes Lower feed intake in grow-finish pigs during the summer. Harmful effects...

FCC Updates 2020 Red Meat Sector Outlook

Farmscape for April 6, 2020 Full Interview 11:49 Listen The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada encourages Canada's red meat producers to focus on...

Replacing dietary antibiotics with L-glutamine and synbiotics following weaning and transport in pigs

Download the Full Report Funded By National Pork Board Immediately following weaning, pigs must adapt to multiple stressors such as transportation, handling, litter mixing, crowding, and delayed...

Shuttered Quebec pork processor notifies producers it intends to cancel contracts

Olymel has told pork producers in Ontario who ship it products to process that it intends to exercise the force majeure clause due to...

Coronavirus upends global food supply chains in latest economic shock

In the fertile Satara district in western India, farmers are putting their cattle on an unorthodox diet: Some feed iceberg lettuce to buffalo. Others...

Biosecurity Remains Number One Defence Against Disease

Farmscape for April 3, 2020 Full Interview 15:25 Listen A Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine suggests, in an evolving animal health environment,...

CoBank Issues Report On Impact Of COVID-19 And Ag, General Economy

COVID-19 has brought the U.S. economy to a screeching halt, ushering in a recession in the process. For most businesses, the sudden stop to...

China reports new African swine fever cases in Gansu province

China has confirmed two cases of African swine fever in northwestern Gansu province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday. One outbreak...

Pork Checkoff Report Newsletter – April 2020

Build a Biosecurity Culture Dealing with the COVID-19 health crisis has been capturing everyone’s attention, but farmers have long known that following biosecurity measures on...

NPPC Urges SBA to Ensure Ag Businesses Can Access Disaster Loan Program

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) joined 30 agriculture organizations yesterday in urging the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to ensure agricultural business can...

Intrauterine Vaccination Shows Promise

Farmscape for April 2, 2020 Full Interview 9:50 Listen Intrauterine vaccination is showing promise as an option for protecting sows and gilts from disease. Researchers...
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