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NPB hosted a webinar following the report release to help pork producers understand the publicly available information.The National Pork Board hosted a webinar on February 11 where experts spoke on the 2021 year-end U.S. pork export data, NPB’s international...
Source: Barchart Pork is a staple for people worldwide. While some religions ban pork consumption, the meat remains a very popular item on restaurant menus and at-home dining. China is the world’s most populous country and the leading pork consumer....
Margins surged over the second half of January as a continued rise in hog prices more than offset an increase in projected feed costs in forward marketing periods. Both cash hogs and pork continue to be supported by strong...
Paola Lancheros, former Master student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, talk about cell wall bound ferulic and coumaric acids in diets based on corn, and soybean meal or corn, soybean meal, and distiller dried grains with solubles are...
Source: Business World PORK PRODUCERS said support from private investors will be needed to help the hog industry recover from the ongoing outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). “The swine industry’s recovery may greatly depend on investment from the private sector,...
Source: Cornell In recognition of his pioneering work on livestock nutrition, Xingen Lei, professor of Animal Science, was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on Dec. 7.  Lei’s work has positively impacted roughly 1.3 billion pigs...
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NPB hosted a webinar following the report release to help pork producers understand the publicly available information. USDA released a Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on Dec. 23. This report shows U.S. inventory of all hogs and pigs as of Dec....
The USDA says the total number of hogs and pigs in the U.S. on December 1st, 2021 was 74.201 million head, down 4% from December 1st, 2020. That reflects a higher slaughter pace and lower breeding rate as producers...
About the Guest Brett L. Kaysen, Ph.D., is the senior vice president of sustainability for the National Pork Board. He leads the organization-wide effort to establish pork as the responsible protein of choice. He works to strengthen food chain and...
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