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African swine fever, a highly contagious swine disease, is in the Dominican Republic. The disease does not infect people, but it can wipe out pork production in a region. Quick identification and containment are key to stopping its spread,...
A price channel consists of two parallel trend-lines providing support (bottom) and resistance (top) lines that contain price fluctuations.  Channels may be bullish (slanting upwards), bearish (slanting downwards), or neutral (horizontal). If you know others who would like to...
Gary Stitlzein was announced the winner of the Pork Industry Excellence Award at the Ohio Pork Congress.
Source: Harvest Public Network Al Wulfekuhle doesn’t take biosecurity lightly. The pork producer showers before he goes into a barn and again as he leaves and asks the same of his employees. He even built a truck wash at his farm...
Tyson Foods, Inc. TSN posted impressive first-quarter fiscal 2022 results, with the top and the bottom line increasing year over year. Sales and earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Quarter in Detail Adjusted earnings came in at $2.87 per share, beating...
Source: PigHealthToday.com A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance losses associated with the costly disease. The modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine,...
Margins continued to strengthen starting off the first half of January as hog prices were steady to higher while the feed market posted a mild correction. The recent USDA WASDE did lower crop production in South America as expected,...
About the Guest Casey L. Bradley was born and raised on a swine and mixed crop operation in SW Michigan. She received a B.S. in Animal Science from Michigan State University. After graduation, Casey worked for New Fashion Pork on...
The Editors' Pick series is a collection of some of the best-read Charts of Note from 2021. USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) editors selected these charts as worthy of a second read because they provided context for the year's...
What do Service Factor, Full Load Amps, and Service Factor Amps tell us about a motor. Livestock and poultry operations subject electric motors to very hostile work environments. Those environments alternate between dusty and humid, along with fluctuations in voltage...
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