Federal Judge Ruling Disastrous for Small U.S. Hog Farmers

Left unchallenged, a recent federal district court ruling will result in a 2.5 percent loss in pork packing plant capacity nationwide, and more than...

Feeding system automates collection of performance data of small pigs

Advancements in farm technology over the past several decades has led to the development of several automated feeding and weighing systems, including those that...

Podcast: BinSentry CEO Randall Schwartzentruber discusses everything Ag Tech; from feed supply chain automation...

Co-founders Randall Schwartzentruber on the left and Nathan Hoel on the right  Randall Schwartzentruber is the co-founder and CEO of BinSentry who is an astute...

Increase Conception Rates with Simple Changes

Source: New Standard Ag Group A few weeks back, we had one of our clients stop by our Sioux Falls office for a cup of...

Hog Margin Watch: December CIH

Margins continued to weaken slightly over the last half of December as a significant increase in projected feed costs more than offset the impact...

Protein Substitutes in Feed Can Help Reduce Carbon Footprint of Swine Production

Animal scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have demonstrated that replacing crude proteins in hog diets with feed grade amino...

SHIC Reports Typical Seasonal Increase in Respiratory Infections

Farmscape for December 8, 2020 Full Interview 9:53 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports we are seeing the typical seasonal...

Common sense evaporative cooling

Make your pads last longer, the 80-80 rule, don't operate your evap system between 10 pm and 10 am, and airspeed is what makes...

New Corn Quality Concerns Publication Provides Timely Information for Swine Producers

Corn is a major ingredient in swine diets (ranging from 70 to 88% on a weight basis), which makes corn the primary energy source...

New AP Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader Offers Flexible, Reliable Swine Feed Delivery

The new Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader from AP adapts to a variety of configurations and capacities to meet today’s demanding swine production requirements. The Flex-Flo...
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