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Analysis: African swine fever inflicts renewed toll on northern China’s hog herd

Source: Reuters A wave of African swine fever outbreaks this year has wiped out at least 20% of the breeding herd in northern China, industry...

Podcast: Maintaining a Sow’s Condition During Lactation | Todd Heisterkamp

Todd Heisterkamp was raised in a multi-generational farm family in western Iowa. Being a young man witnessing the struggles of his family during the...

Innovative Solutions for Simpler Barn Water Management

We decided to completely rethink barn water management because we believe there is always a better way. Whether it’s a more effective way to...

Uncertainty Over COVID Continues to Result in Hog Market Volatility

Farmscape for October 29, 2020 Full Interview 7:31 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says uncertainty over the what will happen...

Genesus Has Lower Sow Mortality More Salvage Value

  Genesus Has Lower Sow Mortality More Salvage Value Pig Champ is a major swine production recording system in the United States. In 2020 they had data...

Pork Producers Disappointed by the FPT Ministers of Agriculture Decision on AgriStability

Canadian pork producers are disappointed by the outcome of today’s meeting between the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture. On news that the Federal,...

Scientists Explore Role of Lysine in Sow Mammary Tissue Development

Farmscape for May 13, 2021 Full Interview 15:48 Listen Researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada expect to know by fall whether increasing the lysine content...

HOW TO MAXIMIZE THE BENEFITS OF YOUR WET/DRY FEEDER

One of the common questions we get after someone purchases our wet/dry feeders is, “Now what? How do I maximize the benefits of my...

Maple Leaf Foods Plans First Employee Vaccine Clinics as Efforts to Prevent COVID-19 Continue

Maple Leaf Foods is planning its first on-site vaccine clinics in Ontario thanks to a collaborative effort with the Peel Region Public Health Authority...

China’s soymeal futures plunge on pig disease concerns

China’s soymeal futures slid nearly 5% in their sharpest decline in eight years on Friday, as investors took profit and new African swine fever...
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