African Swine Fever Preparedness and Preparation

African Swine Fever is the most important disease of pigs worldwide. The virus first originated in Africa, and largely remained there until 2007, when...

Verizon, US Cellular, and AT&T Risk Silencing Barn Alarms Reliant on Old Dial-Out Tech.

TOUCHTONE-DEPENDENT ALARMS RISK FAILURE AS CARRIERS UPGRADE NETWORK. AT&T and Verizon are shutting down old 3G networks and discontinuing landline services across the country to...

SwineTime Podcast Episode 28: PRRSV 144

In partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Pipestone Research has provided a rapid response to bring science-based answers to managing the emergence...

Maple Leaf is opening a $182-million Bacon Centre of Excellence

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is taking steps to ensure Canadians never run out of microwavable bacon. The Mississauga, Ont.-based food giant said Tuesday it has...

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...

Cost Benefits of Biosecurity for Pork

Find the best biosecurity fit for your budget By Tim Nelson Industry experts agree, keeping disease out of your farm operation is cheaper than dealing with...

Virulent PRRS outbreaks in grow-finish require fast action to cut losses

Source: PigHealthToday.com A particularly difficult variant of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus recently hit hog farms in south-central Minnesota. Henry Johnson, DVM,...

Firsthand research and experience with PRRS 1-4-4

Source: Hubbard Feeds Although the LLRC-1 wean-to-finish research barn is fully filtered, the reality is that it only takes one positive case of Porcine Reproductive...

Pork Checkoff Update: Federal Order Issued For ASF Protection Zone

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live...

Balancing an Unstable Hog Market

Bull markets, bear markets, strong demand, and supply chain disruptions – the last 14 months have been a market roller coaster. As a producer, how...
Translate Web in Your Language »