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Source: Sioux Falls Business Wholestone Farms, an entity owned by regional pork producers, plans to build a more than $500 million pork processing facility in Sioux Falls. Wholestone has exercised an option to purchase 170 acres in northeast Sioux Falls near...
Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems? We will elaborate on this in this article. What is a central exhaust...
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced that Prevacent® PRRS has been licensed for use in sows and gilts against the reproductive form of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), when vaccinated six weeks prior to breeding. Prevacent, a...
Get in the “Swineweb” with Acuity Swine Genetics. This newly launched swine genetics company owned by the Maschhhoff’s exudes industry excitement with cutting edge technology to revolutionize the Industry. Learn more below with our interview with Justin Fix;  Director,...
Located in Northwestern Missouri, Honey Grove a technology progressive hog barn, contacted the New Standard team design and create a new hog barn with the latest automation and comfort features to support up to 5,000 hogs. Highlight of the video: Gestation  "Designing...
Ventilation systems in hog buildings need regular check-ups to prevent environmental issues that can compromise pig health. Winter audits are especially important, with ventilation running at low levels with little room for error. “A lot of the winter is spent...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Markets were rocked by Geopolitical issues this past week. Lean Hog Futures declined. Corn – Soybeans jumped. Oil – Gas jumped. Stock markets fell. Our Observations Despite Lean Hog Futures falling near $5, Friday...
Various ventilation techniques are used  to raise the air quality in pig barns to a desired level. Many of these techniques use a specific type of fan to facilitate the required air movement. A frequently used fan in pig...
Farmscape for December 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:32 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports, in spite of disruptions caused by COVID-19, African Swine Fever research continues to move forward in Vietnam. To gain a better understanding of African Swine Fever...
Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Nearly everyone in pork production is familiar with the clinical signs of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), but not everyone has experienced a new variant within the PRRS virus 1-4-4 lineage 1C (PRRSV 1-4-4 L1C). For herds...
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