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 completed construction on a $182-million expansion to its prepared meats plant in Winnipeg, which the...
Advancements in farm technology over the past several decades has led to the development of several automated feeding and weighing systems, including those that automatically monitor individual animal performance. The information collected by these systems has provided critical data...
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...
Scientific research holds the key to unlocking answers to African swine fever. That is where Pork Checkoff-funded research priorities come into play. On the upside, the U.S. pork industry has never dealt with African swine fever (ASF) at home. However,...
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...
Source: Bloomberg China is taking hog biosecurity to new levels -- 13 stories in fact. That’s the height of a building in southern China where more than 10,000 pigs are kept in a condominium-style complex, complete with restricted access, security cameras,...
In this episode of SwineTime Podcast, host, Dr. Spencer Wayne, visits with Wholestone Farms CEO, Scott Webb. Scott’s background in agriculture has given him experience working with both crop and livestock farmers; a feat which has proven its significance...
PigFlow Revolutionizes Pork Production Methods and Management, Will Showcase at 2021 World Pork Expo. SwineTech, Inc., the ag tech company that leverages voice recognition and behavioral tracking to safely raise pigs and reduce production inefficiencies, today announced that it has...
Reprinted from: PigHealthToday.com The upward trendline of sow mortality over the past several years is noteworthy and needs to be addressed. But until farms have a clearer understanding of why a gilt or sow leaves the breeding herd, progress will...
Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance- a price area or trend line above the market that is expected to prevent...
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