Robert Stwalley, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University, shows a cooling pad designed to keep sows more comfortable during farrowing. The pads have been licensed to Innovative Heating Solutions of Winnipeg, Manitoba....
With a four-year, $630,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Mike Zhang, pictured above, and co-principal investigator XJ Meng are researching a nanoparticle-based vaccine to curb a highly contagious coronavirus among swine. Photo by Jim...
Dr. Megan Bloemer joins us to share her personal journey into the world of swine production and veterinary medicine. Dr. Megan didn't grow up on a pig farm and until college really didn't know a lot about the swine...
Collaborative, multi-year process was driven by farmers but informed by consumer expectations. More than half of U.S. consumers have made some modest changes in their purchasing decisions to be more sustainable, according to the Global Sustainability Study 2021.1 Today, the National...
Ryan Stohlquist says the new development barn adds flexibility to the family operation. Stohlquist Showpigs, located in Northeastern Illinois, is a leading supplier of pure and cross-bred animals to the show pig industry. Batch farrowing the 200-sow herd twice a...
Seaboard Foods, the second-biggest U.S. pig producer, said on Tuesday it is preparing to resume shipments of fresh pork to California customers after a state court delayed enforcement of a new law aimed at ensuring more humane treatment of...
Producer Panel: *Tork and Sawyer Whisler, Owners at This Ill Do Farms from Northeast Iowa *Adam Walters, Pork Finishing Manager at Tosh from Henry Tennessee *Shane Mcauliffe, Owner from Mcauliffe Farms in Kerry Ireland; 2000 Sows *Mark Slack, Owner from Slack Farms Tweed...
Facility will create 450 jobs and produce Wright and Jimmy Dean brand bacon – Tyson Foods leaders along with local and state officials in Warren County broke ground on Tyson’s new $355 million bacon production facility, which will create 450...
Future of feed on display as innovators showcase next generation solutions Fast-evolving science, market demands and farmer needs are all coming together to drive new product advances showcased at the 2022  International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. Among top examples are...
New chief veterinarian will lead NPB's team of experts in work toward foreign animal disease preparedness and protecting the U.S. herd. he National Pork Board (NPB) today announced recent staff leadership changes to help ensure its ability to deliver on...
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