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Are You a Responsible User of Antibiotics?By: Dr. Cara Haden, Swine Veterinarian

As an industry, we have set guidelines for ourselves through the PQA program on what responsible antibiotic use looks like. If your interaction with...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

Business Strategies for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone...

In commodity production, high prices are the result of more demand than supply. In the past 20 years, the pork industry has been fortunate to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producer Exits, August 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday it was announced that Goldsboro Milling – Maxwell Foods would be exiting the Swine Industry. A...

Tackling Agro-Terrorism and Agro-Crime, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory Consulting

Sometimes, unlikely events happen.  That fact is clearer now more than anytime I can recall.  Six months ago, who could have imagined that millions...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Continue to Strengthen, July 20th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Pork Cut-outs Continue to Strengthen This past week we saw some improvement once again in pork cut-outs. A...

A proven safe and effective disinfecting alternative, By Scott Dee Director of Research for...

Ag Forte Pro has been proven to improve sanitation and bio-security of pig barns and livestock transport trucks, while being safe and easy to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, June 1 U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Glass Half...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The June 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report had what in our opinion some interesting numbers Some Observations The breeding...

How Would Veterinary Diagnostic Labs Test for African Swine Fever? By Russ Daly South...

Biosecurity of our national swine herd is a major focus of our response to African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks that have swept through China...

Managing MLV PRRS vaccines for optimum performance and returns, By Joseph F. Connor, DVM,...

Source: PigHealthToday.com As the world awaits a vaccine for COVID-19, it’s an opportune time to think about the value of vaccines and the importance of...
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