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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...

Analysis: Major Players In Protein Sector Are Also The Major Players In The Alt...

by Phillip H. Howard, Civil Eats “As consumers are given the appearance of more choices, actual ownership of these brands is held by a decreasing...

Tube heaters for weaned pigs

We look at a different method to provide heat for weaned pigs using radiant tube heaters. Most systems using forced air or convection heating...

Hogs gap and fly

A gap is a hole in prices which occurs when the current day’s high is below the previous day’s low or when the current...

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...

Newly Established Protection Zone Expected to Safeguard U.S. Mainland from ASF

Farmscape for September 14, 2021 USDA/APHIS ASF Webinar 1:28:47 Listen The Chief Veterinary Officer for the United States is confident mitigation strategies in place in...

Congratulation to Elzette on Being Named Select Pride Partner

“Receiving this award is something I will carry with me for my whole life,” said Elzette, the health services assistant for Iowa Select Farms....

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Introduces New Swine Vaccine to Protect Breeding Herds from Two...

Solution helps maximize healthy litters and support reproductive health Reproductive disease in swine herds can be extremely costly for producers, not only impacting overall herd...

Iowa Select: Congratulations to First Place Multiplication Grower Team

“We come to work every day to give the best animal care we can,” says Randy, a multiplication manager. “We stay focused on improving...

China to buy more pork for reserves to support prices

Source: Reuters China's state planner said on Monday it will continue to buy pork for state reserves to support weak prices in the world's top...
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