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A federal judge has sentenced Robert Bickerstaff, 52, from Rock Rapids, Iowa, to six months in prison for defrauding pork producers. Bickerstaff, who served as the regional manager of an Iowa livestock dealer, pleaded guilty to wire fraud, according...
Source: ABC The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed a long-standing precedent that allowed landowners to sue for damages when a neighboring hog farm causes water pollution or odor problems that affect quality of life. he Iowa Supreme Court on Thursday reversed...
“The people I work with every day are outstanding,” says Darl. “I never have to worry about calling someone on the weekends or the middle of the night when there is a problem at a farm. They’ll answer, and...
A research project involving swine dysentery was the top winner of a research poster competition, organized by the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) research committee and the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) in Ames. Swine dysentery can cause up...
Margins were weaker over the first half of December on a combination of lower hog prices and higher projected feed costs. While futures prices have been steady to slightly weaker recently, pork demand generally remains quite strong. Pork export...
Farmscape for May 9, 2022 Full Interview 7:33 Listen The Swine Health Information Center initiated Domestic Swine Disease Reporting System has once again been expanded, this time to include reporting on porcine circovirus type 2. The Swine Health Information...
If you want something more than a run-of-the-mill pork industry program, look no further: Iowa Swine Day offers the most current information on emerging critical industry topics by renowned speakers from the U.S. and around the world. Organized and...
Iowa State University veterinarians have taken on the role of gumshoe detectives as they investigate how an aggressive bacterial strain has spread among central Iowa pork production facilities. The bacteria, called Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP), has showed up in nine central...
Six teams of Iowa youth won scholarships while participating in the Senior Division of the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) Youth Swine Judging Contest. The event, which invites students from across the state, took place at the Iowa State...
Washington County pig farmer Matt Gent is the new president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA). He took over the role during the organization’s annual meeting in Des Moines on January 23. Gent and his family own a...
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