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When porcine epidemic diarrhea virus struck U.S. pig herds in 2013, the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory – which carries the nation’s largest swine caseload – scrambled to design a high-capacity test to keep up with the outbreak. The...
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...
Dennis Heemstra, proud steward of the land, emphasizes that most farmers are dedicated to preserving and improving their land. He and his wife, Lori, farm near Primghar in O'Brien County, Iowa, managing a 3,300-head wean-to-finish site and 700 acres...
Iowa Select Farms has announced the appointment of Nick McCulley as the new president of its pork operations. McCulley brings with him a wealth of experience, boasting a 22-year track record in the swine production industry. His expertise spans...
Eichelberger Farms has announced plans to construct a new Agricultural Science Center for the WACO Ag program and FFA Chapter. The state-of-the-art facility will feature two classrooms, two locker rooms, a kitchen, specialized rooms for rabbits, poultry, and swine,...
Pork producers across Iowa donated more than $43,000 worth of pork to local food pantries during the past few months. It was done in conjunction with the Pork in the Pantry program, organized by the Iowa Pork Producers Association...
Farmscape for May 9, 2024 Full Interview 23:49 Listen A multi-institutional team of scientists has identified a gene that breading companies can select for as an indicator of disease resilience in pigs. Researchers with Iowa State University, the Universities...
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, in collaboration with the Center for Food Security and Public Health, is offering regional meetings as part of the Iowa Foreign Animal Disease Defense Program (IFAD) to further develop our state's...
Authorities in Iowa have issued a mandate for the removal of over 7 million gallons of accumulated manure at a former swine site in southern Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has directed the owners of the...
The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) invites Iowans to nominate their favorite restaurant for the 22nd annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest. This highly anticipated event allows the public to help decide which establishment serves up the most delectable...
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