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How is COVID-19 impacting Minnesota’s pork industry?

COVID-19 has greatly impacted Minnesota’s food industry. Minnesota Chamber President Doug Loon interviewed those who work closely in the pork industry – from the...

Improving health of organic pigs

Quick facts The most common health problems observed on organic pig farms include diarrhea (scours), respiratory issues (coughing and breathing difficulty) and parasites. Once...

SwineTime Podcast #12: Understand the Hutterite Colony Farmers

SwineTime Podcast #12: Understand the Hutterite Colony Farmers A christian agriculture community, the Hutterite Colony, meets with Dr. Spencer Wayne from Pipestone. Through...

Podcast: At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison – Swine Health and Production Podcast

  At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a trusted podcast among the swine industry that invites veterinarians and industry experts to discuss recent...

Podcast, Episode 11: COVID-19 and it’s Impact on Pig Production with Dr. Beth Thompson

SwineTime host, Dr. Spencer Wayne, visits with Dr. Beth Thompson, Minnesota State Veterinarian, about COVID-19 and it’s impact on the Swine Industry....

As Meat Plants Stayed Open to Feed Americans, Exports to China Surged

Source: NY Times Smithfield Foods was the primary firm to warn in April that the coronavirus pandemic was pushing the United States “perilously near the...

Minnesota Pig Farmers and University of Minnesota Partner on Ground Pork Donation

In the midst of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Pork Board (MPB) and the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural...

Minnesota Pig Farmers and University of Minnesota Partner for Ground Pork Donation

What               In the midst of the worldwide COVID-19 Pandemic, the Minnesota Pork Board (MPB) and the University of...

King Introduces Bill to Indemnify Pork Producers for Euthanized Hogs

Congressman Steve King announces that he has introduced legislation today that seeks 'to provide Federal relief to hog producers who have been forced to...

Crews called to fire at Christensen Farms hog farm in Ilinois

A hog farm building was destroyed after a fire Tuesday night. Crews were called out to Christensen Farms just outside of Newman around 4 p.m. Newman...
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