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As you may be aware, there are more alternative pig farms in Minnesota than there are large commercial farms. These farms are important for sustainability and make the food supply chain more resilient by providing pork locally but not...
Abstract Background Influenza A virus (IAV) is an important respiratory pathogen of pigs that affects pig health, well-being and productivity, has zoonotic potential, and has significant economic impact for producers. The ultimate goal is to maintain herds free from IAV. Due...
The Alltech ONE World Tour will mobilize the renowned annual conference to customers around the globe. Alltech is transforming its annual Alltech ONE Conference (ONE) in 2023 into a series of international events that will invite collaboration on the greatest...
Aramark, Pivot Bio and Afresh celebrated during Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Summit Rabobank, a leading global food and agribusiness (F&A) bank, today announced the recipients of its annual Rabobank North America Leadership Awards. The awards celebrate both large-scale corporations and...
  Early Pig Care Management As hog producers, we strive to provide a safe and healthy environment to raise our animals. It is crucial to take the following steps to start your pigs to ensure you’re providing a strong foundation...
Ralco has announced that the Jon Knochenmus Center for Innovation is fully operational with its first research studies being conducted. Ralco purchased this 13.6-acre site in fall 2020 which now includes a swine research barn, poultry research barn, ruminant...
SoundTalks® delivers early detection that leads to better outcomes Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the launch of its proprietary barn monitoring technology, SoundTalks®, which offers swine producers a new tool to detect and respond to respiratory disease up to five days...
Quick facts Some fungi molds in grain can produce harmful compounds called mycotoxins. Pigs consuming mycotoxins above their tolerance level will face health and reproductive problems. Submitting samples of contaminated feeds to the laboratory can help you manage your feeding...
Quick facts Hire and train employees who value safety and will promote it on the farm. Set a good example for employees and show you are not above the rules. Give and receive good feedback to and from others. ...
African swine fever is spreading at an “alarming pace” in Europe, particularly in the east of the continent, where the outbreak of the disease, a disease harmless to humans but highly contagious among animals, has raised fears of a...
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