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Farmscape for August 10, 2021 Full Interview 9:26 Listen Researchers with VID0-InterVac have started analysing proteins that offer potential for the creation of a protein based Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine. Lawsonia intracellularis, a bacteria found in about 90 percent of the...
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 days low is above the previous day’s high. Gaps indicate a sudden change of direction...
The organic swine research program at the WCROC continues to grow. On September 1st, 2021,we started a new project titled: Integrating hybrid rye as a winter cover crop into organic pig production. This project brings together researchers and extension...
Source: Star Tribune A new report provides a model for sustainability practices in the nation's second-leading pork-producing state. The Minnesota Pork Board released a report Tuesday that outlines a range of actions to make pork production more sustainable and help the...
The Supreme Court of the United States rejected a challenge by the North American Meat Institute to California’s Proposition 12, a Humane Society of the United States-led voter initiative that passed in 2018. Proposition 12 is the strongest law...
Quick facts Using hovers reduces the use of fossil fuel energy in farrowing facilities. Hovers must meet the thermal requirements of piglets, especially during the first 2 to 4 days after birth. Hovers must also make up for reduced room...
In the podcast Swine Extension Educator Sarah Schieck Boelke speaks with Kaitlyn St. Charles with the Secure Food Systems team at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine about the results of a survey on trucker biosecurity and...
In hotter climates and seasons, heat stress can have a large effect on pig performance, regardless of their stage of production. Dr. Jay Johnson has been a wonderful asset to the swine community with his work on the effect...
Margins were mixed to slightly weaker across spot and forward marketing periods with relatively steady trade in both hog prices and feed costs over the second half of November. Cash hog prices appear to have found a near-term low...
With California's Proposition 12's (Prop 12) January 1, 2022, effective date for pork looming and the rules implementing the law nearly two years late and far from final, the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today called for a...
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