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Coping with shortage of Vitamin A and E in swine diets

In January, the swine nutritionist team at the University of Minnesota shared in National Hog Farmer, how to cope with the shortage of vitamins...

Hogs climb through more resistance, buy hard breaks

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Union representing Worthington meat plant workers suing to stop new USDA rule

Suit says removal of limit on line speeds could lead to more injuries, unsafe meat. A food-workers' union on Monday sued the U.S. Department of...

NPPC Calls for Increased Funding for Agriculture Inspections at Ports of Entry

Farmscape for September 18, 2020 NPPC News Conference 30:24 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is calling for increased funding for agriculture inspections at U.S....

Sick Pig Identification: Part of Providing Excellent Pig Care

Early identification and treatment of sick pigs in wean-to-market barns can make a difference in whether that pig will make it or become a mortality...

Updates on Carcass Disposal Resources for Swine Producers

The MN Board of Animal Health (MNBAH) has updated its carcass disposal resources for swine producers. There are centralized carcass disposal sites that are...

USDA Releases “Feed Outlook” Report

To view the complete report, click here. The August 2020 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2019/20, and projections for the 2020/21 U.S. and global...

Hard times for Minnesota hog farmers significantly affect state’s economy

Minnesota's hog farmers contribute significantly to the state economy. According to a new study by Extension researchers, current and ongoing disruptions in the pork supply...

Resolution of Canada-United States-Mexico Metal Tariff Issue Positive for Hog Markets

Farmscape for May 28, 2019 Feature Report 8:29 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says the removal of U.S. tariffs ...
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