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U.S. lean hog futures rose 3.8% on Monday, notching their biggest daily gain since September, in a technical bounce from the three-week low they hit on Friday, traders said. "We hit the bottom end of the range so we are...
Large-scale family farms were more likely to have stronger financial performance than other farms, according to USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) researchers using data from the 2011-20 Agricultural Resource Management surveys (ARMS). ERS researchers categorized farms as low risk...
By David Widmar China Pork Trade in 2021 One of the biggest trade stories out of China has been its recent record-setting pork imports. The primary driver for the uptick in activity comes as no surprise: African Swine Fever (ASF). After...
Italy will cull 1,000 pigs after the first cases of African swine fever (ASF) were detected in domestic pigs in the country, according to reports. Two cases of ASF were detected on a farm in Rome's Lazio region on June...
Legislature asked for $60 million to kick off initiative in Mower County. The University of Minnesota is planning a sprawling $220 million research complex in southern Minnesota near Austin as it seeks to put the state on the cutting edge...
Farmscape for March 23, 2021 Full Interview 6:53 Listen A Swine Health Information Center funded study has found swine disease surveillance based on spatially balanced sampling offers reliable results but at a lower cost compared to random surveillance. In contrast...
Source: BizJournals.com Jeffrey Ettinger, who led Hormel Foods Corp. for more than a decade, is entering politics, seeking to win the 1st District congressional seat left vacant by the death of U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn. The Austin Daily Herald talks with...
Researchers want to move from monitoring disease in the US pig population to actually forecasting if and when a potential disease will occur, said Kim VanderWaal, DVM, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the University...
Source: Reuters The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) allowed three pork plants to increase processing line speeds this month as part of a trial program, reviving a policy that started under the Trump administration. The approvals will allow meat companies to...
Human and animal health is at the forefront of people’s minds now more than ever before, making Dr. Peter Davies lifelong career researching both subjects all the more critical.  His zeal for continuous learning and encouraging those surrounding him...
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