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...

USDA: Meat Plants Employ Close To A Third Of The Food And Beverage Manufacturing...

According to the latest available Federal data, in 2018, the U.S. food and beverage manufacturing sector employed more than 1.7 million people, or just...

Study: Minnesota pork industry to take estimated $660 million hit due to COVID-19

Even before COVID-19, Minnesota’s pork farmers had been having a tough time, with trade disputes holding down farm profits for the last few years. Just...

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...

Real World Study Confirms Ability of Viruses to Survive in Feed

Farmscape for May 15, 2020 Full Interview 11:41 Listen Research conducted on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center has confirmed the ability of viruses...
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