In the podcast Swine Extension Educator Sarah Schieck Boelke speaks with current University of Minnesota graduate student Edward Yang about his Ph.D. research. Edward’s Ph.D. research is looking at how feeding programs can affect the sustainability of pork production.  
Source: USDA news release The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for June 2022 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report. To view the report click here.
Hormel Foods, and Target along with MBOLD, a coalition of Minnesota-based food and agriculture business leaders and innovators, have joined forces to support an innovative agriculture pilot project. The project will focus on advances in soil health practices to...
Source: ABC Jack Cresswell keeps a close eye on the feral pigs on his property from his living room. Key points: Drones can be used for anything from seed dispersal in rough terrain to spot spraying chemicals The technology has improved exponentially in...
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...
The Minnesota Pork Producers Association (MPPA) announces Jill Resler will be the organization’s next CEO, effective immediately. Resler has held multiple roles in her 13-year tenure with Minnesota Pork, most recently serving as chief operating officer (COO) and interim...
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for May 2022 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Access the...
Introduction There is no best way to dispose of swine mortality carcasses. While some methods may work well for managing routine mortalities, the ability to scale them up to handle large numbers can be difficult. These methods may not adapt...
Quick facts Including up to 9 percent crude glycerol in lactating sow diets likely doesn’t affect sow performance compared to a typical corn-soybean meal diet. Dietary crude glycerol doesn’t appear to improve the sow's ability to cope with heat...
Unique all-natural solutions fit the future to boost farmer profits   Rising demand for science-fuelled, all-natural feed additives is driving a new era of expansion for Advanced Ag Products. The company has announced a broad swath of new progress to support cattle,...
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