USMEF Virtual Conference Highlights Market Diversification, Logistical Challenges, Trade Policy Outlook

Representing a wide range of agricultural sectors, members of the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) gathered in a virtual format for the federation’s annual...

APC Announces New President & CEO

APC is pleased to announce that Jerry Frankl has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. He succeeds Louis...

North American Meat Institute Calls For Moratorium On Prop 12 Enforcement

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...

Which wipes are better to detect flu: udder skin or nasal wipes?

Reprinted as posted on Swine in Minnesota blog. Adapted from December 14, 2020 Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project Friday rubric. Dr. Albert Canturri from...

Podcast: ASF Confirmed in the Dominican Republic

Episode Details Swine Extension Educators Sarah Schieck Boelke and Diane DeWitte speak with Dr. Cesar Corzo, UMN veterinarian and associate professor in the College of...

U.S. live cattle futures extend slide; lean hogs rebound

ME Group live cattle futures fell on Monday, extending their slide to eight straight sessions on long liquidation and signs that surging wholesale beef...

A case for batch farrowing

Batch farrowing used to be a common practice, but as farms got bigger, continuous-flow production became the norm. Now it appears batch farrowing is...

Save the date for Allen D. Leman Conference

The 2021 Allen D. Leman Conference is scheduled for September 18 – 21 in St. Paul, MN. The Allen D. Leman Conference is an...

Anderson, Drager, Marotz, and Mouw Elected to MPPA Board

John Anderson, Belgrade; Bill Drager, Mapleton; Todd Marotz, Sleepy Eye; and Mike Mouw, Leota were elected to the Minnesota Pork Producers Association (MPPA) during...

Cold Storage Pork Levels Drive Tighter Meat and Poultry Stocks

Source: Fb.org hroughout much of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of the food supply chain, from retail disruptions as consumers emptied out...
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