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A team of CVM researchers led by Kimberly VanderWaal (VPM) was recently awarded a 4-year, $800,000 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture...
Christensen Farms, a leading player in the agricultural industry, is going through a significant leadership transition. Glenn Stolt, who has served as the company's President and CEO for an impressive 13 years, has announced his intention to retire from...
In the podcast, Swine Extension Educator Sarah Schieck Boelke speaks with Guilherme Preis about his graduate research on the seroprevalence of Senecavirus A in U.S pig farms and biosecurity procedures to prevent indirect transmission. Listen to the podcast z.umn.edu/SwinePodcastEpisode36 (~33 minutes, recorded...
In a recent development, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has imposed a substantial fine of $300,000 on Tony Downs Food Company in Madelia, Minnesota. This penalty comes after a thorough investigation by the DLI uncovered that...
Farmscape for September 5, 2023 Full Interview 8:59 Listen A newly launched website offers pork producers and pork sector stakeholders direct access to data gathered through the University of Minnesota’s Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project. The Swine Health Information...
A contentious situation has emerged regarding the recent sale of a previously closed HyLife pork processing plant located in Windom, Minnesota. The disagreement revolves around property taxes and involves both the buyer and the seller. Premium Iowa Pork, the...
What happened: This week, NPPC and the Minnesota Pork Producers Association (MPPA) submitted testimony for the congressional record on the importance of trade to the U.S. pork industry. House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (R-MO) and...
Registration is now open for the 2023 conference: September 16-19, 2023   The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing...
Source: ABC State officials say the shuttered Hylife pork plant could reopen in the near future under new ownership, Iowa Premium Pork. This means some of those former workers could have a chance to come back. Last month, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS...
Land Investment Companies – What are they? We recently had a tract of farmland in my county that was sold to a land investment company. The selling price was over $12,000 per acre–outbidding any local farmer. I took a step...
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