Swine Health Information Center Calls for Stakeholder Feedback

Farmscape for May 11, 2020 Full Interview 7:18 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is inviting pork sector stakeholders to provide feedback on the usefulness...

Podcast, Episode 16: Nutritional Strategies to Slow Growth of Pigs During Special Circumstances

Sarah Schieck Boelke, swine Extension educator is joined with Lee Johnston, University of Minnesota swine nutrition faculty and Pedro Urriola, University of Minnesota swine...

Rotavirus infections lower weaned-pig weights by a pound

Source: PigHealthtoday.com Rotavirus infections in pigs have been around for decades. But in the last several years, the virus has re-appeared, causing diarrhea in neonatal...

Meat-Shortage Risk Climbs With 25% of U.S. Pork Capacity Offline

The U.S. is edging closer to possible meat shortages with another major plant taken off line. About a quarter of American pork production and 10%...

Coronavirus cases force third JBS meat packing plant to close

JBS SA, the world’s top meat company, will shutter its pork processing facility in Minnesota following an outbreak of coronavirus, adding to concerns that...

Feeding value and energy prediction of DDGS with differing oil content for swine

Quick facts Oil content of corn distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) doesn’t affect growth performance and carcass traits of grow-finish pigs if the sources...

Cargill-led fund to pay U.S. farmers for carbon capture, exchange credits

Global commodities trader Cargill Inc starting this spring will pay American farmers for capturing carbon in their field soils and cutting fertilizer runoff,...

Heat stress in swine affects production

Quick facts Pork producers shouldn’t overlook the effects of heat stress. Heat stress causes Lower feed intake in grow-finish pigs during the summer. Harmful effects...

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June...

EveryPig Helps Swine Vets and Pork Producers Collaborate Remotely Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Revolutionary pig health management and telehealth company EveryPig is urging swine veterinarians and pork producers to take advantage of telemedicine to reduce health risks...
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