Pork Giant Danish Crown Drops Climate Claim After Grocers Revolt

Danish Crown is putting on hold use of the phrase “climate controlled” to describe how its farmers raise animals for slaughter after allegations of...

Proper ventilation is key to maintaining animal health

Have you ever stepped into your hog building and thought it felt like a balmy beach day on vacation, only to realize that the...

CIH Hog Margin Watch: April 2021

Margins weakened over the first half of April as a selloff in hogs combined with a resumption of higher trade in feed markets to...

NPPC Congratulates Rod Snyder on EPA Appointment

The National Pork Producers Council today applauds the political appointment of Rod Snyder as senior adviser for agriculture to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

New Product Podcast: Dr. Jeff Okones from Pharmgate Animal Health discusses PRRSGard

 Welcome to the Swineweb.com New Product Podcast Report.  Pharmgate Animal Health is pleased to announce PRRSGard®, an innovative, modified-live vaccine, is available broadly in...

China’s live hog futures tumble on expectations of more supply

China’s newly launched live hog futures tumbled to reach limit down on their second day of trading on the Dalian Commodity Exchange on expectations...

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...

Understanding sow mortality: Part 1 & 2

Reprinted as posted on Swine in Minnesota blog. Adopted from February 5 & 12, 2021 Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project Friday rubric. Sow mortality...

UMN Swine Influenza Research Continues

Winter has arrived and we have seasonal disease concerns, both in the pig barn and with the caretakers. For the past year we have...

Laura Sherman from Christensen Farms, Recognized as Swine Manager of the Year

The Minnesota Pork Board recognizes Laura Sherman of Hendricks, Minnesota, as this year’s Swine Manager of the Year award recipient. The pork industry is comprised...
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