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Source: Reuters Tyson Foods Inc (TSN.N) is diverting pigs from a Nebraska processing plant after a weekend fire kept the facility closed on Monday, the company and fire officials said. Shipping pigs to other plants seeks to avoid disruptions to U.S. pork production...
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Research Service (ARS) today announced that a vaccine candidate for African Swine Fever (ASF) passed an important safety test required for regulatory approval, moving the vaccine one step closer to commercial...
Mark Wright, President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) presided over the 2023 annual meeting of the Association membership. The Membership chose two new directors and re-confirmed Justin Hankins of Omaha as First Alternate. Austin Zimmerman of Wymore...
The Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) is proud to announce the 2024 Pork Ambassadors. Five college-age Students, under the direction of Sophia Lentfer, Education Director for the Association, will participate in the year long program. Olivia Vanderford is a freshman...
Mark Wright of Fremont, Nebraska has been elected President of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) at a director’s meeting held on January 19, 2023. Connor Livingston, Director of Sites and Mill Operations for Livingston Enterprise based in Fairbury...
Nebraska Veterinarian to Receive Top Swine Award Dr. Tom Petznick, a swine veterinarian based in Omaha, NE will receive the 2023 Science in Practice award at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference in September. For over 25 years Petznick has...
Steve Hoefer of Lincoln, Nebraska has joined the staff of the Nebraska Pork Producers Association (NPPA) as the Allied and Producers Services Director. He has been involved in the pork industry for forty plus years since growing up on...
Another week and another USDA update on weaned pig prices. We visit with Steve Toohill, Business Development Manager for the Carthage System as he shares his insight for how the weaned pig market has evolved over the last week....
Anyone involved in the pork industry is invited to the Nebraska Pork Expo set for July 17 in York, Neb. The program will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holthus Convention Center. Admission is free and lunch will...
Sheridan Wilson of Lemoyne, Nebraska, has been named the 2024 recipient of the Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship. Sheridan, daughter of Mark and Shandra Wilson, is a junior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln studying grassland...
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