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Hogs correcting upwards

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which...

Podcast: Requirements for calcium by growing pigs

Dr. Vanessa Lagos, former Ph. D. student from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition lab, presented a talk in live in the Midwestern section meeting about...

CME live cattle, lean hogs fall on weaker slaughter

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle and lean hog futures fell on Friday as sluggish slaughter rates continue to drag on prices, traders said. "They're both...

Smithfield Foods joins Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s largest pork processor, is the latest food company to join the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance, a collaborative movement to...

Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donated Over 250,000 Servings of Pork to Illinois Food...

Donation marks over 3 million servings to date As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association...

California Pork Production Law Leads to Reduced Pork Sales

Reuters writer Tom Polansek reported last week that, “Seaboard Foods, the nation’s second-biggest pig producer, said on Friday it will limit sales of certain...

China Will Increase Pork Import Tariffs In 2022

National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) reports: The Chinese finance ministry says it will raise the import duties on most pork products in 2022. Reuters reports...

North American Meat Institute: White House Economic Council Not Very Economic

The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) today dismissed another desperate attempt by the White House Economic Council to shift blame for record...

The deadline to participate in the 2022 IL Pork Expo has been extended to...

As a reminder, the IL Pork Expo is the largest pork specific trade show in the state of Illinois. As an exhibitor you will...

Dealing with today’s PRRS

Jeff Okones, DVM, Pharmgate Animal Health First described in the late 1980’s as Blue Ear or Mystery Pig Disease, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)...
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