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UPDATE 2-China posts highest Q3 pork output in three years as herd recovers

Source: Reuters China's third-quarter pork production surged to its highest in three years, official data showed on Monday, after producers built thousands of large breeding...

Illinois Pork Donates Over 1,500 Boxes of Bacon in Pass the Bacon Campaign

In an effort to get valuable protein further into our local Illinois communities, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) again hosted a “Pass the...

Promising Vaccine Candidate for African Swine Fever

Bloomberg’s Mike Dorning reported last week that, “The U.S. Department of Agriculture has potentially found a vaccine to combat African Swine Fever , a...

USDA Reports Hog Inventory Down 4% For The Year

The USDA's Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report shows signs of further contraction as producers seek to boost profitability, even as the industry tries to...

23 Illinois High Schools Receive Grant to Use Pork in Culinary Classrooms

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is proud to announce 23 recipients of the IPPA Food Service Grant for the fall of 2021. The...

A Look at U.S. and EU Pork Exports, and Chinese Pork Demand

In its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook report last week, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) stated that, “Pork exports in July were 508...

Sow mortality records need an overhaul

Reprinted from: PigHealthToday.com The upward trendline of sow mortality over the past several years is noteworthy and needs to be addressed. But until farms have...

Podcast: Addition of Hydrochloric acid to collection bags or containers did not change basal...

Dr. Su A Lee, a Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, explain effects of addition of Hydrochloric acid to collection bags...

Carthage Veterinary Conference, full recap and awards announcement

Carthage Veterinary Service hosted its 31st Annual Swine Conference on August 24, 2021 in Quincy, IL. This conference provided producers with quick fire sessions...

Genesus Global Market Report USA, August 2021 – Feed Conversion

Genesus Global Market Report USA, August 2021 - Feed Conversion Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics Inc. I had a conversation with a producer that uses a different...