Effects of concentration of calcium and phosphorus and 1-alpha-hydroxycholecalciferol (1-α-OH-D3) on digestibility and retention...

Absorption of Ca and P by active transport in the small intestine is regulated by calcitriol, which is the active form of vitamin D...

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...

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...

Genetic diversity makes swine influenza a challenge for producers

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) is one of the primary respiratory pathogens challenging swine production systems in the US and around the world,...

Well-developed gilts create foundational success

Source: PigHealthToday.com A sow farm, like a building, will crumble if the foundation isn’t functional, said Joel Sparks, DVM, with AMVC in Audubon, Iowa. Replacement...

Comparing OEM and catalog motors.

Not all motors are created equal.   Know the difference and save money when purchasing replacement feed and fan motors for your farm. Catalog or stock...

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...

SwineTech introduces the PigFlow Workforce and Swine Management Platform

PigFlow Revolutionizes Pork Production Methods and Management, Will Showcase at 2021 World Pork Expo. SwineTech, Inc., the ag tech company that leverages voice recognition and...

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...