Producer Panel: *Thomas Titus from Elkhart Illinois, he is a Pork Producer and President of the Illinois Pork Association *Amber Portner from Sleepy Eye Minnesota, she is from Christensen Farms *Jurgen Preugschas, from Alberta Canada, he is the President at Five Lakes...
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...
Smithfield Foods announced it would pay $83 million to settle a court case that involved direct-purchaser class claims involving multiple companies in the pork industry. Food distributor Maplevale Farms filed the original antitrust suit in 2016 over allegations of price...
Rhishi Pethe is the creator of “Software is Feeding the World,” a free weekly newsletter about tech trends in food and agriculture, and head of product management for Project Mineral at X. The views expressed in this guest article are...
In this edition of Swine Doc Pod with Carthage, we get an update from the world of weaned pig pricing. We welcome Steve Toohill to the podcast - as the Business Development Manager for the Carthage System, Steve brings...
Source: Reuters China will buy a third batch of frozen pork for its state reserves, the National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday, to support hog prices in the world’s top pork consumer. Prices have dropped because of weak demand...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange cattle futures rebounded from multi-month lows on Monday, while hog futures eased on follow-through selling after notching a limit-down decline on Friday. Live cattle futures snapped an eight-session losing streak that saw the April contract shed 7%...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange feeder cattle futures dropped to a four-month low on Tuesday and live cattle futures eased as Wall Street tumbled, traders said. A surge in prices for grains used for livestock feed added pressure on feeder cattle, traders...
Source: USDA news release The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for February 2022 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report. To view the complete report, click here.
Dr. Benjamin Bohrer was awarded the Outstanding Young Researcher Award presented by the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Midwest Section and sponsored by DSM Nutritional Products, Inc. The purpose of the award is to honor young animal science leaders. One...
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