Keeping Pigs Warm in Cold Weather: the Niman Ranch Way

Call it sweater weather, call it hot chocolate season or call it just plain old winter, but it is here and it is cold....

High Herd Health Remains Saskatchewan Pork Sector’s Greatest Advantages

Farmscape for December 24, 2020 Full Interview 8:40 Listen A partner in Polar Pork Farms says high herd health remains one of the western Canadian...

German meatpacking plant told to shut after coronavirus outbreak

A German abattoir hit by a coronavirus outbreak has been ordered to close, authorities said, continuing COVID-19 difficulties in Germany’s meatpacking industry. The Weidemark plant...

Germany confirms one more African swine fever case in wild boar

One more case of African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a wild boar in the eastern German state of Brandenburg over the...

Lewis & Clark AgriFood Leads $7.7 Million Series A Financing Round in BinSentry Inc.

Lewis & Clark AgriFood, a St. Louis based food and agriculture focused investment firm, today announced the closing of a $7.7 million investment round...

COVID-19 impact on swine industry headlines 2020 virtual Leman Conference

COVID-19’s global-altering tentacles reached the 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference scheduled Sept. 19-22. This year’s conference will be held virtually. In addition, COVID-19...

Dr. Egan Brockhoff of Prairie Swine Health Services named Food Animal Veterinarian of the...

Congratulations to our own Dr. Egan Brockhoff on this well-deserved prestigious award! In recognition for his veterinary career, Dr. Egan Brockhoff of Prairie Swine Health...

China, U.S. to review trade deal, air other grievances on August 15: sources

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will review the implementation of their Phase 1 trade deal and likely air mutual grievances in an increasingly tense...

Sows’ comfort zone is between 18°C and 20°C

Do you know that sows’ comfort zone is between 18°C and 20°C? Above this range, the sow starts suffering from heat stress. The impact...

Get in the Swine Web: Top Pork Producer Dave Klocke From Pig Easy sits...

Get in the “Swineweb” with Dave Klocke From Pig Easy. Dave Klocke is a lifelong pork producer from west central Iowa, always regarded a...
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