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THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Congratulations Curt Youngs with ISU's animal science department is the new Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Agriculture. He's just the third to...

NPPC Renews Call for Labor Solutions, Other Essential Support for Pork Production Continuity

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) renewed its call for government help to prevent a severe labor shortage from becoming a crisis. The decision...

China’s pork imports to double in 2019 as swine fever hits local output: analyst

China’s 2019 pork imports are set to double from last year to 2 million tonnes, a Rabobank analyst said on Thursday, as African swine...

National workshop explores challenges and opportunities for enhancing the climate resilience of agriculture

MSU leads a climate listening session for agricultural technical advisors who are helping farmers adapt to changes in the climate during the National Adaption...

More than 100 pigs die after truck overturns in Kentucky

Source: Courier Journal More than 100 pigs died when a tractor-trailer overturned Wednesday morning on an interstate curve near downtown Louisville, police said. The truck carrying...

National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) Postponed to August 2020

Out of an abundance of caution and after careful consideration the 21st Century Strategic Forums team has made the decision to move the annual...

FCC Updates 2020 Red Meat Sector Outlook

Farmscape for April 6, 2020 Full Interview 11:49 Listen The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada encourages Canada's red meat producers to focus on...

The Importance of Inclusion Levels

Fifth in a Series It’s well known that using plasma in piglet nursery diets helps get pigs off to a good start. What you might...

USDA Issues “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Monthly Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2020 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Governments Invest In Food Processing Centre At Assiniboine Community College

The governments of Canada and Manitoba announced today that they are investing $300,000 in Assiniboine Community College to support a new Food Processing Centre...
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