German pig market shrugs off swine fever discovery on farms

Source: Reuters German pig prices were unchanged this week despite the discovery of the disease African Swine Fever (ASF) in farm animals, German animal farmers'...

NPPC Urges Congress to Address Comprehensive Labor Reform

Seeks Year-Round Access to H-2A Visa Program The U.S. pork industry is suffering from a labor shortage that could increase production costs and consumer food...

Don’t Miss the 2021 Swine Health Symposium – July 28

The Missouri Pork Association is hosting its 8th annual Swine Health Symposium on July 28, 2021 at the Pork Place on the Missouri State...

USDA Releases Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook Report

by Russell Knight, Christopher G. Davis, William Hahn, Jerry Cessna, Angel Teran, Mildred Haley, Adriana Valcu-Lisman, and Grace Grossen The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook...

China’s African swine fever control situation remains complicated – official

Source: Reuters China's efforts to control African swine fever outbreaks among its pig herd remained complicated, with 11 outbreaks officially reported so far this year...

Lessons from a survey to assess FAD preparedness among pig owners in one Michigan...

ncrease awareness and preparedness of pork producers for a foreign animal disease outbreak. The MSU Extension pork team is in the final stages of a project designed...

China’s 50% Slump in Pork Imports May Cool Global Food Costs

China’s record demand for foreign pork is about to crater after domestic prices plummeted, potentially easing pressure on the world meat market and cooling...

Researchers Examine Role of Lysine in Increasing Sow Milk Production

Farmscape for July 16, 2021 Full Interview 15:48 Listen Researchers with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are exploring the potential role of lysine in stimulating mammary...

Germany has first African swine fever case in farm pigs

The first cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in farm pigs in Germany, the country’s federal agriculture ministry said on Friday. The...

In-Store Research Focuses on Ground Pork Placement

National Pork Board and partners launched a Checkoff-funded research project to understand how ground pork’s placement in the meat case influence purchases. Making a Difference...
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