What to do if your pork packing plant is closed

Are you impacted by a pork packing plant closure due to COVID-19 and have pigs scheduled to ship in the near future and wondering...

New Economic Study: African Swine Fever Outbreak in the US Could Cost $50 Billion

Economists study two scenarios indicating the economic impact of ASF in the U.S. A new study(1) conducted by agricultural economists at Iowa State University...

Pork Quarterly Q2 2020: Covid-19 Crisis Disrupts Global Pork Industry

Consumer pork demand has suffered a near-term shock due to global quarantine measures, while the production and packing sectors struggle with supply chain disruption,...

Impacts on Food Production in a World Plagued by Covid-19 | Kevin Ladwig

Listen to the Complete Podcast Summary Kevin leads MSAB Capital, a corporate venture fund of Johnsonville Holdings, investing in early stage companies in life sciences and...

Loading and Unloading Animals Properly

Source: Temple Grandin This truck loading/unloading facility has the dock elevated to truck height. For all species, a plant should have sufficient unloading ramp capacity so...

Q&A with Paul Willis, Niman Ranch Founding Hog Farmer

  How did you come to care about the good food movement and good food for all? Paul Willis: Being a lifelong farmer, good food produced...

Podcast: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Swine Industry | Dr. Gordon Spronk

Listen to the complete Podcast Summary Dr. Gordon Spronk is a native of the Pipestone, Minnesota agricultural community. Upon completion of his education with a DVM...

Get in the Swine Web- Q&A with Illinois Pork Producer Kathryn Helmink

Get in the Swine Web is a series of Pork Industry professionals which engage in a Question and Answer session. These professionals talk about...

PodCast: Life as a Pork Producer and Veterinarian During COVID-19 | Dr. Peter Schneider

Listen to the complete Podcast here Life as a Pork Producer and Veterinarian During COVID-19 | Dr. Peter Schneider Summary Dr. Schneider received a DVM from Iowa...

How to Butcher a Pig for Home Use

The University of Minnesota Extension Swine Team has created a video on how to butcher a pig for home use. With...
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