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...

An Automated Scraper System for Swine Confinement Facilities

Teng Teeh Lim Extension agricultural engineer Commercial Agriculture Program and Food Systems and Bioengineering, University of Missouri David B. Parker Research leader Environmental Management Research Unit, USDA-ARS, U.S. Meat...

Veterinarians, mind your mental health

Veterinarians, whether specializing in large or small animals, deal with stress under the best circumstances. But in this time of difficult decisions for pork...

MSU Extension Farm Stress Program partners to connect farmers with mental health services

Farmers can now access counseling with licensed therapists via teletherapy. Michigan State University Extension’s Farm Stress Program is now equipped to connect farmers experiencing stress...

Elanco Releases Healthy Purpose 2030 Sustainability Commitments

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced its first sustainability commitments, just two years after becoming an independent company. The decade-long commitments support...

Check out these simple steps on how to effectively improve your farm perimeter biosecurity.

Implement strict biosecurity barrier controls, and utilize Virkon™ S broad spectrum disinfectant to help prevent the introduction and spread of African Swine Fever (ASF)...

University Of Illinois Researcher Finds U.S. Agricultural Water Use Declining For Most Crops And...

limate change and a growing world population require efficient use of natural resources. Water is a crucial component in food production, and water management...

Ideas to Fine Tune Your Operation

Fine Tuning Your Operation Complete Report During these unprecedented times producers are challenged with maintaining operational efficiency and assessing external factors that directly impact their...

Biosecurity of Pigs and Farm Security

Biosecurity of pigs at the farm level is the set of practical measures taken to prevent entrance of infection into a pig farm and...

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...
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