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Real-world confirmation of virus survival in feed ingredients

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com It’s well known today that several swine viruses can survive in feed ingredients under laboratory research conditions. But how does that translate...

Take Advantage when Profit Opportunities Become a Reality, By: Brian Stevens, BigStone Marketing President

The year 2020 has been anything but normal.  I think we can all agree that the hog and pork markets are as volatile as...

Business Strategies for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone...

In commodity production, high prices are the result of more demand than supply. In the past 20 years, the pork industry has been fortunate to...

Do you work with a Veterinarian and do you follow their guidelines for antimicrobial...

The bare minimum to meet this requirement is to have a Vet physically on site one time per year and to have written scripts...

Electric Vehicle Mandates Crafted in California Weren’t Made for Minnesota’s Farmers, By Wanda...

As a rooster and a bull have completely different needs, so do the constituents of states across our country. Here in Minnesota, a place...

Branched Chain Amino Acids Levels in Swine Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles,...

Written collaboratively by David A. Clizer, South Dakota State University (SDSU); Paul M. Cline, Christensen Farms and Ryan S. Samuel, SDSU Extension.Inclusion of dried...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Powerhouses- October 19th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Successful Farming yearly does a list of the Top 40 swine producers in the U.S. It’s a regional...

How to minimize summer’s impact on sow fertility, By Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet...

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Sow reproductive performance drops off in the summer, and this year will be no different, according to Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...
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