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African Swine Fever Preparedness and Preparation

African Swine Fever is the most important disease of pigs worldwide. The virus first originated in Africa, and largely remained there until 2007, when...

U.S. considers faster hog slaughtering based on plant staffing – union

The Biden administration is considering a proposal that could allow some pork plants to slaughter pigs more quickly if they boost staffing, a union...

CIH Hog Margin Watch: September

Margins strengthened over the second half of September as hog prices surged following a bullish quarterly Hogs and Pigs report while feed prices were...

Cargill CEO Sees Food Inflation as Transitory Despite Snags

Source: Bloomberg Soaring food costs driven by supply-chain snarls and other disruptions hurting the agriculture industry will prove “transitory” and should dissipate in time, says...

A Look at U.S. and EU Pork Exports, and Chinese Pork Demand

In its monthly Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook report last week, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) stated that, “Pork exports in July were 508...

Newly Established Protection Zone Expected to Safeguard U.S. Mainland from ASF

Farmscape for September 14, 2021 USDA/APHIS ASF Webinar 1:28:47 Listen The Chief Veterinary Officer for the United States is confident mitigation strategies in place in...

A Technical Perspective on Reducing Limitations to Genetic Expression

Identifying the right animals to improve commercial production starts with our people.   

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Introduces New Swine Vaccine to Protect Breeding Herds from Two...

Solution helps maximize healthy litters and support reproductive health Reproductive disease in swine herds can be extremely costly for producers, not only impacting overall herd...

China to buy more pork for reserves to support prices

Source: Reuters China's state planner said on Monday it will continue to buy pork for state reserves to support weak prices in the world's top...

African Swine Fever Protection Zone

The protection zone is another important step in keeping African swine fever out of the U.S. USDA’s announcement that it will be pursuing a Foreign...
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