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USDA Reports Hog Inventory Up 1%

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that there were 79.1 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms as of...

Ellis: No magic bullet to reduce pre-wean mortality

Pre-wean mortality has increased over the last 15 years, and it’s a major concern for US pork producers and veterinarians. In fact, producers lose...

USDA Announces Increased Subsidies And Other Improvements To The Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced it is increasing premium subsidies and will make other improvements to the...

SHIC Issues Call for Improved Oral Fluids PCR Sensitivity Proposals

Farmscape for August 18, 2020 Full Interview 9:39 Listen The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for proposals for improved oral fluids PCR...

Hog break-out worked like a charm

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Webinar: Global Protein’s Uncertain (and Certain) Future

COVID and ASF are temporary speedbumps on the path into the future. Uncertainty and volatility will reign in the short term. But there is...

Christensen Farms’ Partners Pay It Forward with Pork

In recent months, Christensen Farms’ and its contract producer partners have taken the initiative to pay it forward to their communities through monetary donations...

Hog trend looks lower

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

NPPC Supports Senate Bill to Bolster Hog Farmers in Crisis

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) strongly supports the Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future (RELIEF) for Producers Act of...

Could Net Energy be Key to Lowering Hog Producers’ Cost of Production?

Net energy diet formulation holds the promise of reducing the cost of production. When formulated correctly, net energy swine diets can decrease feed costs...
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