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USDA: Falling Hog Weights Suggest Industry Is Managing Supply-Chain Disruptions From COVID-19

Falling slaughter weights of hogs suggest that the U.S. hog industry is managing the supply-chain consequences of COVID-19, with weights falling almost 4 percent...

U.S. Pork Producers Call on Congress for Help

Farmscape for July 21, 2020 Dr. Steve Meyer Statement 6:25 Listen An economist with Kerns and Associates says processing plant disruptions caused by COVID-19 have...

Brookside Agra’s Brook-Lytes Provides Buffered Electrolytes For Swine

Brookside Agra has expanded its animal health and nutrition product line to include Brook-Lytes -- a non-medicated, pH-buffered electrolyte for pigs of all stages...

Get the most out of your sow barn remodeling project

Did you know? Sow nutritional needs are up to three times higher during lactation than during gestation. Miss the mark, even for a week...

Smithfield Foods Demonstrates Significant Progress Toward Ambitious Goals and Targets in New Sustainability Impact...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. today released its 2019 Sustainability Impact Report, demonstrating significant progress in reaching major milestones and continuing efforts to feed the world’s...

USDA Announces Improvements To The Livestock Risk Protection Insurance Program

USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced changes to the Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) insurance program for feeder cattle, fed cattle and swine starting...

Survey Reports Farmers’ Concerns About Live Events

Many farmers say they're less likely to attend live events this year, citing risks associated with the new coronavirus and social distancing restrictions. A May...

The delicate balance between genes, environment, and performance

In the scientific field, the nature vs. nurture debate is the subject of numerous studies when looking at human behavior. Are your actions and...

Hogs contained in symmetrical triangle, seize the break-out

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 Livestock Provisions of Heroes Act

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) expressed strong support for livestock agriculture provisions in the Heroes Act introduced today by the U.S. House of...
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