News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE The International Conference on Pig Survivability, originally set for late October, has been postponed a year. Improving Pig Survivability Project leaders said...

Kuberski Family Joins the Pork Industry

Josh and Desiree Kuberski, along with Paul and Christina Kuberski and family, have built a new 2,480 head pig barn to grow their farm...

Hogs climbed over line, downtrend losing steam

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

How is COVID-19 impacting Minnesota’s pork industry?

COVID-19 has greatly impacted Minnesota’s food industry. Minnesota Chamber President Doug Loon interviewed those who work closely in the pork industry – from the...

Jointly Funded Project Will Look for Gaps in US Pork Industry Biosecurity

The National Pork Board (NPB) and Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) are funding a 12-month long project, with the collaboration of the National Pork...

The factors of a healthy barn climate for pigs

The barn climate has a direct influence on the health of the pigs and is determined by a number of factors; The...

The Relationship Between Exsanguination Lactate and Pork Quality

Introduction Physiological changes associated with immediate pre-slaughter stresses, i.e. increased exsanguination blood lactate concentration, have been shown to have detrimental effects on pork quality causing...

Our responsible use of antibiotics- Hendrix Genetics

At Hendrix Genetics, we continuously seek to minimize our environmental impact. The reduction of our use of antibiotics in our farms is a key...

okPORK Board Changes 2020 Pork Congress

The okPORK board of directors made major changes to the schedule for the annual Oklahoma Pork Congress due to COVID-19. The shortened event will still...

Podcast: How Community Engagement and Education Helped Bring Back The Family Farm | Bob...

Summary Bob and Kristy Walker have been in partnership for over 28 years taking on adventures ranging from parenting, youth group leaders, and authoring textbooks...
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