Feed mitigants offer positive production and virus protection results

For the past 18 months Scott Dee, DVM, director of research at Pipestone Veterinary Services, has been investigating whether feed mitigants can protect against...

Gruel Feeding Recently-Weaned Pigs, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

There are some phases of the production cycle that are so important that it’s basically mandatory that you get it right. When you get...

CoBank Issues Its Quarterly U.S. Ag Economic Forecasts

Rural industries are grappling with how to adjust their businesses to remain relevant and sustainable in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Agricultural supply...

Registration – Opens July 15 for the Leman Swine Conference

If you need to have a registration billed to your organization, please request a paper form from vetmedccaps@umn.edu. You may email, fax, or mail...

Podcast: Kansas State Identifies Successful Way To Slow Pig Growth | Dr. Mike Tokach

Summary Named among the 50 people who have made the greatest impact in the U.S. swine industry in the last 50 years, Mike Tokach, professor...

USDA: Growth In Pork Sales To China Led Record U.S. Pork Exports In First...

Significantly larger pork sales to China boosted U.S. pork exports during first-quarter 2020 to a record-high volume of over 2 million pounds. Sales to China...

NPPC Supports Bill Helping Farmers Participate in Carbon Markets

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) strongly supports legislation being discussed during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing today that creates important elements needed to...

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...

FDA Statement on the Use of Sodium Nitrite

In correspondence with the USDA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided the following statement regarding the use of sodium nitrite for the depopulation...

Smithfield Foods pushes to quash subpoena in investigation of COVID-19 outbreak at South Dakota...

Smithfield Foods is asking the courts to intervene in a federal investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak at its Sioux Falls plant in South Dakota. Smithfield put Sioux...
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