Batch Farrowing on Today’s Pig Farms , By John Deen, DVM University of Minnesota...

The University of Minnesota’s Leman Swine Conference was held virtually in October, a new twist to the presentation of the 30-year conference for swine...

NPPC Elects New Officers, Board Members

The National Pork Producers Council today elected new officers and members to its board of directors at its National Pork Industry Forum. Jen Sorenson was...

Missouri Pork Producers Association Executive Honored

The National Pork Producers Council joined the National Pork Board today in presenting Missouri Pork Producers Association (MPPA) Executive Vice President Don Nikodim with...

NPPC Pork Alliance Membership Visionary Inducted into Pork Industry’s Hall of Fame

Al Deutsch, a longtime pork-industry stalwart who was instrumental in building the National Pork Producers Council’s (NPPC) Pork Alliance membership, was inducted today into...

MSU-led international research team receives $1 million grant to build multi-disciplinary precision livestock farming...

Building a multi-disciplinary livestock farming network is the focus of a new $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Data Science for...

AASV Installs 2021 Officers

Dr Mary Battrell was installed as president of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians on March 2, 2021, during the association's 52nd Annual Meeting,...

Understanding sow mortality: Part 1 & 2

Reprinted as posted on Swine in Minnesota blog. Adopted from February 5 & 12, 2021 Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project Friday rubric. Sow mortality...

Merck Animal Health Continues Commitment to Future Swine Veterinarians; Announces 2021 AASVF Veterinary Scholarship...

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada, continued its commitment to the swine industry’s next generation of veterinarians...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Prices Continue to Rise, March 1st 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics IowaSouthern Minnesota Lean Hog Price closed last Friday at 79.81₵ lb. It has risen from 63.97₵ lb. average...

More accurate gilt testing needed to detect Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

Sow herds seeking negative Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) status should use accurate gilt surveillance methods. Research conducted by Alyssa Betlach, DVM, veterinarian with Swine Vet...
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