USDA: Price Spread For Pork Products Increases As Processing Plant Labor Shortages Continue

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has continued to exacerbate longstanding labor shortages in the U.S. pork processing industry. Because the production of deboned products requires...

Pork Industry Outlook, By Steve Malakowsky from Compeer Financial

It is hard to believe we will soon put a close to 2021. It was just a year ago that the industry faced some...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA September Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish, September 27th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The USDA September Hogs and Pigs Report is Bullish. Why? Year over year almost 3 million hogs less...

United States Canada Protocol Sets Conditions for Resumed Swine Trade in Event of ASF...

Farmscape for September 27, 2021 Feature Report Listen USDA/APHIS ASF Webinar 1:24:00 Listen ASF Action Week Webinar (Zoom) September 17 Listen A recently...

USDA Reports Hog Inventory Down 4% For The Year

The USDA's Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report shows signs of further contraction as producers seek to boost profitability, even as the industry tries to...

Kansas State University, Elanco Sign Strategic AllianceTo Improve Animal Health

Kansas State University and Elanco Animal Health Incorporated are combining efforts to tackle innovation for companion animal and livestock health. A five-year strategic alliance agreement...

A Low-Cost Solution To Remote Monitoring of Animal Facility Thermal Environments, By Yang...

An appropriate thermal environment (temperature and humidity) is critical for animal growth and health. During very hot days, animals may suffer from heat stress,...

Applications Open for 2022 Pork Industry Scholarship

Missouri Pork Association calls for applicants to Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2022 Youth Pork Ambassador...

New Hampshire’s North Country Smokehouse: Making Prop 12 Compliant Pork Accessible

Since the early 1970s, producers have used gestation crates to house sow for the duration of their pregnancy. The sow lives, eats, and...

Molecular diagnostic tools help distinguish wild-type and vaccine strains of PRRSV, By Phillip Gauger,...

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) continues to challenge the US swine industry. The virus has become more difficult to control despite aggressive...
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