Using KPI’s to Understand the Impact of Production Decisions, By Kendra Burchett from Pipestone...

Money. The driving factor at the end of the day to make sure bills are paid and food is on the table. Everything comes...

Five steps for porcine circovirus control, By Dr Clayton Johnson

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Evolving strains of porcine circovirus (PCV) mean careful monitoring and updating management strategies are key to controlling disease associated with the virus,...

University of Illinois Economist Issues Report: Overview Of The Meatless Meat Industry

Blog by Maggie Cornelius, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois The emergent "meatless meat" industry has sparked interest among consumers, investors, farmers,...

China Pork Price Inches Up as Heavy Rain Hit Top Producing Region, By Jim...

Heavy rain pounded China’s central province of Henan in the past four days. At least 25 people were killed, and over 100,000 people have...

Why California’s Proposition 12 Matters To Our Nation’s Pig Farmers, By Wanda Patsche

It’s very concerning when people vote on issues when they don’t understand the ramifications. There is no clearer example than the approved California ballot...

Don’t Forget to Practice Biosecurity During Pig Show Season, Dr. Bryan Myers, Veterinarian, Pipestone...

In the summer, many of us look forward to county fairs, state fairs and many other livestock exhibitions.  For many of us, this is...

Scientific foundation explains efficacy of Excede® for Swine against SRD pathogens, By Eva Jablonski,...

A robust body of research explains the efficacy of Excede® for Swine (ceftiofur crystalline free acid) against four of the bacterial pathogens associated with...

A Place for Independent Producers in the Swine Industry, Be Steve Malakowsky from Compeer...

Last week, Luke Minion, Chairman of the Board of Wholestone Farms, shared some exciting news. The farmer-owned company announced their commitment to building a...

Stop Disease by Making a Change, By Charles Schelkopf from Prime Pork

“We have always been trying to achieve high health,” Charlie Schelkopf said. “We watch day-in and day-out how poor health gets in the way...

Branched Chain Amino Acids Levels in Swine Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles,...

Written collaboratively by David A. Clizer, South Dakota State University (SDSU); Paul M. Cline, Christensen Farms and Ryan S. Samuel, SDSU Extension.Inclusion of dried...
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