The process of using data to make strategic production decisions is not new for PIPESTONE. It’s a process that usually starts with a concept, sometimes born of intuition, but more often born of necessity. It also requires a collaborative...
Preventing the spread of wild pigs in Ontario is an important opportunity for Ontario. Wild pigs are considered one of the most damaging invasive species in North America and have been called an ‘ecological train wreck’ for the sheer damage...
Brent Green Founder & Coach brent@agteambuild.com Phone: 785-979-0381 I’m Brent Green and I’ve been in the Ag Industry for more than 30 years. My calling is to ‘bring out the best’ in others. One of the ways I do this is through workshops and...
As swine producers, you all pay a health tax at the end of the year, whether you know it or not. This tax is paid on every pig and reflects the cost of less-than-perfect health in an operation. The...
Managing intestinal parasites in organic pigs continues to be a challenge because there is a lack of organically approved options for controlling parasites. A survey across fives states in the United States indicates that parasite infection is so common...
Study explores promising sow transition technologies with farrowing duration and piglet characteristics.   Lactation Feed Evaluating sow transition diets, defined as diets fed in late gestation and/or early lactation, have recently received increased attention in the U.S. The mindset of our research...
There are a number of zoonotic infectious diseases that have the ability to cross from animals to humans and humans to animals. “Zoonotic spillover” describes the transmission of a pathogen from a vertebrate animal to a human. Examples of Zoonotic...
Source: Janzen Ag Law Blog: https://www.aglaw.us/janzenaglaw/2022/5/12/building-a-national-ag-data-infrastructure I recently advised the AGree Initiative and the Data Foundation on a white paper titled: Modernizing Agricultural Data Infrastructure to Improve Economic and Ecological Outcomes. The white paper explains the current problems with the...
Written collaboratively by Ryan Samuel; Prakash Poudel; Crystal Levesque, SDSU Associate Professor-Swine Nutrition; and Benoit St. Pierre, SDSU Assistant Professor. Weaned pigs have an immature gut and microbiome, which can impact digestion and absorption of nutrients. Digestive enzyme activities are...
312-242-7905  Wednesday, May 11, 2022  GRAINS:  The grain board is higher as the trade comes to grips with several fundamental items. First, the war will not end soon, it’s becoming a war of attrition. Second, more than 70% of the corn crop will...
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