Take Advantage when Profit Opportunities Become a Reality, By: Brian Stevens, BigStone Marketing President

The year 2020 has been anything but normal.  I think we can all agree that the hog and pork markets are as volatile as...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Aussies “Kick The Tires” On Group...

Around the time of the Brexit induced UK general election there was some discussion of promoting legislation that would ban the use of farrowing...

The Positive Pig, By Christine Snowden: Gilt Selection Officer at Heimerl Farms

Introduction (Christine is going to write a series of Industry blogs on Swineweb.com.) In her first blog she tells her story and her journey in...

Lessons from the African Swine Fever and COVID-19 Outbreaks,By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

In August of 2018, we began receiving the first reports of an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China. I ended up spending...

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...

A New Era for the Pork Industry, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

I joined the swine industry on a full-time basis for the first time in 1999. It was an interesting time in the swine industry....

Manure Pumping and Agitation Guidelines By: Nick Fitzgerald, Business Development of Pipestone System

As the harvest season approaches, fall field work and manure application will follow closely thereafter. During the manure removal process, our primary objective is...

Business Strategies for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone...

In commodity production, high prices are the result of more demand than supply. In the past 20 years, the pork industry has been fortunate to...

Tackling Agro-Terrorism and Agro-Crime, By Gary Flory, Owner, G.A. Flory Consulting

Sometimes, unlikely events happen.  That fact is clearer now more than anytime I can recall.  Six months ago, who could have imagined that millions...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,Pork Export Sales Awful, China Cancelation , August 13th 2020

Pork Export Sales Awful, China Cancelation By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday August 13, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash will be called lower. The cutout was up...
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