USA – Default

USA – Default

Salmonellosis in humans continues to be one of the most commonly reported gastrointestinal infections in both the European Union (EU) and North America. Pork is one of a number of sources for human salmonellosis outbreaks. It is well understood...
You may have heard the hog industry is facing some challenges. As a pig farmer, it’s not a lot of fun. There are many issues going on and I am going to try and break down what I feel...
CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM? And what might that be? Farm Transitions Baby boomers own and still farm the majority of the farmland. It is estimated that 70% of farmland will change hands in the next 20 years. That’s...
Wednesday January 31, 2024 GRAINS: Open interest in corn was slightly lower on the rally yesterday. Basis levels held steady with slight weakness noted in some locations. The farmer will be the next big seller. Yesterday’s flurry was likely generated by...
Todd Thurman, Swine Insights International January 30, 2024 This year I’m celebrating 25 years in the pork industry. I started my first full time job in the industry in May of 1999. It was a heady time. On my first day...
Tuesday January 30, 2024 GRAINS: The drought maps are improving and there is rain in the forecast for the Great Plains and Corn Belt approaching spring. My long-term weather guy is calling for a very wet April and May in the...
Data analysis is the process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information. However, without proper data analysis, you may draw the wrong conclusion. Without perspective, you may think things are going really poorly,...
Artificial intelligence (AI) use is on the rise in agriculture and elsewhere, thanks to generative AI platforms like OpenAI’s ChatGPT. AI is often described as a Black Box, where data is fed into the box and decisions are made,...
Originally printed in The LAND - as January 5, 2024 Swine & U column The term sustainability is ubiquitous in modern agriculture, perhaps ad nauseam. While the common desire is to be infinite – as one farmer suggested as a...
MARKET OUTLOOK 2024: GROWTH AT SLOWER PACE At the start of the New Year, Hamlet Protein CEO Erik Visser talks about key market drivers and developments. Animal protein production, and with it the production of animal feed, will keep growing...
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