Preparing for Springtime on the Farm, By Kevin Janni, University of Minnesota Extension Agricultural...

After a winter of snow and ice, farmers should consider where the snowmelt will go and how it could make farm operations difficult in...

Why monitor swine herds for PCV2? Noel Garbes, DVM from Zoetis

Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Noel Garbes, DVM, recently talked with editors of Pig Health Today about monitoring swine herds for PCV2. Q:  Vaccinating for porcine circovirus type 2...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, SINS : Is there a Genetic...

Swine inflammation and necrosis syndrome (SINS) can appear in pigs in several parts of the body simultaneously. Newborns, suckling piglets and older pigs can...

Morning Livestock Report by Dennis Smith, October 6th 2021

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Wednesday, October 6, 2021  CORN AND SOYBEANS:  Cash palm oil prices soared overnight, again. Palm oil futures closed sharply higher and they reside at record high territory. We’re long...

What’s in a name? Understanding how flu viruses are identified can help fine-tune swine...

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) wasn’t always a major challenge for the US pork industry. The classical swine H1N1 virus that emerged around...

Qualifying Livestock Forage Program Applications, By Heather Gessner South Dakota State University

As drought conditions worsen, livestock producers will find feed assistance from the Livestock Forage Program (LFP) administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm...

Greg Wideman from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Modelling Influenza Transmission Rates: Dose...

Influenza is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in both pigs and people on a worldwide basis. Swine Influenza Virus (SwIV) are swine...

The $250 Billion Hog Equity Market, By Jim Huang Futures Market Executive

Highlights: China’s financial markets reopened Feb 18 after a week-long Spring Festival holiday; DCE Hog Futures rallied 6% with trading volume more than double...

Can Pork Producers Rely on Antibiotic-Use-Based Product Differentiation To Be Competitive? By Heather Gessner...

Written collaboratively by Bindu Paudel and Deepthi Kolady. Reviewed by Heather Gessner. The United States is the second-largest consumer of antibiotics in animal agriculture. The...

Marty Misener from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Can ASFV Contamination of Field...

The ASF virus (ASFV) is efficiently transmitted via blood and meat that is derived from infected animals. The virus is extremely stable in a...
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