March of 2021 has set up to be a pivotal time in the U.S. swine industry. There are so many conflicting indicators that it will be challenging to know how to manage through this month and into the future....
In most supply chains there is a recognition that the system as a whole needs to be optimized. Having said that, there are still some competing interests between partners and therefore a need to find a balance of those...
Source: Janzen AG Law ChatGPT is all over the news lately. If you missed it, ChatGPT is a form of artificial intelligence (AI) operated by OpenAI. ChatGPT is trained on data from various sources, including books, articles, websites, and other...
By Elizabeth Ferry, Michigan State University The first outbreak of African Swine Fever in the Western Hemisphere in nearly 40 years requires all U.S. swine farmers to prioritize and enhance biosecurity practices aimed at protecting the health of their herds. On...
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 (PCV2) has been shown to be effective in most swine herds, so why is it...
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...
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, and meat companies alike. The question many are asking is, to what extent will meatless...
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 Service Agency (USDA FSA). “One of the improvements to the current farm bill was the addition...
By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Thursday, November 18, 2021  GRAINS:  Soybeans are trading 5 to 6 cents higher early today. We are filled on our Feb soy 1230/1190 put spreads at 8 cents. The market is currently 7 ¼-7/12 on the put spreads. This is a highly recommended...
The ASF virus (ASFV) is efficiently transmitted via blood and meat that is derived from infected animals. The virus is extremely stable in a wide range of environmental conditions and soil types. Field crops originating from areas with ASF...
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