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Summary Pork/Hogs: Third-quarter pork production is raised to 6.5 billion pounds, just fractionally below a year ago, on expectations that ample supplies of slaughter-ready hogs for the balance of the quarter will combine with higher year-over-year average dressed weights to...
SwineCast 1208 Show Notes: Increasing efficiency and productivity are keys to surviving the current inflationary economy–and many producers are well-positioned. The ‘At the Meeting’ team discusses the details with Brett Stuart, a founding partner of Global AgriTrends. On ‘At...
 Jimena Ibagon, a master student from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition lab, discusses digestibility of energy, protein, and fat and concentration of metabolizable energy in sunflower meal and sunflower expellers fed to growing pigs. Adapted from a poster at the...
Large-scale family farms were more likely to have stronger financial performance than other farms, according to USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) researchers using data from the 2011-20 Agricultural Resource Management surveys (ARMS). ERS researchers categorized farms as low risk if...
SylPro enhanced torula yeast is a high protein feed ingredient derived from forestry by-products, and results from digestibility experiments indicate that SylPro yeast may be a great source of energy and digestible amino acids in diets fed to weanling...
Trucking shortages are at an all-time high that could reach 160,000 by 2030, according to the American trucking Association. Illinois Pork Producers has announced their part of the solution — a scholarship program for applicants who are looking to...
Bailey, H., J. Campbell, and H. H. Stein. 2022. The combination of spray dried plasma and reduced crude protein in diets decreases circulating cytokines of weanling pigs. 15th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs. Animal - Science Proceedings 13(Issue...
Dr. Charmaine Espinosa, a post-doctoral research fellow in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, discusses the Effect of increasing levels of a novel consensus bacterial 6-phytase variant on ileal and total tract digestibility of nutrients in diets fed to young...
Hormel, Tyson, Agri Stats are some of the named defendants in antitrust suits Agri Stats faced with more than 100 price-fixing complaints Three more companies—Target Corp., Aramark Food and Support Services Group Inc., and Wendy’s Co. affiliate Quality Supply...
Reuters News reported today that, “World food prices fell for a third consecutive month in June, but remained close to record high levels set in March, the United Nations’ food agency said on Friday. “The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO)...
We asked the AGRIHUB IT team for some quick tips to ensure you’re on top of your tech at the farm! You should find this quick refresh helpful in keeping your tech online and your hardware safe. If you...
There are several factors related to dietary Ca that may influence digestibility of amino acids (AA). By chelating to dietary phytate, dietary Ca can form non-digestible Ca-phytate complexes, and this may result in reductions of P and AA digestibility....
There are several factors related to dietary Ca that may influence digestibility of amino acids (AA). By chelating to dietary phytate, dietary Ca can form non-digestible Ca-phytate complexes, and this may result in reductions of P and AA digestibility....
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) filed comments today to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its controversial reporting requirements proposal on climate-related disclosures for investors. In its comments, NPPC and other agricultural groups requested that the SEC...
Report Highlights Higher than expected slaughter, heavier weights, a slowdown in exports to Asia and larger domestic pork inventories have all contributed to lower than expected prices for some items. Pork belly prices rebounded modestly at the...