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Source; Illinois Farmer Today Jonathon Mosley is the director of the Animal Sciences Farms and Research Centers at the University of Illinois, where he was also a student. After graduating with his Bachelor of Science degree at the Urbana-Campaign campus,...
July Hogs may now be forming a head and shoulders bottom. A close over 108.50 would add confirmation. Walt Breitinger, Paragon Investments, Inc. DBA Breitinger & Sons,  Commodity Futures Brokers 800.411.FUTURES (3888) www.indianafutures.com
The company core values are how The Maschhoffs operate, collaborate, and identify. The below set of values serve as an authentic reflection of the company culture. They define how employees work with one another, care for the animals, engage...
Rundle, C. M., V. Artuso-Ponte, and H. H. Stein. 2022. Isoquinoline Alkaloids Improve Intestinal Function of Weanling Pigs Fed Corn-Soybean Meal Diets Formulated Below Amino Acid Requirements. J. Anim. Sci. 100(Suppl. 2): 183–184. doi.org/10.1093/jas/skac064.311. Link to Abstr.
About the Guest Jim Huang has 24 years of experience in the commodity futures industry. Starting as a data analyst with Thomson Reuters in St. Louis in 1998, then moved to Chicago in 2001. During his 11 years at the...
Market showing signs of a change of direction.  Outside days, reversals, & breaking trend lines could contribute evidence of the turn.  Increasing volume would confirm the change whereas decreasing volume would indicate the move is temporary. Walt Breitinger, Breitinger & Sons, ...
Tammy Russ honored by institute advocating for female leaders in manufacturing. Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce Tammy Russ, senior operations manager of the company’s Tar Heel facility in North Carolina, has been named a 2022 STEP Ahead honoree...
In this episode we head back to Denmark to interview one of our new friends and trusted advisors, Sanne Baden, on how to reduce mortality in both the farrowing crate and in sows. We discuss stockmanship, training and how...
Addition of probiotics to swine diets may improve gut health by modifying the microflora, which may help control pathogens, enhance immune response, and increase nutrient digestibility. Once consumed by the pig, probiotics enter the stomach where they are subjected...
In a report last week, “The Ukraine Conflict and Other Factors Contributing to High Commodity Prices and Food Insecurity,” the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) indicated that, “A number of factors have converged over the last 18 months to...
One of the most common questions Daniel Brown, DVM, hears from swine clients is what vaccinations are needed and when should they be given. “That topic seems to come up on almost every farm visit,” he said. Brown works...
Source: Illinois Farmer Today Thomas Titus is all in on pigs. He takes pride in his profession and it shows in his interactions with fellow producers. That is among reasons he was recently named president of the Illinois Pork Producers Association...
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...
We're joined by Brian Martin from Martin Family Farms to talk about the implementation and execution of Proposition 12 compliant production practices within their system. Brian and team have converted a 10,000 sow breed to wean facility to Prop...
Andrea Mallea, a master student from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition lab, discusses the nutritional value of a new source of cheese co-product fed to weanling pigs. Adapted from a presentation at the 2022 ASAS Midwestern Section meeting, March 14-16. Transcript: ...