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Indiana Pork recently presented three awards to individuals who have dedicated much time to advancing the pig industry. Mark York was the recipient of the Producer Meritorious Service Award. He farms in Wabash County with his wife Christine. Mark is...
Combined Expertise Brings Feed Manufacturing and Swine Management to Eastern Indiana Indiana-based agriculture and energy cooperative Co-Alliance Cooperative, Inc., and Signature Farms, LP announce today the creation of Legacy Feed, LLC, a new Feed Manufacturing and Swine Management Company. This...
Take home messages: -Piglets are born with low body fat reserves and lose heat easily after birth. Cold piglets areless active, consume less colostrum and have increased likelihood of mortality. -Management strategies, such as drying piglets or the use of heat...
Farmscape for December 13, 2022 Full Interview 19:02 Listen U.S. pork producers are being advised to keep on top of the PRRS strains circulating in their barns in order to determine the best options for protecting their pigs. The...
The Czech Republic confirmed its first case of African swine fever for the first time in almost five years and veterinarians were taking measures to prevent its spread, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. The disease was detected...
On Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch will join Heather Hill, Indiana pig farmer and President of the National Pork Board, and Fred Glass, President and CEO of Gleaners Food Bank to make a sizeable ham...
In a broad spectrum, we all know what welfare is. However, how can we measure it in our animal facilities? And once we have established what the weak points are, how can we improve them? In this episode, I...
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog and live cattle futures rallied to multi-week highs on Monday. CME December lean hog futures rose 2.7 cents to settle at 84.95 cents per lb. The contract peaked at 85.1 cents, its highest since Sept. 23,...
U.S. farm equity in 2022 is 27.7% higher than it was in 2017 and 42.7% higher than it was in 2012.  During the last 10 years, net farm income was above the long-run average (i.e., average from 2007 to...
Commodity Blenders, LLC (CBL) recently hosted an Open House at the company's newest facility in Warren, Indiana, attracting consulting animal nutritionists, livestock and poultry producers, and members of the local community. "Manufacturing at our new Warren Feed Facility has been...
The following statement can be attributed to the National Pork Producers Council: "We are pleased that the federal judge upheld the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) New Swine Inspection System (NSIS) that incentivizes investment in new technologies while ensuring a...
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...
Farmscape for August 16, 2022 Full Interview 14:40 Listen Research conducted at Kansas State University has determined the lengths of time and the temperatures at which African Swine Fever virus remains infective in stored feeds. A report in the...
Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status; expending resources to exclude specific pathogens and control the ones they already have. Maintaining a...
"Rep. Walorski was a huge supporter of the livestock industry and agriculture in general. Our members appreciated her common sense approach to our issues. Indiana Pork members in Jackie’s district had some of the closest, most genuine relationships with...