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Tyson Foods, Inc. appears to be in an enviable position — management sees global animal protein demand outstripping the company’s processing capacity and they are working to catchup. “It’s a great position where our demand was very strong, and we...
Carmel-based energy strategy firm Solential Energy is working with The Maschhoffs LLC, a hog production company headquartered in Illinois, to construct a 3.06-megawatt solar array at the company’s Griggsville Feed Mill. The partners say the project will help offset...
Pork Academy is a series of in-depth seminars hosted by the National Pork Board at World Pork Expo. Join us to hear top industry experts share the latest in the pork industry. The following seminars will be hosted for all...
SwineCast 1194 Show Notes: The Swine Disease Reporting System team celebrates it's 50th edition with special guests to highlight the swine industry disease challenges and how SDRS can help. Joining the celebration are Dr. Brigitte Mason (Country View Family...
There are several ways to evaluate feed cost and feed performance in wean-to-market pigs. Each method can provide a very different answer for the producer on what is the “BEST” way to feed a pig. In a perfect world...
Farmscape for April 25, 2022 Full Interview 10:36 Listen The Swine Health Information Center's Domestic Swine Disease Monitoring Report has been expanded and now includes diagnostic information on all three of the major respiratory diseases that affect U.S. swine....
312-242-7905  Monday, April 18, 2022  GRAINS:  May bean oil gapped into fresh contract highs on the Sunday night’s opening bell. On Friday the March crush was released showing a record large crush at 181.7 mm bu but the report also showed a drop...
Per capita red meat and poultry disappearance is expected to modestly decrease in 2022. While it is often used as a proxy measure for consumption, per capita meat disappearance is a measure of the supply available for use in...
The corporate headquarters for Elanco Animal Health will be moving just a little more than 25 miles from Greenfield to downtown Indianapolis, but the impact could be a big one for Indiana's farmers and Indiana's ag economy. Executives from Elanco,...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Hog Markets Go Sideway This past week we saw continued lackluster movement in Cash Hogs and Pork Cut-Outs. Observations Packers buying hogs are losing money. This is tempering their desire to be further aggressors...
Swine producers depend on efficient and reliable delivery of feed. Helping to ensure that is the latest load cell technology that automates the monitoring of bulk feed tanks. Idlenot Farms is a family-owned company based in Larchwood, Iowa that operates...
INTRODUCTION Biosecurity of pigs at the farm level is the set of practical measures taken to prevent entrance of infection into a pig farm and control the spread of infection within that farm. The goal of a biosecurity program is...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the launch of the Meat and Poultry Processing Capacity Technical Assistance Program (MPPTA) to provide technical assistance to meat and poultry grant applicants and grant-funded projects. Processors and applicants involved with...
DRIVEN by resurgent international and domestic demand, global animal protein colossus JBS has reported record revenue and pre-tax profits for its 2021 trading year ended 31 December. Across the company’s beef, pork, chicken and value-added divisions in North and South...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We have been commenting for several months about European record low sow cull prices, low feeder pig prices, and low slaughter hog prices. All leading to massive losses throughout when coupled with high...