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Production Challenges, Economic Headwinds Slow Red Meat Exports in May

U.S. beef and pork exports trended lower in May, due in part to interruptions in slaughter and processing, according to data released by USDA...

NPPC Leads Coalition Warning Congress of Major Agriculture Inspection Funding Shortfall

A coalition of more than 150 agriculture, trade and related groups led by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sent a letter today to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, June 1 U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Glass Half...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The June 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report had what in our opinion some interesting numbers Some Observations The breeding...

Iowa finds no violations at Tyson plant with deadly outbreak

Iowa's workplace safety agency says an inspection did not uncover any violations at Tyson Foods' largest pork processing plant, where several employees died after...

How Would Veterinary Diagnostic Labs Test for African Swine Fever? By Russ Daly South...

Biosecurity of our national swine herd is a major focus of our response to African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks that have swept through China...

Podcast: At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison – Swine Health and Production Podcast

  At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a trusted podcast among the swine industry that invites veterinarians and industry experts to discuss recent...

News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, June 19th 2020

THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Welcome and farewell IPIC has a new face, but until we can be together in person you'll have to image meeting Stacie...

Master Pork Awards Nominations Due Aug. 1

Nominations for the 2020 Master Pork Producers, Master Pork Partners and Environmental Steward Award are now being accepted by the Iowa Pork Producers Association...

Does phytase release less phosphorus than we think, and are we under-feeding phosphorus to...

A large portion of sows removed from commercial breeding herds in the U.S. are due to lameness. Previous data suggest levels of P fed...

Osborne introduces new digital weight display for ACCU-ARM portable livestock scales

Osborne Industries, Inc., manufacturer of ACCU-ARM portable livestock scales, is pleased to announce the release of a new, cost-saving digital weight display for its...

Family seeks workers compensation payment from Tyson after Iowa man dies of COVID-19

The family of a Tyson Foods employee in Iowa who died of COVID-19 has filed a workers compensation claim against the company. Sara Jones, wife of...

April Red Meat Exports Weather Production Challenges, Economic Headwinds

April proved to be a solid month for U.S. beef and pork exports despite COVID-19 related interruptions in production and declining purchasing power of...

Managing MLV PRRS vaccines for optimum performance and returns, By Joseph F. Connor, DVM,...

Source: PigHealthToday.com As the world awaits a vaccine for COVID-19, it’s an opportune time to think about the value of vaccines and the importance of...

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Launches Disposal Assistance Program for Pork Producers...

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is launching a disposal assistance program to...

Some Producers Implementing Feeding Strategies To Reduce Pig Growth

Source: Pork Checkoff Board Although not a common objective, several producers are slowing down pig growth to manage the impacts of COVID-19 on their farms. To...