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Researchers Assess Risk of FMD Exposure From Infected Imported Feed

Farmscape for September 21, 2021 Full Interview 12:10 Listen Research conducted on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center has shown the virus responsible for...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip to Spain, September 20th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As I write, we are somewhere over the Atlantic heading to Spain. This week the Genesus team will...

IPIC Sow Summit Will Focus on Sow Herd Research and Implementation

Sow farm health and productivity drive the swine industry. In recognition of the ongoing need for information on that aspect of the business, Iowa...

Worker killed in industrial accident at Iowa pork plant

A worker died early Friday in an industrial accident at a pork processing plant in north-central Iowa, according to Prestage Foods of Iowa. The incident...

China meat imports drop 9% in August on low domestic prices

Source: Reuters China imported 758,000 tonnes of meat in August, down 8.9% from the corresponding month a year ago, customs data showed on Tuesday, as...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Should we manage cost of production or profit?

  Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. Selection indexes in the Genesus Genetic Program are a measure of profitability. Genomic Estimated Breeding Values...

Iowa Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response webinar series continues this month

The Iowa Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response webinar series continues with two sessions this month. "Iowa Perspective: ASF in Action" on Sept. 10...

Triumph raises investment, wages at Iowa plant

A plan by Triumph Foods to build a second facility in northwest Iowa shows that not all pork plants are the same. In mid-May, Triumph...

Moving And Sorting Pigs

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18 Best Iowa AgTech Startups – The Future of Farming

Source: https://startupill.com/18-best-iowa-agtech-startups-the-future-of-farming/ This article showcases our top picks for the best Iowa based AgTech companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches...

USDA Issues “Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for August 2021 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Andrew Celebrates 25 Years of Service

“I feel so lucky to work in such an interesting and unique part of the company,” said Andrew, manager of Cheers Gene Transfer Center....

Sizing Up China’s Pork Buying Spree

By David Widmar China Pork Trade in 2021 One of the biggest trade stories out of China has been its recent record-setting pork imports. The primary...

Stop the Spread.By: Dr. Evan Koep, Veterinarian, Pipestone Veterinary Services

PRRS, the 4-letter abbreviation that should make any hog producer shutter. The extensive disease pressure this year has likely caused this feeling more than...

Iowa Pork Activities at the Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Pork Producers Association plays several roles during the Iowa State Fair, and I'd like to share some opportunities that you may find...