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Stumme Named Most Improved Sow Farm

Congratulations to Allie, Gildardo, Juan, Charles, Fernando, Diego, Tracey, Kortland, Ana, Jesus, Luis, Abigail and Ilmer at Stumme S003 for being named our Most...

Are You a Responsible User of Antibiotics?By: Dr. Cara Haden, Swine Veterinarian

As an industry, we have set guidelines for ourselves through the PQA program on what responsible antibiotic use looks like. If your interaction with...

Podcast: The Dawn of Acuity Genetics | Dr. Clint Schwab

Summary Clint Schwab serves as President of Acuity, with overall fiscal and operational accountability for the business. Clint received his bachelor’s degree in animal science...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

Choice US launches the CG36 gilt

On September 3, 2020 Choice officially launched the CG36 gilt in the US through a virtual webinar. The CG36 is the culmination of the best...

Iowa Hog farmer sentenced to life in corn rake killing of wife

An eastern Iowa hog farmer has been sentenced to life in prison in the death of his wife, who was impaled in the back...

Iowa Pork Industry a Critical Player in State’s Economy

The work of Iowa's pig farmers is the core of a vital pork industry in the state, says a new study released by the...

Q2 SelectPride Winners

Congratulations to our entire finishing team (that’s right—every single one of ‘em!) for being name our Q2 SelectPride award winners. From not knowing one...

Enrolling Breeding Farms for PRRSV Monitoring Studies

Did you have PRRSV outbreaks in breeding herds this year? Consider enrolling in our PRRSV monitoring studies to investigate factors associated with time-to-stability and...

ROAD TO RECOVERY: Pig farmer plans to rebuild after farm is leveled by derecho

Source: KWWL Iowa "It sounded like a train," Farmer Bryan Ellenbecker said as the derecho passed over top of him, and his 10-acre 5,000 pig...

USDA Releases “Feed Outlook” Report

To view the complete report, click here. The August 2020 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2019/20, and projections for the 2020/21 U.S. and global...

Business Strategies for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone...

In commodity production, high prices are the result of more demand than supply. In the past 20 years, the pork industry has been fortunate to...

Webinars for Pork Producers Working Toward Economic Recovery

Iowa's pig farmers continue to battle against economic situations that are causing an expected average loss in 2020 of $37 per pig. When added...

CME update: lean hog futures rise as producers sell market-ready pigs

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures gained on Monday, as the cash market strengthened and packers looked to pickup slaughter rates, brokers said. Feeder cattle...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producer Exits, August 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday it was announced that Goldsboro Milling – Maxwell Foods would be exiting the Swine Industry. A...