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How is COVID-19 impacting Minnesota’s pork industry?

COVID-19 has greatly impacted Minnesota’s food industry. Minnesota Chamber President Doug Loon interviewed those who work closely in the pork industry – from the...

Improving health of organic pigs

Quick facts The most common health problems observed on organic pig farms include diarrhea (scours), respiratory issues (coughing and breathing difficulty) and parasites. Once...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, July 6th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics "There are no problems, there is just a lot of little problems." -Henry Ford- Henry Ford was a man who went...

SwineTime Podcast #12: Understand the Hutterite Colony Farmers

SwineTime Podcast #12: Understand the Hutterite Colony Farmers A christian agriculture community, the Hutterite Colony, meets with Dr. Spencer Wayne from Pipestone. Through...

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...

Podcast, Episode 11: COVID-19 and it’s Impact on Pig Production with Dr. Beth Thompson

SwineTime host, Dr. Spencer Wayne, visits with Dr. Beth Thompson, Minnesota State Veterinarian, about COVID-19 and it’s impact on the Swine Industry....

As Meat Plants Stayed Open to Feed Americans, Exports to China Surged

Source: NY Times Smithfield Foods was the primary firm to warn in April that the coronavirus pandemic was pushing the United States “perilously near the...

Minnesota Pig Farmers and University of Minnesota Partner on Ground Pork Donation

In the midst of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Pork Board (MPB) and the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural...

Minnesota Pig Farmers and University of Minnesota Partner for Ground Pork Donation

What               In the midst of the worldwide COVID-19 Pandemic, the Minnesota Pork Board (MPB) and the University of...

Contrasting animal movement and spatial connectivity networks in shaping transmission pathways of a genetically...

Researchers VanderWaal, Paploski, Makau and Corzo at the University of Minnesota provide new insights into how PRRSv spreads between farms and the importance of...

King Introduces Bill to Indemnify Pork Producers for Euthanized Hogs

Congressman Steve King announces that he has introduced legislation today that seeks 'to provide Federal relief to hog producers who have been forced to...

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...

Crews called to fire at Christensen Farms hog farm in Ilinois

A hog farm building was destroyed after a fire Tuesday night. Crews were called out to Christensen Farms just outside of Newman around 4 p.m. Newman...

USDA: Meat Plants Employ Close To A Third Of The Food And Beverage Manufacturing...

According to the latest available Federal data, in 2018, the U.S. food and beverage manufacturing sector employed more than 1.7 million people, or just...