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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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP)

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics About a month ago President Trump and Ag Secretary Perdue announced the Coronavirus Food Assistant Program (CFAP). At...

Wanda Patsche Pork Producer Blog, Why You Need to Visit Fair Oaks Farms, May...

If you ever plan on traveling through Indiana, stop at Fair Oaks Farm. No, really, stop there and better yet, make your trip into...

Study: Minnesota pork industry to take estimated $660 million hit due to COVID-19

Even before COVID-19, Minnesota’s pork farmers had been having a tough time, with trade disputes holding down farm profits for the last few years. Just...

Updates on Carcass Disposal Resources for Swine Producers

The MN Board of Animal Health (MNBAH) has updated its carcass disposal resources for swine producers. There are centralized carcass disposal sites that are...

The value of your pigs, Dr. Spencer Wayne Pipestone Veterinary Services

We’re in the middle of a slow moving train wreck and are faced with doing things we never conceived of doing.  Some economics are...

Real World Study Confirms Ability of Viruses to Survive in Feed

Farmscape for May 15, 2020 Full Interview 11:41 Listen Research conducted on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center has confirmed the ability of viruses...

What are the best diagnostic tools for tracking Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine?

M. hyopneumoniae causes one of the swine industry’s most devastating diseases—a chronic, infectious pneumonia that can cause respiratory distress and lung lesions in pigs....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Packing Capacity Coming Back, May 11th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. Pork Packers started to recover some production capacity lost to Coronavirus plant issues. U.S. 2-day Harvest...

Swine Health Information Center Calls for Stakeholder Feedback

Farmscape for May 11, 2020 Full Interview 7:18 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is inviting pork sector stakeholders to provide feedback on the usefulness...

COVID-19 Impacts: Managing Market Hogs Destined for Local Meat Lockers, By: Lee Johnston, swine...

By: Lee Johnston, swine Extension specialist, Pedro Urriola, swine associate professor and Sarah Schieck Boelke, swine Extension educator The Situation: Pigs in an outdoor pen COVID-19 has...