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Waiver from Trucking Federal Rule Extended

The National Pork Producers Council today thanked the Biden administration, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Meera Joshi, deputy administrator of DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Less pigs are Coming! November 29th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The September 1st USDA Hogs and Pigs Report projected 1% fewer Hogs in the 120 lb. and over...

Swine & U Column: Safet on the Farm This Fall, By Diane DeWitte, Extension...

Originally printed in The LAND - as October 15/October 22, 2021 Swine & U column October is a busy and favorite time of year for...

Podcast: Fred Kuhr: What skill sets are needed to be a successful manager today?

No production facility, or any business, can be effective without quality employees. Arguably the most important part of any manager’s job is to understand...

Swine & U Column: Food Supply Chain and Waste in Climate Mitigation

By Gerald Shurson, Zhengia Dou, David Gallagan, and Allison Thomson Originally printed in The LAND - as September 17/September 24, 2021 Swine & U column The...

Dave Preisler honored for his leadership role in Minnesota’s pork industry

Source: Ag Week Minnesota Pork Producers Association CEO Dave Preisler was presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the Minnesota Ag & Food Summit. For nearly...

U.S. Pork Sector Evaluates Prospects of Eradication of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea

Farmscape for November 16, 2021 Full Interview 16:20 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center suggests the eradication of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea...

Late-weaned, parity-1 sows benefit from skipped cycle, By Henry Johnson, DVM, Swine Vet...

Source: PigHealthToday.com New gilts entering a farrowing room face some big demands for animals still maturing while supporting their first litters. “We can be pretty demanding...

MINNESOTA PIG FARMERS TO DONATE 6,000 POUNDS OF GROUND PORK TO SECOND HARVEST HEARTLAND

What               This summer, the Minnesota Pork Board attended community events throughout the Twin Cities, connecting consumers with Minnesota...

Podcast: Dr. Jay Johnson: Heat stress: how does it affect our pigs and how...

In hotter climates and seasons, heat stress can have a large effect on pig performance, regardless of their stage of production. Dr. Jay Johnson...

Analyzing Your Swine Business, By Kent Bang from Compeer Financial

Swine Production Data Data has driven the swine production business for several decades. We have learned that if we collect data and measure results we...

Podcast: Stocking Density & General Mortality

Dr. Chris Rademacher, Clinical Professor at ISU college of Vet Medicine & Associate Director, Iowa Pork Industry Center, and Dr. Steve Pollman of DSP...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Update, October 26th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics China's financial losses are high. We took the last quarterly reports of four publicly traded swine companies and...

Pork Giant Danish Crown Drops Climate Claim After Grocers Revolt

Danish Crown is putting on hold use of the phrase “climate controlled” to describe how its farmers raise animals for slaughter after allegations of...

Pooling udder skin wipes to detect influenza in preweaning pigs

Preweaning pigs This is a recent publication from the Torremorell’s lab refining the use of udder wipes to detect influenza in preweaning pigs. It is...