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Celebrate Pork Month By John Csukker, President – Nebraska Pork Producers Association

You’ve waited all year and it’s finally here. An entire month dedicated to tender, juicy, delicious pork! October is National Pork Month, so join...

German meatpacking plant told to shut after coronavirus outbreak

A German abattoir hit by a coronavirus outbreak has been ordered to close, authorities said, continuing COVID-19 difficulties in Germany’s meatpacking industry. The Weidemark plant...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, October 6th 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT   By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905    Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday October 6, 2020   CORN AND SOYBEANS: If you’re still not on board the long side...

Larry E. Sitzman Youth in Nebraska Agriculture Scholarship Available Application Deadline for Submissions: November...

College students enrolled as full-time undergraduate or graduate students at a fully accredited Nebraska college, university or technical college in an agriculture related degree...

Clayton Johnson receives Leman Science in Practice award

Swine veterinarian Clayton Johnson, DVM, has been awarded the 2020 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award. Johnson, a partner and veterinarian at Carthage Veterinary...

Improving Resiliency in Pork Production, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Last week, I shared a post on LinkedIn that discussed the need to improve resiliency in businesses and supply chains. I mentioned in my...

SwineTime podcast 15: Business Decisions During Periods of Low Prices

Dr. Spencer Wayne of Pipestone Veterinary Services, and the host of the SwineTime podcast visits with Jim Marzolf, Vice-President of Pipestone Business...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Slaughter Numbers Remain Strong, August 31st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. Packing Industry continues to ramp up slaughter numbers. Last week 2,664,000 up almost 200,000 head from...

Hogs broke a line, face gap each way

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

DSM ignites new strategic initiative to transform global animal nutrition and health

Leading animal nutrition and health company making animal production sustainability possible As the world’s population grows, demand for animal protein will continue to rise. Over...

Metagenomic, Viral and Host Genetic Analyses of Congenital Tremor in Pigs

Comments A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of...

Elanco Closes Acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

Scale and capabilities of the combined company position Elanco for the long term as a leader in the attractive, durable animal health industry. ...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, July 28 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT  By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday July 28, 2020 CORN AND SOYBEANS: Excellent crop condition ratings are forcing traders to dial...

Lessons from the African Swine Fever and COVID-19 Outbreaks,By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

In August of 2018, we began receiving the first reports of an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China. I ended up spending...

Veterinarians, mind your mental health

Veterinarians, whether specializing in large or small animals, deal with stress under the best circumstances. But in this time of difficult decisions for pork...