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Farm Bureau: USMCA Takes Effect Is Welcome News For Struggling Farmers

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) goes into effect tomorrow, at a crucial time for farmers and ranchers struggling to recover from COVID-19 losses and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, June 1 U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Glass Half...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The June 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report had what in our opinion some interesting numbers Some Observations The breeding...

Vaccine trial data versus lineage: What’s the best way to predict PRRS vaccine performance?...

Source: PigHealthToday.com Q: What’s the best way to predict the efficacy of a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) vaccine? EJ: Challenge studies provide the most...

Kent Nutrition Group Swine Trial Offers Additional Dietary Options

Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) continues to uncover dietary options to help manage market hog growth rate and weight gain to help keep pigs at...

U.S. Domestic Swine Diseases Within Expected Levels

Farmscape for June 10, 2020 Full Interview 11:28 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports, despite some minor changes, the main diseases that affect the...

Bringing Home the Bacon: U.S. PORK TRADE The Year That Wasn’t

This year was supposed to mark a comeback for U.S. pork producers. Instead, the industry faces volatile markets and unprecedented supply chain disruptions. COVID-19’s domino effect...

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Introduces Axtra® PHY GOLD, the new gold standard in phytase...

The latest product in DuPont’s nutribiotic approach to feed strategy, Axtra® PHY GOLD offers superior performance and higher feed cost savings compared to other...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday June 2, 2020 LEAN HOGS: On the hard down yesterday open interest edged up slightly, rising by...

The wait is over with on-demand feeding

When you’re hungry, food is all that will brighten your mood. The same goes for your sows. With an on-demand feeding system, lactating sows...

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...

Facility Utilization: A Matter of Efficiency, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC I corresponded recently with a restaurant owner and we discussed the Covid-19 challenges he’s faced. He explained the economics...

India reports first case of African swine fever

India has reported its first case of African swine fever (AFS), as the virus continues its global spread.  The disease has been detected in two north eastern...

Bimeda Launches BimaGard™ 12.5% Liquid Concentrate

Bimeda®, a growing global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of animal health products, announced today their launch of BimaGard™ 12.5% (tiamulin hydrogen fumarate) Liquid Concentrate....

Monitoring ISU VDL data for signs of emerging diseases

The overall objective of this endeavor was to develop and apply new tools and algorithms to swine diagnostic data as a means for enhancing...

CoBank: Meat Plant Closures Tighten Supplies For Retailers, Increase Prices For Consumers

The reduction of meat processing capacity caused by U.S. plant closures and slowdowns has created a massive bottleneck in the nation's meat and livestock...