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31 December 2018
New year countdown: Top articles on The Pig Site in 2018
Our pick of The Pig Site's top articles from 2018....
27 December 2018
Top swine books for this year and next
Our pick of 5m Publishing’s top pig-related titles of 2018 and which titles to look out for in 2019....
21 December 2018
Responsible innovation key to smart pig farming
Responsible innovation that considers the wider impacts on society is key to smart farming, according to academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA)....
12 December 2018
Rural communities to receive mental health first aid training
The Do More Agriculture Foundation has named the first 12 communities across Canada that will be provided mental health first aid training....
10 December 2018
New UK scheme launched to monitor pig herd health at slaughter
Pig producers are being invited to join a scheme which will give them access to post-mortem data on their pigs to help monitor the health of their herd and potentially save money....
04 December 2018
Game-based learning has huge potential to build skills required in real pig farming
New research indicates that game-based learning in agricultural education could reduce piglet mortality...
03 December 2018
Call for submissions: MSD Animal Health's 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award
MSD Animal Health has opened submissions for the 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award, which will grant one recent doctoral graduate the opportunity to present their research at an upcoming MSD Animal Health...
30 November 2018
Applications open for MSD Animal Health's 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award
MSD Animal Health has opened submissions for the 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award...
22 November 2018
Register now for ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course
Registration is open for applicants to join the 'Science and Practice of Pig Production' course...
20 November 2018
PRRS vaccine can overcome maternal immunity in newborn piglets
New research shows that vaccination of 1-day-old pigs with a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) modified live attenuated virus vaccine is able to overcome maternal immunity...
18 November 2018
Pig producers urged to enter 2019 EU PiG Grand Prix
The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February 2019...
14 November 2018
Positive Pork CRC outcomes outlined
Roger Campbell's final annual report as Pork CRC CEO highlights the progress made in swine welfare this year...
09 November 2018
2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced
The Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST) has announced the appointment of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars, who are to commence their studies and travels in next year...
World reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease celebrates 60th Anniversary
The world reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (WRLFMD) marked 60 years of being the global centre of expertise in the diagnostics and surveillance of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) with a two-day...
07 November 2018
See it, do it, teach it: Veterinarian offers tips for caregiver training
When you give someone something to read, the expressed competency level is about 10%. When you talk to them on the phone, it’s only 20%....
06 November 2018
Open data and data-driven agriculture spotlighted at GODAN Forum
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) will be speaking at the high-profile Global Forum 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark this week (5–6 November)...
02 November 2018
University of Missouri receives $7.2 million to continue swine research
The University of Missouri has received $7.229 million for continued operation of the National Swine Resource and Research Center (NSRRC)...
31 October 2018
Size doesn't matter when it comes to farm animal welfare
New study shows that farm animal welfare is not compromised on larger farms – but there is room for improvement ...
30 October 2018
Border seminar designed to ease export of US red meat to Mexico
With a goal of assuring smooth and consistent movement of US red meat across key border points, USMEF participated in a border seminar hosted by COMECARNE (the Mexican Meat Council) in Veracruz, Mexico...
29 October 2018
Calling all US ag and vet students
Attention undergrads majoring in animal science or related fields and veterinary students with swine or large animal focus ...
25 October 2018
West Africa offers training for young pig farmer entrepreneurs
Pristine Farm Resources, a Nigerian pig farm and training consultancy, kicked off its annual regional training programme with a 2-day course for young entrepreneurs at Ibadan on 19 October...
Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
24 October 2018
Do more: mental health first aid training can save lives
The Do More Agriculture Foundation reports that demand for mental health first aid training has been overwhelming...
23 October 2018
Australia prepares its pig health industry for ASF and other diseases
Dr David Williams briefs over a hundred vets and animal health industry representatives about the devastating effects of African swine fever at AAHL’s annual Emergency Animal Diseases Symposium...
16 October 2018
US pork industry seeks 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow
The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open through 12 November...
10 October 2018
Nutriad launches Mycogut Academy Middle East
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, in cooperation with Cairo University, successfully launched the MycoGut Academy in Cairo (Egypt) with 75 attendees from the Middle East....
09 October 2018
Are you maximising the productive potential of your pig herd?
Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless and of efficiently harvesting the...
05 October 2018
Illinois farmer named America's Pig Farmer of the Year
Patrick Bane, a farmer from Arrowsmith, Illinois, receives the 2018 award from Pork Checkoff in recognition of his pig production excellence...
Vietstock 2018: revealing the keys to success in pig production
Vietstock 2018 is set to commence this month with an influential line-up of speakers gathering at the event from 17 to 19 October 2018...
02 October 2018
Merck Animal Health extends scholarship support to next generation of livestock veterinarians
Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, is pleased to award three scholarships to...
 
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