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Friday, October 31, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Record Set as Beef Prices Outpace Pork
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo comments on this week's livestock markets, for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from United States Novus Highlights Mineral, Gut Health Solutions at EuroTier 2014
US - Novus International, Inc. is exhibiting at EuroTier 2014, highlighting its mineral and gut health solutions....
Pig Industry News from United States Southeastern Meat Association to Exhibit at 2015 IPPE
US - The US Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Meat Institute (AMI) have announced that the Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) will...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Why Sustainability is Important to the Animal Agricultural Industy
US - The seventh annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta....
Pig Industry News from United States “YouTube-Proof” Topic for Discussion at 2015 IPPE
US - The Market Intelligence Forum is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Pig Industry News from United States Wienermobile, 'Drive to Feed Chew on This' Return to IPPE
US - Attendees of the upcoming 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will again have an unique opportunity to visit the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and explore the Drive to Feed Chew on This...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Experts to Address Changing Ag Market Conditions on Friday
US - Agricultural economists from Purdue University will offer farmers and livestock producers some timely guidance on rapidly changing market conditions and a look ahead to the 2015 season in a free webinar...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States New Hotels Added to Meet 2015 IPPE Record Demand
US - Because of high interest in the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta in January, additional hotel rooms have been added....
Pig Industry News from United States Opportunity Remains for Pork to Capture Market Share
US - With meat and poultry prices at or near record highs, it should be no surprise that freezer inventories remain low, writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
Monday, October 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,702
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,702 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 73 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States IPPE Visitor Registration Opens
US - Pre-registration is now open for the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Moving in Right Direction on COOL, Says Farmers Union
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said that the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) recent ruling on Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) clearly shows US Department of Agriculture...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Record High Retail Price of Pork
US - The World Trade Organisation has once again ruled that the US Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rules for livestock are a violation of our international trade agreements, write Ron Plain and Scott...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 403
US - There were four new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, and the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 403 in 17 states....
Friday, October 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Major Contrast in Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - There's stark contrast between the hog and cattle futures this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from United States International Meeting Focuses on Controlling PED Spread
US - At the recent Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (SECD) International Meeting, there was a review of the risk factors and the pathways of introduction and spread of PED and a discussion on its impacts...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Reductions in Stocks of Frozen Meat and Poultry
US - Stocks of frozen meat and poultry in US cold storage warehouses remained constant during September and finished the month 8.8 per cent lower than one year ago, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farmers, Workers Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccination
US - To protect farmers, workers and their pigs from flu this season, Pork Checkoff is recommending people in contact with pigs get vaccinated....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow Increased Efficiency
US - New research shows MINTREX® increases digestibility and retention of trace minerals in pigs, reports Novus International....
Pig Industry News from United States Choice Genetics USA Exits Bankruptcy
US - Choice Genetics USA, a global pig genetics company has come out of Chapter 11, Bankruptcy. ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Celebrations for Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honour long-time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, write Steve...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States ‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices
US - To see Lean Hogs futures prices fall in October is not an unusual occurrence. To see them fall $5.75 in two days without any real critical market development is another thing entirely, writes Steve...
Pig Industry News from United States Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production, according to a Washington...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Another Fall in Hog Prices
US - Hog prices were one to four per cent lower, pressured by a six per cent decline in the pork cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,622
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,622 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 61 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Minnesota Extension Supports Pig Industry by Helping Stop Disease Spread
US - When livestock viruses (like the current Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus) drive up the cost of meat, Minnesota Extension can help producers understand how to mitigate problems....
Pig Industry News from United States Study into Antibiotic Resistant Populations Associated with Feed Additives
US - Fulbright Distinguished Chair John Pluske is studying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in swine....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 396
US - There were three new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 396 in 17 states....
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Virus Risk Could be Reduced by Trailer Heating Systems
US - Several Ohio pig producers are among those throughout the US who are relying on a unique trailer heating system to reduce the risk of transmitting viruses during animal transport....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: USDA’s Estimated Cutout Value
US - Remember that CME Globex trading hours change on Monday, 27 October, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
 
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