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Friday, November 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How Are Livestock Markets Faring?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Pig Industry News from United States New State of the Art Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
US - On Friday, 14 November, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) broke ground on a 90,000-square-foot, $53-million facility in College Station....
Pig Industry News from United States National Pork Board Funds New Swine Health Information Centre
US - At its regularly scheduled November meeting, the National Pork Board's board of directors approved the funding of a national Swine Health Information Centre....
Pig Industry News from United States Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available to the public....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Calls for "Waters of the US" to be Withdrawn
US - Because it has "numerous and substantial flaws," a rule proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers intended to clarify their authority under the federal...
Pig Industry News from United States US Livestock "Mini-boom"
US - Livestock producers can look forward to an economic "mini-boom" that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks, Purdue University agricultural...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Zoetis Board Authorises Share Re-purchase Programme
US - The Board of Directors of Zoetis has authorised a $500-million share re-purchase programme as part of its capital allocation plans. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Income Rise at Tyson Despite Lower 4th-Quarter Pork Sales
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Much Hangs in the Balance of Hog Markets
US - So how are the latest hog and pork supply forecasts and predictions panning out? That’s a reasonable question after a year of substantial uncertainty on the subject and the answer is “pretty well,”...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,898
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,898 in 32 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 71 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Stunning 3D Chalk Art Captures Changing Perceptions of Diagnostics
US - During the recent American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians/U.S. Animal Health Association meetings in Kansas City, Missouri, Thermo Fisher Scientific brought to life a new way...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Are Current Gains in the Pig Market Sustainable?
US - Lean hog futures posted fresh gains on the 13 November and the nearby December contract has climbed by more than 400 points in the last seven days, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Pork Production Down to Lowest Level Since 2010
US - The USDA forecast that pork production will be down 2.3 per cent from last year to the lowest level since 2010....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 413
US - There were two new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 413 in 17 states....
Friday, November 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Holiday Season Helps Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Feed Sows According to Reproductive Stage
US - Sows require significantly different nutrients in gestation and lactation. Depending upon stage, consumption per sow varies from four pounds per day to more than 20 pounds per day, according to Purina...
Pig Industry News from United States Research into New Pig Influenza Virus
US - Two South Dakota State University researchers will examine a new influenza virus that affects cattle and pigs through a two-year, $393,530 National Institutes of Health grant....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Pork Exports Increased Dramatically
US - Pork exports have increased dramatically since the 1990s and currently account for over 20 per cent of total domestic production, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Reduction in Pork Projections for Next Year
US - USDA yesterday updated its projections for US beef, pork and poultry supplies and consumption in 2015....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Hog Prices Stabilise
US - Hog prices stabilised this week, as the national average negotiated carcass price for direct delivered hogs on the morning report today was $83.34/cwt, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork, Big Winners in Meat Demand
US - The people have spoken: The Ds lost ground and the Rs gained, writes Steve Meyer for The National Hog Farmer. ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States NFU Beginning Farmers Institute Experiences Cooperatives and Local Farms
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) Beginning Farmers Institute (BFI) participants are in Minneapolis this week to take a closer look at the cooperative business model, tour local farms and co-ops, consider...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork 101 Education Workshop Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - The American Meat Institute (AMI) and the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) will jointly host the 'Pork 101' education workshop at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Pig Industry News from United States What's in Store for 2015? Farm Economics Summit Scheduled
US - Record yields, pork virus and drought-ravaged beef all had a major impact on markets this year. How might this affect the outlook for next year?...
Friday, November 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,817
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,817 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 65 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Are Markets Favouring Pork Over Beef?
ANALYSIS - Pork sales are up 55 per cent this week on the four-week average, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from United States NFU Urges Passage of Tax Extenders Package
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said today that tax breaks important to family farmers and ranchers need to be extended before the end of the year, and that NFU is looking forward...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Board Introduces 2020 Strategic Plan in US
US - Following more than a year of planning and development, the National Pork Board has released its new strategic plan focused on anticipating and managing the changing world facing US pork producers...
Pig Industry News from United States Solid US Export Figures for Beef, Pork
US - September saw strong exports for US beef and pork while lamb also registered double-digit increases....
Pig Industry News from United States Osborne Industries Inc. to Exhibit at EuroTier
US - Osborne Industries will be exhibiting at EuroTier in Germany, showcasing its FIRE pig performance testing system....
 
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