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Friday, December 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Story of the ‘Amazing’ Meat Supply
US - Thirty C-Suite level executives from meat and poultry companies big and small have added their voices and faces to a new video highlighting facts about today’s amazing meat and poultry industry....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Industry Projections for 2015
US - USDA will release the results of its hogs and pigs inventory survey on Tuesday, 23 December, 2014 and we will discuss what analysts expect the inventory survey to show, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Criminal Investigation over Feral Pigs in Oklahoma
US - Authorities from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and local law enforcement conducted a feral swine eradication operation...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States US Farmers Welcome Normalisation of Relations with Cuba
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced 17 December to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: How is Russia Affecting the US Markets?
US - One of the top stories in business news today (16, December) is the implosion of the Russian rouble, making this a good time to review some of the macro factors impacting livestock markets at the...
Pig Industry News from United States New Pork Processing Operation Creates 800 Jobs in Michigan
US - Michigan Strategic Fund actions to support construction of a new Clemens Food Group pork processing operation in Coldwater Township, a project that is expected to generate $255.7 million in total...
Pig Industry News from United States New Chairman of Prominent House Agriculture Subcommittee
US - As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, US Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1) has accepted the chairmanship of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, serving as...
Pig Industry News from United States New Animal Welfare Programme Leader at Tyson Foods
US - Dr Christine Daugherty has been appointed by Tyson Foods Inc. as its new Animal Well-Being Programs leader....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Prairie Livestock Expo
US - Last week we attended the Prairie Livestock Expo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This was the first Prairie Livestock Expo as it has replaced what was known as Manitoba Hog Days, writes Jim Long President...
Pig Industry News from United States New Slaughterhouses to Open in Maine
US - Two poultry processing plants and a slaughterhouse dedicated to red meat – are slated to open in Maine in the next few months....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 23, and there was one premises with dual infection of PEDV and porcine deltacoronavirus...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Record US Pork Prices
US - Record US pork prices this year are having the expected impact on international trade, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Global Consumption Favouring Beef over Pork
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Pig Industry News from United States IPPE Offers Free Attendee Activities, Networking Opportunities
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will provide a variety of free activities and networking opportunities for attendees, say the organisers....
Pig Industry News from United States Tyson Built for Growth
US - An expanded portfolio of strong brands, increased focus on the consumer and the creation of acquisition synergies are among the reasons Tyson Foods, is built for growth, company officials told investors...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Meloxicam Transfer from Sows to Piglets Via Milk
US - A study at Iowa State University demonstrates the successful transfer of meloxicam from sows to piglets through milk and corresponding analgesia after processing, as evidenced by a decrease in cortisol...
Pig Industry News from United States Foot and Mouth Vaccination Control Strategies
US - Simulation models were developed to assess the impact of livestock herd types and vaccination on foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks using the North American Animal Disease Spread Model....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Expected Hog Breeding Growth
US - A heads-up on the timing of the upcoming quarterly Hogs and Pigs report from USDA — It will be released on 23 December, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Protease Enzymes Make Lower-Cost Sorghum Viable in Animal Feed
US - "Could sorghum be the feed ingredient that helps optimise producers’ bottom-lines?" asks Novus International....
Pig Industry News from United States Worker Safety Education Programme Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is a hosting a 'Worker Safety Considerations: Equipment Design, Installation & Operation' workshop at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PEDV: University Research Playing a Critical Role
ANALYSIS - Last week the North American PRRS Conference was held in Chicago and special emphasis was given to porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED). Before the arrival of PEDV, PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Strong Pork Demand in US
US - Markets continue to indicate and the data continue to support the existence of strong meat and poultry demand — at least until October, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International Announces Intent to Expand ALIMET Capacity
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its intention to expand its ALIMET® feed supplement manufacturing capacity in the United States Gulf Coast region to support growing customer base....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: US Sow Herd Expansion is Coming
US - There is little doubt in our mind that sow herd expansion is coming. We are in the breeding stock business, every day we are being involved in discussions about more sows going into production, writes...
Pig Industry News from United States International Rendering Symposium Returns to 2015 IPPE
US - The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). ...
Pig Industry News from United States Number of Economic Factors Play into 2015 Hog Markets
US - US pork exports in October were nothing to write home about, but they were substantially improved from August and September levels, writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
Pig Industry News from United States PED in Hawaii Suggests Contaminated Feed as Vector for Spread
US and CANADA - The chair of Sask Pork says a case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) in Hawaii provides strong evidence that feed is a potential vector for the spread of the virus, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: 2014 a Good Year for Pork Demand
US - It has been a good year for pork demand. The latest jobs report is encouraging. The US economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That more people are working is good news for meat demand. The unemployment...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Implications of US-EU Free Trade Negotiations to be Discussed at IPPE
US - Implications of US–EU free trade negotiations on animal agriculture are set to be discussed at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Friday, December 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How is the Surging US Dollar Affecting Markets?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
 
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