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30 March 2015
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 17, no premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) but...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: High US Pork Availability Led to Price Decline
US - Comparisons of the 2015 pork market with 2013 pre-PEDv levels show the impact of increased domestic availability on prices, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States New PEDv Disinfectant Promising for Pork Producers
US - New information has become available to producers to assist with disinfection protocols for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv)....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Breeding Herd Up on 1 March
US - USDA says the breeding herd was up 2.2 per cent on March 1 and the market hog inventory was up 7.7 per cent compared to last year, writes Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
Pig Industry News from United States How To Select an Ag Replacement Motor
GLOBAL - Today’s livestock operations rely on electric motors to function. Unfortunately, like all things mechanical, motors wear out and have to be replaced, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
27 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Pre-World Pork Expo Tours Offer a View of Midwest Agriculture
US - The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours before the 2015 World Pork Expo opens that will provide visitors a unique opportunity to gain insights into US agriculture....
Pig Industry News from United States Canada Remains Top Destination for High Value US Ag Exports
US - In 2014, Canada remained the top destination for US exports of high-value agricultural products, with a total of $17.2 billion....
26 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Supply Up in 2015 Post-PEDv
US - Markets are concerned about oversupply of hogs, a marked contrast with last year when outbreaks of PEDv caused concern over product shortages and price rises, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
25 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Sow Group Housing Conversion Answers Animal Welfare Concerns
US - Murphy-Brown’s North Division completed one of the largest stall to group housing conversions in the industry, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Pig Industry News from United States FDA Releases Farm Feed Guidelines
US – A period of public comment is now open on draft guidelines on farm animal feed, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced....
Pig Industry News from United States Pigs Gain the Same with New DDGS Products as with Standard Diet
US - Distillers dried grains with solubles, or DDGS, are increasingly common in swine diets in the United States. In recent years, different types of DDGS have come on the market....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Latest USDA Report has Bearish Implications for Pork
US - USDA released on Monday, March 23, the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses and we think the results have bearish implications for beef, pork and chicken, write Steve Meyer and...
24 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Beef Remains a Solace for Pork Market
US - A labour stoppage at a packing plant in Quebec could have knock-on effects across Canada and the US, adding to the trials and tribulations of the pork sector, writes Steve Meyer in the National Hog...
23 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: February Hogs Sold for $3.12 Less Than Cost of Production
US - Iowa State University calculations estimate the average hog marketed in February sold for $3.12 per head less than the cost of production. February was the first month with red ink since December...
20 March 2015
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 58, two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) and...
19 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States 97 Per Cent of All US Farms are Family-Owned
US - The US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reports that family-owned farms remain the backbone of the agriculture industry....
Pig Industry News from United States Clint Lewis Named 2015 Agribusiness Leader of the Year
US - Clint Lewis, Executive Vice President and President, US Operations at Zoetis, was recently named the 2015 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)....
18 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States US Hog Prices Expected Lower This Year
US - Consumers can expect to pay less for their bacon this year with pork prices forecast to be down 23 cents per pound, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt says....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: US Pork Production up 43 Per Cent from 1991 to 2014
US - Looking at a price chart for beef brisket what we found just a bit interesting about this chart is that, historically, there is little or no seasonal strength for briskets in the early part of the...
17 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Total Meat Output Jumps Significantly Higher
US - After two weeks near year ago levels, total meat and poultry output jumped significantly higher last week, gaining 1.7 per cent on the week prior, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Profits in 2015
US - In recent weeks, live hog prices reached five-year lows, according to Megan Grubner of Harrisvaccines....
Pig Industry News from United States Two Kinds of Diarrhoea in Weaned Piglets, One Solution
US - Some cases of diarrhoea are caused by osmotic diarrhoea rather than a pathogen directly, says Novus International's swine technical manager....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Markets Could Use a Little Good News
US - It was another tough week for hog and pork markets even though hogs held relatively steady in the face of continuing large slaughter totals, writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer....
16 March 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Checkoff Honors 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards
US - The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, honored the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards at the 2015 National Pork Industry Forum held in San Antonio, Texas,...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: West Coast Port Labour Problem Negatively Impacted Pork Exports
US - A strong dollar and labor problems at west coast ports had a negative impact on pork exports at the start of 2015, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Negative Factors Drive Hog Price Declines
US - It doesn’t matter what factor you pick these days, they are virtually all negative for hog prices, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
13 March 2015
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 31, three premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)...
Pig Industry News from United States Consumer Resource Guide on Meat and Poultry Updated
US - The North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF) has released an updated version of its popular Yellow Pages, a meat and poultry resource guide that provides important consumer information and...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: January One of Best Months Ever for US Meat
US - Federal and state officials confirmed yesterday that a case of high pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has now been found in Arkansas, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Bird Flu Trade Bans on US Poultry to Affect Pork and Beef
US - News that more than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a lethal strain of avian influenza was confirmed in a turkey flock has now been compounded by news of confirmed cases...
 
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