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27 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Pigs Soybean Meal Phosphorus Digestibility Not Affected By Production Area
US - Research at the University of Illinois is helping to determine the effect of growing conditions on the nutritional value of soybean meal. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Pork in Cold Storage Down From Last Year
US - The results of the latest USDA ‘Cold Storage’ report probably did not get as much attention as the feedlot survey but we think it perfectly encapsulates the current state of the US meat industry,...
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was six. There was one premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
26 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Osborne Awarded Patent for Innovative Heat Pad Indicator Light
US - The US Patent and Trademark Office has recently awarded Patent No. 9,361,770, for one of Osborne Industries' newest products: the Osborne Heat Pad Indicator Light....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: National Pork Industry Conference Part 2
US - Last week we wrote about the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) that was held in Wisconsin and we focused on Dhamu Thamodaran of Smithfield Foods Report on Markets. This week we will give some...
25 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hogs Post Record Slaughter Levels
US - USDA-NASS has released its June monthly livestock slaughter numbers. Although USDA-AMS reported daily slaughter gives us a fairly clear picture of what monthly slaughter was before the monthly report...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Hog Prices Plunge
US - Hog prices were sharply lower this week. The national negotiated barrow and gilt carcass price averaged $69.88/cwt on Thursday, down $4.08 from a week earlier and down $7.31 from two weeks ago, write...
22 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Only Half of Consumers Aware of Food Waste Problem
US - Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. ...
Pig Industry News from United States ADM Launches High Protein Feed Ingredient
ANALYSIS - PROPLEX DY, a new product launched by ADM Animal Nutrition at World Pork Expo, offers a source of digestible amino acids that can improve returns on their feed investment, while reducing reliance...
21 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that were confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 12. There was one premises confirmed with having porcine delta coronavirus...
20 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: US Sees Record First Half of 2016 for Meat Production
US - Before getting into the topic of the day, we remind readers that USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has some important reports being released this week, write Steve Meyer and...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: National Pork Industry Conference Report
US - Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) which is held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
19 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Retail Pork Prices Moving in Seasonal Fashion
US - USDA-ERS released June average retail meat prices on Friday, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
18 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Cash Hog Price Decline Continues
US - Cash hog prices continue to decline and this has added to jitters in the pork complex about the outlook for hog values as we go into the fall and early winter months. The IA/MN base price last night...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Pork Retail Price Down From May
US - The average retail price of pork during June was $3.77 per pound. That was 1.1 cents lower than in May, but 6.7 cents higher than in June 2015. June grocery store pork prices were the lowest since...
Pig Industry News from United States GMO Labelling Bill Passed in US
US - New legislation designed to offer consumers more information about genetically engineered ingredients in their food passed in the US House of Representatives yesterday on a vote of 306-117....
14 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Strong May Results for US Pork Exports
US - US red meat exports gained momentum in May with shipments of both beef and pork increasing significantly year-over-year and reaching 2016 highs, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled...
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Manure Could Build Roads in Future
US - Professor Elle Fini and a team of researchers at North Carolina A&T State University have discovered what they believe to be the not so distant future of paved roadways....
13 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Processing Methods Improve Pigs' Digestion of Industrial Co-Products
US - Scientists at the University of Illinois using co-products from the ethanol and human food industries are helping shed light on ways processing high-fibre animal feed ingredients can enhance pigs'...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Last Few Weeks Disappointing for US Hog Producers
US - There are a few things worth noting in the markets this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
12 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Hog Market & Lacking Traction
US - A few weeks ago summer hog futures were approaching 90¢. But just like the corn market which has seen a collapse of almost a $1.00 per bushel, the lean hog market has declined to near 80¢. Packer...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: More Pork Coming to US from Europe, Less from Canada
US - US pork imports totalled 90.2 million pounds during May. That is up 10.5 per cent compared to May 2015, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, Ag Economics, MU....
11 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Slat's New Medicator Offers Practical On-Farm Solutions
US - Rated for use up to 11 GPM, the Hog Slat medicator can handle all your medicating, cleaning and vaccination needs. The fixed ratio 1:128 pump features reinforced valve support, a long lasting three-part...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: US Pork Exports Up Compared with 2015
US - The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published May monthly trade numbers for the protein industries last week. This data is based on the US Department of Commerce trade data, write Steve Meyer...
08 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States USA Pork Market
US - With the turmoil revolving around Brexit, it is hard to stay focused on a market plan. This downturn in markets will be overdone then bounce back and the world will continue to move forward, writes...
07 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Make Profit a Permanent Feature of Your Pig Farm by Using Automatic Pig Scales
Automatic pig scales can be used to produce amazing results in any given pig farm. Using automatic pig weighing machines is associated with several benefits such as reduced operational costs, better management...
06 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: USDA Projects Massive Corn and Soybean Production
US - The USDA sent a shock wave into what was an already reeling grain market with their USDA quarterly stocks report, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
05 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Market Deflates... Again
US - Summer hog futures rose sharply between mid May and mid June, driven in part by the rally in the grain markets but also rampant speculation that robust Chinese export demand would force domestic prices...
04 July 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CME: How Dollar Movements After Brexit Vote Affect US Meat Trade
US - Currency markets reacted violently to the surprising British vote to leave the European Union, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: More Hogs Than Expected
USDA's June acreage report says there were 94.1 million acres of corn planted this year. That is 7 per cent more than last year and the third most corn acres in the last 70 years (after 2012 and 2013)....
 
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