USDA's Hogs and Pigs report was released on December 23rd. In the Cattle Markets is normally devoted to cattle market analysis, but this report holds some important information on competing meats for the coming y
Pork producers in 2016 are expected to experience another year of tight margins similar to the year just completed. Pork production is expected to rise by about 1 percent, but beef production will rise by 4 percent and
The Pork Forum kicked off its 2016 session last week, bringing in hundreds of delegates representing the National Pork Board (Pork Board) and National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). Without question, the biggest topic o
Editor's note: This post was written by<p></p>San Patricio County Extension Agent Bobby McCool.and published by the Texas Farm Bureau.<p></p>
I am agriculture, and I get a day of my own on March 15.
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If the industry can learn how Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus arrived in the U.S., perhaps it can keep other diseases from having the same impact. Dr. Scott Dee's research is a strong step forward in that battle.
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
Oral fluid testing is a cost-effective and easy method to collect disease information to optimize pig health and productivity and meet today's disease challenges. An oral Ô¨Çuid sample provides an aggregate sample of
In a recent survey, 82 percent of pig farmers say they are aware of the upcoming regulatory changes regarding on-farm antibiotic use. And of those surveyed, on average, 71 percent have a defined record-keeping protocol