As the weather cools, the pork industry increases its vigilance against Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Over the past 20 years, PRRS has emerged as the most economically important disease for U.S. po
Brazil’s JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacking company, said on Tuesday that rising prices for grain, the key raw material for feed, don’t show any hint of cooling off, forcing it to cut other costs.
Flood waters are receding, but the challenges in recovery for farmers and livestock producers are just beginning. Beth Doran, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialist, recommends producers get out in their fields as soon as possible.
A once uncommon virus in pigs that's appearing this year with greater frequency should keep pork producers and local veterinarians vigilant but is no cause for panic, according to an Iowa State University veterina
Livestock producers must become familiar with a new directive regulating certain medications that can be added to the animals' feed, according to Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University Extension Service vete