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Mar 31, 2020 by University of Illinois
“Although the number is down 1% from last December, it is generally a continuation of the industry expansion that has been ongoing since mid-2014,” says Jason Franken, ag economist at Western Illinois University.
Mar 30, 2020 by University of Illinois
According to new research, the element seems to enhance pigs’ ability to utilize fat after absorption, resulting in increased energy utilization of the entire diet.
Dec 30, 2019 by University of Illinois
According to research from the University of Illinois, excess leucine in pig diets can decrease protein synthesis and reduce feed intake.
Nov 13, 2019 by University of Illinois
Given greater oil-extraction efficiencies at corn-ethanol plants, the resulting co-products, DDGS, are lower in fat. That means less energy for pigs consuming DDGS as part of their diet.
Sep 17, 2019 by University of Illinois
Last week’s price rally in the soybean market relied on the prospects of easing trade tensions with China.
Sep 11, 2019 by University of Illinois
Research shows reducing protein in diets for weanling pigs may reduce diarrhea, comparable to pigs fed antibiotic growth promoters to help reduce diarrhea.
Apr 15, 2019 by University of Illinois
Corn prices held steady last week after the bearish WASDE report projected a 200 million-bushel increase in 2018-19 ending stocks.
Apr 09, 2019 by University of Illinois
As the U.S. administration continues to negotiate a trade deal with China, the prospect of a resolution looms larger for corn and soybean export potential in 2019.
Apr 01, 2019 by University of Illinois
Graduates of the Executive Veterinary Program report that the sessions equip them to manage ongoing and new challenges in the swine industry.
Mar 29, 2019 by University of Illinois
Copper hydroxychloride improves feed efficiency of growing pigs and may reduce the need for added fat in diets for pigs.
Mar 28, 2018 by University of Illinois
Although the role of choline in neurodevelopment has been studied before in rodents, the new research, done with pigs, has more relevance to humans. It's another example of how research with animals assists humans.