NPPC is joining a global initiative to prevent unsafe residues of veterinary drugs in food, develop surveillance to help mitigate risks associated with antibiotic use and minimize spread of antimicrobial resistance.
The U.S. loses 3,000 to 4,000 sows a week to prolapses, says Jason Ross with Iowa State University, which is many more than the industry was losing 10 years ago. Here are possible causes and strategies to implement.
University of Illinois veterinary student Megan Bloemer received the first-ever Morrison Swine Innovator Prize, a new award for students who want to specialize in swine medicine, at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference.
A new company called Iowa Food Group has purchased the former Tyson Foods deli meat plant in Cherokee, Iowa. The 250,000-sq.ft. plant will launch a further-processing meat business including beef, pork and poultry.