Germany's swine herd numbers are reaching near 20-year lows, resulting in a decline in pig feed demand. This causes challenges for the U.S. as it’s currently the top exporter of commodity soybeans to Germany.
Pork Perspectives is a recurring column that provides business and strategy tips from industry leaders. Meet Annamaria Marangoni, strategic marketing and technology director in Cargill’s premix and nutrition business.
USDA’s August crop production forecast delivered a shock to corn markets with much larger production than expected. Market participants continue to question the crop size, says agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.
Mickie Trudeau explores antibiotic alternatives in nursery pigs at the University of Minnesota. She believes if you are willing to put the work in, ask for help and learn, you can be successful in the swine industry.
Pigs can survive without air for three minutes, without water for three days and without feed for three weeks. Those figures might not be exact science, but Pipestone's Jon DeJong thinks they tell a compelling story.
Pipestone Applied Research received a Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research grant to test 10 commercially available mitigants to assess their ability to deactivate deadly viruses in contaminated feed.
Does drinking water quality influence health and performance of pigs? University of Minnesota researchers are looking at the impact of water quality on animal performance, gut health and livability of nursery pigs.