A multifaceted approach is key to PRRS prevention, says Dr. Brent Sexton, Pipestone Veterinary Sytems. Strict biosecurity should be enforced to ensure people and equipment aren’t bringing PRRS onto your farm.
Lingering flood waters are making it hard for farmers to recover after Hurricane Florence. Farmers are taking unusual steps to reach hog barns and forcing them to deliver feed through treacherous conditions.
It is beginning to look like the most severe part of the fear-based reaction to tariffs is easing, as negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico near a new deal. But you can't just stop trade without hurt on all sides.
The Maschhoffs want potential production partners to understand what’s involved before they enter into a contract agreement. They provide a comprehensive report that outlines the costs of constructing a hog building.
Respect, commitment and dedication provide staying power for the nation’s largest family-owned pork operation. Dave and Karen Maschhoff (left) and Ken and Julie Maschhoff (right), run The Maschhoffs, Inc.
Twenty-six nuisance cases have been filed by residents in North Carolina against Murphy-Brown/Smithfield Foods. What are the cases about? What about the Right to Farm Act? Could this happen in my state?
Hog farmers in North Carolina are watching with great concern the still-rising flood waters brought by Hurricane Florence. Farmers are providing feed and care for animals and fuel to power ventilation systems in barns.