USSEC recently organized a swine nutrition and management training course at the Universidad Polytechnica of Madrid (UPM) in Spain. A group of almost twenty customers from various Eastern European countries including Po
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture. Set for June 6-7, the two-day tour will travel to locations in Illin
The swine industry is becoming increasingly data-centric, with multitudes of new data points generated daily in all sectors of the pork supply chain. Caleb Grohmann shares his thoughts on what's ahead.
Seedcorn maggot is a seed and seedling pest of corn and soybean. Plant injury is especially prevalent during cool and wet springs. The larvae, or maggots, feed on germinating corn and soybean seeds or seedlings.
As they gathered in the bleachers to listen to industry leaders and experts share their knowledge about the swine industry, I couldn’t help but think these are the most important faces of our industry.
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
COVID-19 concerns may have kept 2020 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference attendees physically apart, but it did not stop the sharing of ideas and perspectives during one of the industry’s most beloved events of the year.
As I watched my daughter arrange and rearrange her misshapen pumpkins on our porch, I couldn’t help but smile. In her eyes they were all absolutely perfect. She didn’t see the blemishes and imperfections.
The pivotal moment in the journey to more sustainable livestock production is now, says Brett Kaysen of the National Pork Board. Here's a look at how the pork and poultry industries are driving progress.