Goldilocks wanted to find a chair, a bowl and a bed that were "just right," neither too big nor too small. That's the same mentality you need to have about the body condition scores (BCS) of your sows,
Patrick Bane, an Illinois pig farmer, has been named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year by the National Pork Board. Bane will travel the U.S. as an ambassador and voice for the pork industry throughout the year.
SwineTech, a company that leverages voice recognition, computer vision and behavioral tracking to safely raise pigs and reduce production inefficiencies, raised $6.3 million total for its farrowing management platform.
State University will host a national center of excellence devoted to understanding the genomic, or molecular, mechanisms that govern important genetic traits in swine such as growth and disease resistance.