North America's largest winter swine trade show and conference to feature keynote speakers University of California-Davis Extension animal science specialist Alison Van Eenennaam and consultant Mark Jewell.
Two Iowa State University animal scientists were honored by their peers: Anna Johnson and Kenneth Stalder, were respectively presented the Animal Industry Service Award and ASAS Fellow in the extension award.
Today’s consumers are asking more questions about where their food comes from and now, a new non-fiction book by children’s author Katie Olthoff will help tell the story of raising pigs on a modern Iowa farm.
One industry feeds the other—and both need relief from trade conflicts. Iowa Soybean Association president Lindsay Geiner tells Chip Flory on AgriTalk about the current crop conditions and state of the pork industry.
An eastern Asian weed found its way into Iowa this year. Mile-a-minute weed is invasive and has been found as far west as Indiana and Kentucky with one outlier in Oregon. This is the plant’s first appearance in Iowa.
IPPA has provided $25,000 to IDALS to be used for various projects over the next year. The funds will help offset up to 50% of the costs for pig farmers to install saturated buffers or bioreactors on their farm land.