Iowa’s General Assembly failed to take action on a request by activist groups for a legislative moratorium on new and expanded “factory farms” in the Hawkeye state, but the groups vow the issue will return.
Pre-wean mortality us a major concern for the U.S. pork industry. Did you know producers lose a bigger proportion of their production in the first 3 weeks of life than they do in the rest of the entire production cycle?
It’s time to start a new group of pigs. If you want to have your best closeout possible, get your weaned pigs off to a good start. Chad Berentschot shares a few tips in the Pipestone Veterinary Corner column.
The National Pork Producers Council and 30 state pork producer associations asked Agriculture Secretary Perdue on Thursday to take additional measures to protect the U.S. pork industry from African swine fever.
Morgan Thayer, a Purdue University graduate student, says the greatest challenge for the next generation in the swine industry is forming a trusting producer-consumer relationship regarding the way farmers produce pork.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation today that authorizes funding for 740 new agricultural inspectors at land, air and sea ports to prevent ASF and other foreign animal diseases from entering the U.S.
Animal rights activism ranked as the number one challenge for the future of the pork industry, according to a 2019 Farm Journal survey. Here are four ways you can protect your farm from animal activists.
The waiting game continues for the North Carolina pork industry as the three judges for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., now have 90 days to issue their ruling on hog nuisance lawsuits.