Farmweld, makers of pig technology and equipment, held a groundbreaking ceremony this week for state-of-the-art offices it’s building to continue to attract “the best and the brightest” employees to the company.
A growing school district, an active housing boom and rising pay scales are just a few examples of how the new Prestage Foods of Iowa pork processing plant in Eagle Grove, Iowa, is impacting the local economy.
Before the champion barrow drive at The Exposition, the National Junior Swine Association and Team Purebred stopped the show for “Perspectives in Progress,” a panel of industry experts to discuss swine biosecurity.
Telemedicine allows health-care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients in remote locations using telecommunications technology. No one doubts its potential, but it’s not without controversy.
Instead of using dietary antibiotics to help the piglets cope and avoid illness at weaning, USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are investigating a naturally occurring amino acid known as L-glutamine