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.
Hurricanes often spawn storms of misinformation, including warnings about pig farms from activist groups intent on stoking fears. As Isaias approaches North Carolina, here's how pig farmers are preparing.
Drought. Floods. Early frost. Heat waves. Everyone knows agricultural production is highly sensitive to changes in weather and climate. A new report takes a look at how agricultural systems are impacted by those changes.
If you have found yourself wondering when we will finally return to normal, I have some bad news. Normal moved away and did not leave a forwarding address. It's time to focus your attention on optimal capital structure.
The importance of agriculture and our food system has never been clearer to the world than now. The scale of the crisis is enormous but are there positive actions that pork producers have made and can use post-virus?
The pandemic’s impact on the global pork supply chain won’t be over anytime soon. Rabobank analysts revised down pork production for 2020 in major producing countries in its most recent Pork Quarterly report.
U.S. hog futures rose on Monday on signs of improving demand for pork products and optimism about export demand from China as the Asian country struggles with renewed outbreaks of a hog disease, traders said.
As the weather cools, the pork industry increases its vigilance against Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Over the past 20 years, PRRS has emerged as the most economically important disease for U.S. po
When Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) hit North America in 2013, it had many in the swine industry scratching their heads wondering how and why? For any of you that were listening during your high school history
Everyone who works with pigs is likely aware of the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across Europe and Asia. So the question becomes – what can we do to prepare our farms for potential foreign animal disease?