The quote, “You can’t pour from an empty cup,” may resonate with farmers who are currently dealing with mental health struggles. The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) understands how the pressure of keeping up with everyday responsibilities, along with the stressors...
Highlights: DCE Hog Futures went up modestly with low trading volume on Monday; Three distinguish price patterns were observed since the contract debuted on January 8th; Lunar Chinese New Year is traditionally a peak season for pork consumption; Travel...
Rick Swalla, DVM, recently talked with editors of Pig Health Today about regulations concerning extra label drug use. Q: Extra label drug use in swine and other animals is sometimes essential, but there are quite a few regulations governing extra label...
Environmentally controlled hog facilities eliminated most swine parasites. But Ascaris suum (roundworm) continues to persevere on some conventional farms and frequently on farms for niche markets. “Bringing pigs indoors onto slatted floors has decreased the overall prevalence of parasites in...
I have been pondering this subject for quite some time. I remember not long ago where no one talked about mental health (and especially rural mental health). But, the great news is we are hearing and learning more about...
Highlights: Annualized trading volume of DCE Live Hog is forecasted at 6.7 million contracts This is equivalent to 860 million hogs and a notional value of RMB 2.7 trillion CME Lean Hog and Pork Cutout have estimated annual volume...
Access the original article here At Hubbard Feeds, we get to work with a wide variety of producers across the country. From large integrators to small family farms and from commercial pig farms to show pig herds, there are many...
This year marks 30 years that the sow farm Hiawatha Gilts was constructed in Pipestone county, Minnesota birthing what would become the Pipestone System and change modern swine production. Most intriguing is what Hiawatha represents as we think about...
Vaccination is the cornerstone of control of Influenza   A   Virus   (IAV)   in   swine populations.  The  control  of  IAV  in  the growing pig population starts with control in  the  breeding  herd. University  of  Minnesota researchers  wanted  to  assess  the  effect ...
opefully the title of this article doesn’t make you turn and run! It is important to look back on the 2020 year and try to make some sense as to what happened - not only with the swine industry,...
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