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Apr 02, 2015

Flourishing new possibilities

Springtime often blooms new possibilities and a renew focus. As I step into the editor role at National Hog Farmer, my center of attention will now....More
Jan 21, 2015

PEDV still on minds at Minnesota Pork Congress

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus is still on the minds of hog producers and swine industry leaders, but the disease appears to be under control, at....More
Dec 12, 2014

No Magic Bullets, But Pork Industry Research Builds Toward Future Solutions

National Hog Farmer has a long tradition of delivering research-based information targeted specifically for our pork producer readers. Our December....More
Dec 05, 2014

A Responsible Pork Industry Cares About its Animals

It seems the pork industry has had another rough-and-tumble round of media coverage this week. Mercy for Animals released undercover video taken on a....More
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Sep 17, 2014

Leman Conference Impressions

I hate to admit, but this year was the first time that I have ever attended the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. Though I have worked in Minnesota....More
Dec 20, 2013

Looking Back at 2013 Through Headlines: The Year in Review

It’s that time of year when lists are made. It starts with the Christmas list and seems to conclude with a list of resolutions for 2014. When it....More
antibiotics for pigs.
Dec 13, 2013

Antibiotic Use in Agriculture Made News This Week

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance this week on two proposals aimed at limiting the use of antibiotics in food animals in....More
Nov 29, 2013

Still No Farm Bill (And Why We Care)

‘Tis the season to focus on our plentiful, affordable food, our full stomachs, and our thankfulness that one leads to the other. As we lick the....More
Nov 01, 2013

When Bad Videos Happen to Good Pork Producers

Ugh, another undercover video.” I think this was a common sentiment in the pork industry this week as the Mercy for Animals organization released....More
Oct 18, 2013

New App Delivers Blueprint Content

Each year, readers of National Hog Farmer receive two special print editions that take a look at key challenges facing pork producers. These special....More
Sep 20, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards

The September issue of National Hog Farmer is devoted to the topic of Environmental Management. One of the highlights of this issue of the magazine....More
Sep 13, 2013

Have You Thanked Your Local Vet School or Diagnostic Lab Today?

While looking over some of the headlines from the past week, it occurs to me that most pork producers are probably only one disease outbreak away....More
Aug 30, 2013

Aug. 31 was International Bacon Day!

The Labor Day weekend is considered by many to be the end of the carefree days of summer. In honor of this milestone, many people across the United....More
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Aug 16, 2013

Battling Antibiotic Misconceptions

It’s been another week where antibiotic issues were prominently featured in the news. Perhaps you saw the news release from the Chipotle restaurant....More
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