Minnesota pork producers Wayne and Laura Dahl have made a commitment to stewardship. "We want to leave a legacy," Wayne Dahl says. Take a video tour and learn more about these 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Award winners....More
Future View Farm is a family operation in the shadow of Pennsylvania's historic Boehm's Chapel. Jeff and Sue Frey, assisted by their children, Clara and Ross, use public exposure as a motivator to keep their farm in tip-top shape. Take a video tour and learn more about these 2012 Pork industry Environmental Steward Award winners....More
Visitors use words such as "scenic" and "tranquil" to describe Trail's End Sow Farm #2 near Ames, OK. Jeff Mencke and Bill Barnes are being recognized as 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards for their management skills. Take a video tour and learn more about their award-winning approach to pork production....More
An Ontario pork producer has developed a new automatic air inflation/deflation (AAID) control system that can help reduce soil compaction problems when operating heavy manure application equipment....More
When artificial insemination is used, it is imperative that the stockperson learn to simulate the actions of the boar. The more the boar is allowed to stimulate the female, the greater the chances of producing a standing response. When stimulation is provided effectively, estrus lasts longer and ovulation is greater.
'Tis the season for amazing (sometimes bizarre) food finds at local fairs! Some fairs have come and gone by now, some are in progress and some are still coming up. We're bringing National Hog Farmer readers a small taste of some of the pork-based treats at a few state fairs.
The “Prettiest Pig” finalists have been named in the National Hog Farmer “Hogs are Beautiful” Photo Contest! A panel of editors considered comments from readers while choosing the finalists in the “Prettiest Pig” category. Now the voting is up to you.