Multimedia Library - All http://nationalhogfarmer.com/media en Filtration, ventilation key to herd health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/filtration-ventilation-key-herd-health <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ventilation is a very important component to the health of a swine herd in today's modern facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/filtration-ventilation-key-herd-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/filtration-ventilation-key-herd-health#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Health Marketing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:54:00 +0000 70161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Young veterinarian puts animal welfare first and foremost http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/young-veterinarian-puts-animal-welfare-first-and-foremost <div class="node-body video-body">Natalie and John Baker discuss with farm broadcaster Max Armstrong the importance of focusing on individual pig care and encouraging pork producers to consciously think what is right for the pig.</div> <div class="field-byline"> This Week in Agribusiness </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/young-veterinarian-puts-animal-welfare-first-and-foremost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/young-veterinarian-puts-animal-welfare-first-and-foremost#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Health Marketing Health Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:11:00 +0000 70151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 5 hog-appealing things found at Farm Progress Show http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/5-hog-appealing-things-found-farm-progress-show <div class="node-body gallery-body">Visitors flock to the 2016 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, this week to walk the six miles of streets to check out the latest, greatest technology and information for the world of farming. While the largest outdoor farm show is not geared to the swine enthusiast, there was plenty to see and absorb.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/5-hog-appealing-things-found-farm-progress-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/5-hog-appealing-things-found-farm-progress-show#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +0000 69751 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 10 hog farm odor mitigation considerations http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations <div class="node-body gallery-body">Iowa State University's Jay Harmon and Daniel Andersen offer tips to mitigate or reduce odors from hog facilities, as well as costs and benefits of adopting those practices.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/10-hog-farm-odor-mitigation-considerations#comments Business Environment Facilities Marketing Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:58:00 +0000 69741 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Showing pigs breeds responsibility, lifelong bonds http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/showing-pigs-breeds-responsibility-lifelong-bonds <div class="node-body gallery-body">Raising pigs for the show ring is more than just competing for the win. It takes hard work and dedication. Illinois junior swine exhibitors share lessons they have learned while being passionate pig caretakers. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/showing-pigs-breeds-responsibility-lifelong-bonds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/showing-pigs-breeds-responsibility-lifelong-bonds#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:54:00 +0000 69491 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p><em>Photo by Stacy Stremsterfer</em></p> USMEF audio: U.S. pork, beef export volume up in first six months http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-us-pork-beef-export-volume-first-six-months <div class="node-body audio-body">Volume of pork and beef exports were up for the first six months of the year, though value is down for both, U.S. Meat Export Federation reports.</div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/First-half 2016 Export Results 8-8-16.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=1969850">First-half 2016 Export Results 8-8-16.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-us-pork-beef-export-volume-first-six-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-us-pork-beef-export-volume-first-six-months#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 09 Aug 2016 21:04:00 +0000 69241 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 7 things to get you ready for expanded Veterinary Feed Directives http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/7-things-get-you-ready-expanded-veterinary-feed-directives <div class="node-body gallery-body">Expanded Veterinary Feed Directives are on the horizon for livestock producers. Here's a guide of some information producers need to get inline before the new VFD rules go into effect Jan. 1.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/7-things-get-you-ready-expanded-veterinary-feed-directives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/7-things-get-you-ready-expanded-veterinary-feed-directives#comments Animal Well-Being Business Thu, 04 Aug 2016 21:50:00 +0000 69121 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Producers, their veterinarians and feed mills (even if they are owned by the hog producer) need to get up to speed with the regulations that will be coming with the expanded Veterinary Feed Directives that go into effect Jan. 1.</p> USMEF Audio: Producers see benefits for U.S. agriculture in Latin America http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-producers-see-benefits-us-agriculture-latin-america <div class="node-body audio-body">The showcase is a premier event for U.S. companies exporting pork, beef and lamb to Central and South America and the Caribbean</div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/Producers at USMEF Latin American Product Showcase.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=1975262">Producers at USMEF Latin American Product Showcase.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-producers-see-benefits-us-agriculture-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/usmef-audio-producers-see-benefits-us-agriculture-latin-america#comments Business Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 28 Jul 2016 22:07:00 +0000 68941 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Most promising new products for swine business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/most-promising-new-products-swine-business <div class="node-body gallery-body">National Hog Farmer realizes not everyone can make the journey to World Pork Expo in Des Moines and walk the Iowa State Fairgrounds to explore the latest, greatest technologies. That’s where the National Hog Farmer New Product Tour comes in.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/most-promising-new-products-swine-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/most-promising-new-products-swine-business#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:40:00 +0000 68401 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com USMEF audio report: Brexit’s impact on meat trade examined http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usmef-audio-report-brexit-s-impact-meat-trade-examined <div class="node-body audio-body">With voters in the United Kingdom choosing to leave the European Union, U.S. Meat Export Federation Economist Erin Borror discusses the near-term and longer-term impact of the so-called “Brexit” referendum on global meat trade.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/business/usmef-audio-report-brexit-s-impact-meat-trade-examined" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/07/thinkstock-us-uk-puzzle-595.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/Erin Borror post-Brexit analysis 07-04-16.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=1991951">Erin Borror post-Brexit analysis 07-04-16.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usmef-audio-report-brexit-s-impact-meat-trade-examined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/usmef-audio-report-brexit-s-impact-meat-trade-examined#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:41:00 +0000 68371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>With voters in the United Kingdom choosing to leave the European Union, U.S. Meat Export Federation Economist Erin&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Borror">Borror</span>&nbsp;discusses the near-term and longer-term impact of the so-called &ldquo;Brexit&rdquo; referendum on global meat trade.</p>