Multimedia Library - All http://nationalhogfarmer.com/media en 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> What you missed at Iowa Swine Day http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/what-you-missed-iowa-swine-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Nearly 500 hog producers and swine business professionals invested in education and gathered at the Iowa State University campus for the fifth annual Iowa Swine Day hosted by ISU along with the Iowa Pork Industry Center and the Iowa Pork Producers Association.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/what-you-missed-iowa-swine-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/what-you-missed-iowa-swine-day#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:39:00 +0000 68311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Looking back at World Pork Expo '16 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This year&rsquo;s&nbsp;World Pork Expo&nbsp;reflected an optimistic tone as more than 20,000 producers and ag professionals, including 1,100 international guests from 35 countries, convened at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines, June 8-10.</p> <p>National Hog Farmer was there to cover the show from set-up to tear-down.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/looking-back-world-pork-expo-16#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:49:00 +0000 68251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Thousands of people braved the high temperatures to experience World Pork Expo 2016 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des&nbsp;Moines. (Photo courtesy of World Pork Expo)</p> Pig farmers urged to prepare for new VFD rule now http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now <div class="node-body audio-body"><p>National Pork Producers Council chief veterinarian, Liz Wagstrom, sat down with National Hog Farmer staff to discuss the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule and the changes soon coming to the farm.&nbsp; The new Veterinary Feed Directive and prescription changes for water-based antibiotics go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017 but the transition period is starting now.</p></div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" 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/2016/06/27533060476d2d2a47947o.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/wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4534438">wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Nutrition Health Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:49:00 +0000 68031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pork Board CEO: Looking forward to working with fantastic group http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group <div class="node-body audio-body">Bill Even, the new National Pork Board CEO, knows the importance of a strong livestock industry in the United States, and he is excited about being back in the industry.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group" 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/2016/06/bill-even-770.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/wpx-16-npb-even.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3841879">wpx-16-npb-even.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/pork-board-ceo-looking-forward-working-fantastic-group#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:08:00 +0000 67711 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Bill Even, the National Pork Board&#39;s new CEO, brings a strong livestock background to his new position, and he looks forward to working with all involved in the pork food chain.</p>