Facilities http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more 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 Feed wheat to hogs with proper precautions http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/feed-wheat-hogs-proper-precautions <div class="node-body article-body">Though the price of wheat may entice hog producers to add the small grain to swine diets, Kansas State’s Mike Tokach urges producers to tread carefully, heeding precautions. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/feed-wheat-hogs-proper-precautions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/feed-wheat-hogs-proper-precautions#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:21:00 +0000 70141 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Sean Gallup Murray’s problem-solving earns her Science in Practice honor http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/murray-s-problem-solving-earns-her-science-practice-honor <div class="node-body article-body">Deborah Murray, Veterinary Services manager, with New Fashion Pork likes to act the part of problem solver for her health solutions. That has earned her this year's Science in Practice Award at the Allen D. Leman Swine Conference in St. Paul, Minn.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/murray-s-problem-solving-earns-her-science-practice-honor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/murray-s-problem-solving-earns-her-science-practice-honor#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:58:00 +0000 70081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com It’s a better time to be a packer than a producer http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/it-s-better-time-be-packer-producer <div class="node-body article-body">Record hog slaughter will stress slaughter capacity and force down hog prices more than usual. If so, this year may turn out to be the most profitable one ever for hog packers.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/it-s-better-time-be-packer-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/it-s-better-time-be-packer-producer#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:34:00 +0000 70061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com FDA seeks input on judicious use of medically important antimicrobials http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/fda-seeks-input-judicious-use-medically-important-antimicrobials <div class="node-body article-body">FDA seeks input on judicious use of medically important microbials; producers win appeal versus EPA; WTO complaint filed against China subsidies; large corn and soybean crops projected.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/fda-seeks-input-judicious-use-medically-important-antimicrobials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/fda-seeks-input-judicious-use-medically-important-antimicrobials#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:25:00 +0000 70051 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Chilled U.S. pork makes headway in fiercely competitive Japanese market http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/chilled-us-pork-makes-headway-fiercely-competitive-japanese-market <div class="field-byline"> By U.S. Meat Export Federation Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The bright spot for U.S. pork exports to Japan in 2016 is that shipments of higher-value chilled (never frozen) cuts are on a record-setting pace. Through July, exports of chilled U.S. pork to Japan totaled 126,394 metric tons, up 12% from the same period last year.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/chilled-us-pork-makes-headway-fiercely-competitive-japanese-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/chilled-us-pork-makes-headway-fiercely-competitive-japanese-market#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 02:47:00 +0000 70041 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com TPP pork producers’ top priority during fly-in http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/tpp-pork-producers-top-priority-during-fly <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting a vote this year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement was the top issue on which pork producers from around the country lobbied their congressional lawmakers this week.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/tpp-pork-producers-top-priority-during-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/tpp-pork-producers-top-priority-during-fly#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:09:00 +0000 70031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Website highlights FDA policies updating standards for antibiotics used in food animals http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/website-highlights-fda-policies-updating-standards-antibiotics-used-food-animals <div class="field-byline"> Source: Animal Health Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Expanded Veterinary Feed Directives go into effect Jan. 1, and producers and veterinarians have yet another place to turn for more information on the changes they face.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/website-highlights-fda-policies-updating-standards-antibiotics-used-food-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/website-highlights-fda-policies-updating-standards-antibiotics-used-food-animals#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Antibiotics Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:09:00 +0000 70021 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Production partnership takes on different meaning at time of loss http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/production-partnership-takes-different-meaning-time-loss <div class="node-body article-body">At the time of need, “family” expands in a production partnership to keep the hog farming dream alive.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/production-partnership-takes-different-meaning-time-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/production-partnership-takes-different-meaning-time-loss#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:30:00 +0000 70001 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>A group of pig farmers gathered with their production partner to lend a helping hand for a fellow pork producer.</p>