Facilities http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Purina selects the RxExpress platform for VFD compliance http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/purina-selects-rxexpress-platform-vfd-compliance <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Purina Animal Nutrition has selected the RxExpress&nbsp;software platform from New Planet Technologies as its tool to help meet feed documentation requirements of the Veterinary Feed Directive. This federal regulation mandates documentation of a veterinarian&rsquo;s approval to feed or distribute feed additive antibiotics that are deemed medically important to production livestock. It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/purina-selects-rxexpress-platform-vfd-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:07:36 +0000 66461 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pre-World Pork Expo Tours provide insight into U.S. ag http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pre-world-pork-expo-tours-provide-insight-us-ag <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is offering two tours prior to the 2016 World Pork Expo that provide unique insights into U.S. agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pre-world-pork-expo-tours-provide-insight-us-ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pre-world-pork-expo-tours-provide-insight-us-ag#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:57:00 +0000 66431 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Producers Council Do your draft homework to develop a strong pork team http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as football teams assess their current strengths and weaknesses, pork producers should also evaluate where their team could use a high "draft pick."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/do-your-draft-homework-develop-strong-pork-team#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:14:00 +0000 66421 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 2016 World Pork new product tour http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2016-world-pork-new-product-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2016-world-pork-new-product-tour#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Resources Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:34:00 +0000 66411 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com EPA announces 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/epa-announces-2016-safer-choice-partner-year-awards <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing 24 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/epa-announces-2016-safer-choice-partner-year-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/epa-announces-2016-safer-choice-partner-year-awards#comments Business Environment Facilities Facilities Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:32:00 +0000 66401 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Burning questions kids ask about pig farming http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/burning-questions-kids-ask-about-pig-farming <div class="node-body gallery-body">Fair Oaks Farm provides an escape to the country and a welcoming environment for the public to learn about modern farming practices. Over 110,000 visitors came to Fair Oaks, Ind., to reconnect with the family farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/burning-questions-kids-ask-about-pig-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/burning-questions-kids-ask-about-pig-farming#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:46:00 +0000 66381 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AASV provides hog biosecurity fact sheets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/aasv-provides-hog-biosecurity-fact-sheets <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fact sheets are now available to help hog producers and feed delivery personnel gain a better understanding of major swine diseases and the biosecurity practices that will minimize the risk of pathogen transmission during feed deliveries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/aasv-provides-hog-biosecurity-fact-sheets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/aasv-provides-hog-biosecurity-fact-sheets#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Biosecurity Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:54:00 +0000 66351 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Tick bite could exterminate meat-eaters' appetite http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite <div class="node-body blog-body">A bite from lone star ticks in some people can trigger sensitivity to red meat that can result in symptoms such as itching, hives, swollen lips and breathing problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/tick-bite-could-exterminate-meat-eaters-appetite#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 19:38:00 +0000 66281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com How will you meet your finishing space needs? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/how-will-you-meet-your-finishing-space-needs <div class="field-byline"> By Daryl Timmerman, AgStar Financial Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With more packing plants coming online, the question remains who will have the ability to meet the growing demand of hog finishing spaces?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/how-will-you-meet-your-finishing-space-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/how-will-you-meet-your-finishing-space-needs#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:34:00 +0000 66271 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Hog futures are performing according to their seasonal tendencies http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-futures-are-performing-according-their-seasonal-tendencies <div class="node-body article-body">Going with the normal seasonal low tendency, one should be prepared to experience a low in hog futures sometime during May. Negotiating and identifying exactly when the low is being established leans heavily on experience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-futures-are-performing-according-their-seasonal-tendencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/hog-futures-are-performing-according-their-seasonal-tendencies#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:55:00 +0000 66261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo