Facilities http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en AP introduces advanced filter to reduce risk of swine virus outbreaks http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/ap-introduces-advanced-filter-reduce-risk-swine-virus-outbreaks <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>AP (Automated Production Systems) is introducing an advanced new <img alt="" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/APfilter.jpg" style="width: 295px; height: 342px; float: right;" />filter to help reduce the risk of swine viruses in pork production facilities. The Camfil Pathogen Barrier Pro uses a unique, specially designed glass/synthetic hybrid media, offering the benefits of both.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/ap-introduces-advanced-filter-reduce-risk-swine-virus-outbreaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Facilities Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:59:56 +0000 59241 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WPX ’15 New Product Tour: Thorp offers Danish-style farrow freestall http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-15-new-product-tour-thorp-offers-danish-style-farrow-freestall <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt, correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rising interest in livestock housing has producers looking at new ways to manage traditional chores. Thorp Equipment Inc. is meeting the challenge with a new freestall farrow system that provides a traditional space for farrowing, but the ability to open up the unit to give the sow more room, yet provide good creep space for pigs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-15-new-product-tour-thorp-offers-danish-style-farrow-freestall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/wpx-15-new-product-tour-thorp-offers-danish-style-farrow-freestall#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing World Pork Expo Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:54:00 +0000 58831 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WPX ’15 New Product Tour: Munters VX36 fan boosts efficiency in smaller package http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt, correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept of moving air in confinement buildings is changing as Munters turns from traditional electric motors with belt drives for fan blades to more efficient systems, and the New Product Tour panel selected the Munters VX36 Fan with Munters Drive Motor as a finalist in part due to its energy savings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing World Pork Expo Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:28:00 +0000 58821 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WPX ’15 New Product Tour: Echberg LED system aims to bring light to the sow http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/wpx-15-new-product-tour-echberg-led-system-aims-bring-light-sow <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt, correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Animals respond to light in many ways, for sows having the right amount of light can impact gestation and reproductive issues. Echberg Distribution's LED Light System with a unique plug-and-play design that offers producers a "focused" way to bring light to animals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/wpx-15-new-product-tour-echberg-led-system-aims-bring-light-sow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/wpx-15-new-product-tour-echberg-led-system-aims-bring-light-sow#comments Business Facilities Marketing World Pork Expo Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:10:00 +0000 58811 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Keep hogs cool and growing in summer heat http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat <div class="field-byline"> Source: Hubbard Feeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As summer temps rise, it is important that farms have followed through on their pre-summer checklists preparing their operations to adequately protect the livestock. Hubbard Feeds provides these tips to keep in mind to manage pigs to keep them cool and growing during challenging periods of heat stress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 58771 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Summer’s a good time to inspect manure storage http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage <div class="field-byline"> Source: Daniel Andersen, The Manure Scoop blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regardless the storage type, the basic principles to maintaining and managing the storage structure are similar. In any case, frequent evaluation and preventative maintenance will significantly reduce your risk and keep your manure where you want it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage#comments Business Environment Facilities Manure Management Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:53:00 +0000 58571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Webinar to focus on animal ag solid waste and clean air issues http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues <div class="field-byline"> Source: eXtension.org </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The implications of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Clean Air Act on animal agriculture, recent litigation and other legal issues will be discussed during an Aug. 6 webinar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:26:00 +0000 58551 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Announcing the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion <div class="node-body blog-body">The votes have been counted and the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion has been selected.</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/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/announcing-realpigfarming-grand-champion#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:59:00 +0000 58371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Fair Oaks Farms, Pork Education Center http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks literally throws open the barn door to let you see what goes on inside a modern pig farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fair-oaks-farms-pork-education-center#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:39:00 +0000 58351 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Iowa Swine Day http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/iowa-swine-day <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Iowa Swine Day: Leading experts focusing on topics vital to today&#39;s pork industry.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/iowa-swine-day#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:54:00 +0000 58301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com