Facilities http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Friday Roundup: 5 agriculture stories to read, May 22 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/friday-roundup-5-agriculture-stories-read-may-22 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Catch up with the must read agriculture stories from this week.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/friday-roundup-5-agriculture-stories-read-may-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/friday-roundup-5-agriculture-stories-read-may-22#comments Business Facilities Marketing Fri, 22 May 2015 20:49:00 +0000 57231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com #RealPigFarming Challenge, Week 2 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The competition is sizzling in Week 2 of the #RealPigFarming Challenge. Great things are happening on pig farms across the United States and Canada. Click through the #RealPigFarming social media posts for the week May 9-May 15. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Sun, 17 May 2015 21:59:00 +0000 56871 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com World Pork Expo app features http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/world-pork-expo-app-features <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bring your phone. We have you covered with the 2015 World Pork Expo app, available for free at the Itunes and Google Play store.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/world-pork-expo-app-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/world-pork-expo-app-features#comments Facilities Thu, 14 May 2015 00:54:00 +0000 56791 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Celebrating 80 years of lighting, efficiency, comfort http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/celebrating-80-years-lighting-efficiency-comfort <div class="node-body blog-body">May marks the 80th anniversary of the Rural Electrification Administration, and it's time the celebrate the efficiencies and productivity it brought to rural American and modern hog production.</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/celebrating-80-years-lighting-efficiency-comfort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/celebrating-80-years-lighting-efficiency-comfort#comments Environment Facilities National Hog Farmer Blog Wed, 13 May 2015 22:30:00 +0000 56781 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Washington state dairies settle over manure management practices http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/washington-state-dairies-settle-over-manure-management-practices <div class="field-byline"> Source: Yakima (Wash.) Herald-Republic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against three Yakima Valley dairies in Washington state found to be posing an imminent threat to public health because of their manure-management practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/washington-state-dairies-settle-over-manure-management-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/washington-state-dairies-settle-over-manure-management-practices#comments Business Environment Facilities Manure Management Wed, 13 May 2015 20:55:00 +0000 56761 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Does hog size impact manure production? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/does-hog-size-impact-manure-production <div class="field-byline"> Source: Daniel Andersen, The Manure Scoop blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Does raising hogs to heavier weights create new considerations when designing manure storage facilities in an operation?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/does-hog-size-impact-manure-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/does-hog-size-impact-manure-production#comments Business Environment Facilities Manure Management Wed, 13 May 2015 20:05:00 +0000 56751 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Two die in Minnesota hog barn fire http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/two-die-minnesota-hog-barn-fire <div class="field-byline"> Source: Rock County (Minn.) Star Herald </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two people died Monday in a hog barn fire in the southwest corner of Minnesota.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/two-die-minnesota-hog-barn-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/two-die-minnesota-hog-barn-fire#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Tue, 12 May 2015 22:19:00 +0000 56731 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com #RealPigFarming Challenge, Week 1 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Everyday hog farmers work very hard to raise pork for our table. We challenged them to open the barn doors and share the real stories of real pig farming. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Sun, 10 May 2015 22:07:00 +0000 56601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Expert panel probes Colorado hog farm undercover video http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video <div class="node-body article-body">Seaboard Foods respond to animal cruelty allegations. An independent animal review panel provides expert perspectives on the released undercover video. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Herd management Thu, 07 May 2015 14:49:00 +0000 56571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Vivitar LifeCams, a wearable camcorder&nbsp;</p> Getty Images/Becker Does floor space allowance during rearing impact future reproduction? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/does-floor-space-allowance-during-rearing-impact-future-reproduction <div class="field-byline"> By Mark J. Estienne and Stuart R. Callahan, Virginia Tech- Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Suffolk and Jason W. Ross, Iowa State University Department of Animal Science, Ames, Iowa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Adequate floor spacing plays a role in the overall health of your gilt herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/does-floor-space-allowance-during-rearing-impact-future-reproduction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/does-floor-space-allowance-during-rearing-impact-future-reproduction#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Reproduction Sow Management Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:59:00 +0000 55821 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com