Facilities http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Porcine parainfluenza virus type 1: Member of the porcine respiratory disease complex? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/porcine-parainfluenza-virus-type-1-member-porcine-respiratory-disease-complex <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Rademacher, Philip Gauger, Kevin Lin, Jianqiang Zhang, Pablo Pineyro and Karen Harmon; Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine - College of Veterinary Medicine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Iowa State University study if porcine parainfluenza virus type 1 is a member of the porcine respiratory disease complex.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/porcine-parainfluenza-virus-type-1-member-porcine-respiratory-disease-complex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/porcine-parainfluenza-virus-type-1-member-porcine-respiratory-disease-complex#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Health Marketing Fri, 27 May 2016 21:38:00 +0000 67291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Thinkstock Maschhoffs respond to alleged abuse video http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/maschhoffs-respond-alleged-abuse-video <div class="node-body article-body">The Maschhoffs took swift and firm action in the aftermath of the release of an uncover video alleging animal abuse at one of the company's sow farms in Nebraska.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/maschhoffs-respond-alleged-abuse-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/maschhoffs-respond-alleged-abuse-video#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Fri, 27 May 2016 17:49:00 +0000 67281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Get the skinny on World Pork Expo, download the App http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app <div class="node-body gallery-body">We know you are glued to your smartphone and never travel without it. You will not miss one thing at the World Pork Expo with the WPX 2016 App. Download the App today in the iPhones or Google store. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 26 May 2016 10:39:00 +0000 67231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com SHIC calls for research proposals on swine disease pathogen detection http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/shic-calls-research-proposals-swine-disease-pathogen-detection <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="field-deck"> Preliminary proposals due June 7 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Swine Health Information Center is soliciting preliminary research proposals, which are due by June 7, that focus on disease pathogen detection. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/shic-calls-research-proposals-swine-disease-pathogen-detection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/shic-calls-research-proposals-swine-disease-pathogen-detection#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Wed, 25 May 2016 18:43:00 +0000 67191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo AP to Introduce VariFlame heater at World Pork Expo http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ap-introduce-variflame-heater-world-pork-expo <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>VariFlame, a new variable rate heater offering many exclusive features for controlling pork production environments, will be launched by Automated Production Systems at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ap-introduce-variflame-heater-world-pork-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Wed, 25 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Nexthermal introduces Elstein ceramic infrared radiant heaters http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nexthermal-introduces-elstein-ceramic-infrared-radiant-heaters <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Nexthermal will be exhibiting at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 in Booth V-1065 to introduce its Elstein Ceramic Infrared Radiant Farrowing Heaters to attendees. Rugged and long-lasting, they do not emit visible light, offering a more natural night/day environment that facilitates restful sleep, improved growth and lower mortality rates. These infrared radiant heaters are also used in human infant incubators. They emit a more penetrating and consistent dry heat that keeps piglets warmer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nexthermal-introduces-elstein-ceramic-infrared-radiant-heaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Wed, 25 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC says GIPSA rule, TPP could affect producers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pork producers’ future fortunes can be affected — for good or for ill — by opportunities and challenges with which they are presented, such as proposed rules from the USDA related to the buying and selling of livestock.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Tue, 24 May 2016 19:28:00 +0000 67171 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Get answers to group sow housing questions at World Pork Expo in Nedap booth http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/get-answers-group-sow-housing-questions-world-pork-expo-nedap-booth <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>If you&rsquo;re thinking about making the change to group sow housing, you probably have a lot of questions. Bring your questions to World Pork Expo and meet one-on-one with other pork producers who have transitioned to group pens for sows.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/get-answers-group-sow-housing-questions-world-pork-expo-nedap-booth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Facilities Marketing Tue, 24 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Farm drainage: Point or nonpoint source of contention http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/farm-drainage-point-or-nonpoint-source-contention <div class="field-byline"> By Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry Law Firm, Des Moines, Iowa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Iowa has the attention of the nation’s agricultural sector because of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by the water supply entity for the city of Des Moines challenging drainage from field tile lines as discharges under the federal Clean Water Act.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/farm-drainage-point-or-nonpoint-source-contention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/farm-drainage-point-or-nonpoint-source-contention#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Mon, 23 May 2016 20:50:00 +0000 67151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Cheryl Day National Pork Board appointments announced http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/national-pork-board-appointments-announced <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Appointments of Alicia Pedemonti, Hopkinton, N.H.; Gene Noem, Ames, Iowa; and Mike Skahill, Williamsburg, Va., to the National Pork Board announced. Janet Archer, Goldsboro, N.C. and Terry O’Neel, Friend, Neb., were reappointed. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/national-pork-board-appointments-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/national-pork-board-appointments-announced#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Legislative Preview Pork Checkoff Mon, 23 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 67121 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com