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  • Aug 12, 2016
    blog

    Hard lessons learned in show barn

    Illinois junior swine exhibitors share valuable lessons from the state fair barns....More
  • Aug 8, 2016
    press release

    Hypor installs Nedap pig performance system at research facility

    ​Hypor Genetics, one of the world’s leading suppliers of commercial swine genetics, has installed Nedap pig performance testing stations at its facility in Abernathy, Saskatchewan, Canada. Hypor Genetics evaluates performance indicators on thousands of pigs each year. With the Nedap system, evaluation capabilities will increase by 25%....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    blog

    Media interview gone wrong 1

    Openly, Illinois pig farmers accepted the invitation to open the barn doors to reporters of the Chicago Tribune. Unfortunately, the end product was not the balanced approach participants hoped for....More
  • Aug 1, 2016
    blog

    5 notable developments transpiring in China pork industry

    The leading global producer and consumer of pork, China is currently undergoing an evolution that should have all pig farmers sitting up and taking notice....More
  • Jul 25, 2016
    blog

    3 ways HSUS is pressing meatless agenda

    HSUS' mission to make the entire world “meatless” is still alive and kicking. The game may have change. The tactics may be refined, but the agenda is rocking on....More
  • Jul 22, 2016
    blog

    And so it begins: Prestage Iowa plant – Part II

    People will have plenty to say about Prestage Farms' plan to build a pork processing plant in Wright County, Iowa, and the county Supervisors introduced steps to maintain civility to those comments....More
  • Jul 19, 2016
    press release

    Ralco honored for its commitment to Minnesota agricultural education

    The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators honored Ralco with its Business and Industry Award at the group’s summer conference in St. Cloud July 7. “The award recognizes businesses and organizations that have provided support, service and promotion of agricultural education in Minnesota,” says Tom Appel, MAAE executive director and professional development coordinator....More
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