DNA Genetics recently hosted 40 East Butler Public School students and teachers for a tour of the InSight Performance Center. The fifth- and sixth-grade students are taking part in an agricultural learning program called “Ag-citement in the Classroom”....More
Producers planning to build new sow facilities and/or stay in the business long enough to recapitalize their existing sow facilities will likely need to confront decisions about sow housing. The goal of this article is to share our experiences with implementing electronic sow feeding as an alternative to the gestation stall....More
Nutrient management is always on the mind of Pennsylvania hog farmer, Bob Buser. Farming in the Chesapeake Bay watershed adds a new layer of challenges with government regulations establishing strict criteria for manure management....More
USDA and FDA’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gathering input to assess impact of measures being implemented to foster the judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs for livestock....More
A U.S. District Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by animal-rights and environmental activists against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the agency’s withdrawal of a proposed Clean Water Act rule that would have required livestock and poultry operations to report information about their operations....More
The National Pork Producers Council is urging the president to quickly sign into law legislation reauthorizing the livestock mandatory price reporting law. The current statute is set to expire tomorrow....More
A World Trade Organization arbitration panel will issue a final decision on Nov. 27 concerning the amount of annual retaliatory tariffs Canada and Mexico can impose on U.S imports as a result of country-of-origin labeling....More
The University of Minnesota, Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry.