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  • Jun 8, 2016
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    Jan Archer talks issues facing hog producers

    Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    New controller technology enhances management precision and simplicity at Illinois Sow Farm

    As a full-time pork producer who is also responsible for taking care of her own family, Clare Schilling welcomes new technologies that can help simplify and streamline the management of her hog operations. Despite recent advancements in many facets of pork production, most swine facilities today still rely on older, less efficient technology when it comes to environmental controllers....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    ESF feeds sows with precision

    Phase two, of a multi-year study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) led by Dr. Kees DeLange at the University of Guelph has received base funding from Ontario Pork and will examine the value of precision sow feeding and its financial, reproduction and environmental impacts. Phase one of the multi-year University of Guelph study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) has proven the potential value of feeding sows with a commercial-level, precision, electronic sow feeder (ESF)....More
  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    AP to Introduce VariFlame heater at World Pork Expo

    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....More
  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    Nexthermal introduces Elstein ceramic infrared radiant heaters

    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....More
  • May 24, 2016
    press release

    Get answers to group sow housing questions at World Pork Expo in Nedap booth

    If you’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....More
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