Health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en USDA makes $130 million available for viable plant and animal production systems http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-130-million-available-viable-plant-and-animal-production-systems <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA announced that it is making $130 million in funding available for education, research and Extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economically viable plant and animal production systems.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-130-million-available-viable-plant-and-animal-production-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-130-million-available-viable-plant-and-animal-production-systems#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Resources Legislative Preview Mon, 30 May 2016 02:57:00 +0000 67311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Mark Wilson 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 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 A pro-science win? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent report claims genetically modified organisms pose no health concerns to humans who consume products made from such crops. Though a victory for modern agriculture, the battle is far from over. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/pro-science-win#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 20 May 2016 16:46:00 +0000 67061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PigCHAMP and GlobalVetLINK announce VFD integration http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pigchamp-and-globalvetlink-announce-vfd-integration <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>GlobalVetLINK (GVL<sub>&reg;</sub>) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP&rsquo;s swine management software with GVL&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.globalvetlink.com/products/feedlink/" target="_blank">FeedLINK<sub>&reg;</sub> Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive</a> solution.</p> <p>With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pigchamp-and-globalvetlink-announce-vfd-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Health Fri, 20 May 2016 12:44:44 +0000 67051 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PRRS: Immunity matters http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/prrs-immunity-matters <div class="node-body article-body">Research has shown that vaccine-derived immunity can help ward off PRRS impact at various levels of viral insult.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/prrs-immunity-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/prrs-immunity-matters#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing PRRS Thu, 19 May 2016 13:28:00 +0000 67001 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo 2016 Pork Master: Elizabeth Lautner http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-pork-master-elizabeth-lautner <div class="node-body article-body">Elizabeth Lautner, DVM, MS, rises to every challenge that greets her, and walking away from problematic situations is never an option in her book.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-pork-master-elizabeth-lautner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/2016-pork-master-elizabeth-lautner#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Health Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 12 May 2016 14:22:00 +0000 66841 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>A drive to never stop learning and continuously stepping out of her comfort zone are two traits that have served Elizabeth Lautner well as guiding principles for a successful career.</p> USDA FDA finalizes rule for data collection of antimicrobial sales http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-finalizes-rule-data-collection-antimicrobial-sales <div class="field-byline"> Source: FDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption or food-producing animals.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-finalizes-rule-data-collection-antimicrobial-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-finalizes-rule-data-collection-antimicrobial-sales#comments Animal Well-Being Health Marketing Health Antibiotics Wed, 11 May 2016 17:20:00 +0000 66791 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com SMS records show performance growth in 11-plus years http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/sms-records-show-performance-growth-11-plus-years <div class="field-byline"> By Ron Ketchem and Mark Rix, Swine Management Services LLC, Fremont, Neb. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Perusing database farms shows performance variances in the top 10% compared with all farms.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/sms-records-show-performance-growth-11-plus-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/sms-records-show-performance-growth-11-plus-years#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Mon, 09 May 2016 19:58:00 +0000 66721 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo USDA makes $6 million available for antimicrobial resistance research http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-6-million-available-antimicrobial-resistance-research <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA is making $6 million available through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-6-million-available-antimicrobial-resistance-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/usda-makes-6-million-available-antimicrobial-resistance-research#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 09 May 2016 15:25:00 +0000 66701 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com American Veterinary Medical Association