Resources http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Goodband Receives Animal Management Award http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Society of Animal Science </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robert “Bob” Goodband, Professor of Animal Science at Kansas State University, has been honored with the Animal Management Award presented by the American Society of Animal Science. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/goodband-receives-animal-management-award#comments Food Animal Report Resources Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 49681 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Photo courtesy of American Society of Animal Science. Meet a new Bacon Super Hero http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero <div class="field-byline"> Source: MeatPoultr.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Video game developers have created a new video game featuring a super hero called "Bacon Man." </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/meet-new-bacon-super-hero#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:00 +0000 49571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Yorkshire Boar Sells for Record-Setting $270,000 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000 <div class="field-byline"> Source: Western Illinois University &amp; National Swine Registry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Yorkshire boar sold for a world-record price of $270,000 at a National Swine Registry conference and show in Louisville, KY, this month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/yorkshire-boar-sells-record-setting-270000#comments Food Animal Report Resources Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 49431 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Photo courtesy of Western Illinois University #RealPigFarming Social Media Project Launched http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched <div class="field-byline"> Source: Pork Checkoff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A team of pork industry “agvocates” has been selected to represent the pork industry as part of the new Pork Checkoff-sponsored #RealPigFarming social media outreach program. The new initiative centers around the goal of empowering pig farmers to have meaningful conversations and a positive impact with consumers on social media about what is happening on their farms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/realpigfarming-social-media-project-launched#comments Food Animal Report Resources Pork Checkoff Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:13:00 +0000 49331 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Kevin Schulz Joins National Hog Farmer Staff http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Hog Farmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Schulz joins National Hog Farmer as a senior content specialist after a long career as the editor of The Land magazine, an agricultural-rural life publication based in Mankato, MN. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/kevin-schulz-joins-national-hog-farmer-staff#comments Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:16:00 +0000 48981 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Proposed Food Safety Legislation Would Expand Meat Recall Authority http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/proposed-food-safety-legislation-would-expand-meat-recall-authority <div class="field-byline"> Source: The Hill </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) would receive more authority to recall meat, poultry, and eggs products that are contaminated with pathogens like Salmonella under new legislation introduced Wednesday by Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY.).</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/proposed-food-safety-legislation-would-expand-meat-recall-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/proposed-food-safety-legislation-would-expand-meat-recall-authority#comments Food Animal Report Resources Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:32:00 +0000 48961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Merck Animal Health Announces Appointment of Dr. Mark Engle to the Swine Technical Services Team http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/merck-animal-health-announces-appointment-dr-mark-engle-swine-technical-services-team <div class="field-byline"> Source: Merck Animal Health </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Merck Animal Health today announced that Mark Engle, D.V.M, MS, has joined the company as a senior technical services manager for the Swine Business Unit. Dr. Engle received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Iowa State University and his master of science from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Engle has worked in private practice and swine farm management, as well as for swine genetics companies. He was most recently with the Pig Improvement Company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/merck-animal-health-announces-appointment-dr-mark-engle-swine-technical-services-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/merck-animal-health-announces-appointment-dr-mark-engle-swine-technical-services-team#comments Food Animal Report Resources Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:05:00 +0000 48771 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com New Resource for Safe Pig Handling http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/new-resource-safe-pig-handling <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Changing makeup of farm labor drives need for training help across a wide range of operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/new-resource-safe-pig-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/new-resource-safe-pig-handling#comments Food Animal Report Resources World Pork Expo Thu, 05 Jun 2014 03:33:00 +0000 48461 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>The multimedia Safe Pig Handling education tool is designed for small-group or one-on-one training of employees in a swine operation. It is also set up to run independent of the Internet if needed providing PowerPoint and PDF versions as well.</p> Pork Checkoff 2014 World Pork Expo New Product Tour http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2014-world-pork-expo-new-product-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/resources/2014-world-pork-expo-new-product-tour#comments Resources Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:15:00 +0000 47631 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Protecting the Farmer’s Legacy – The ASA Announces Succession Planning Workshops http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/protecting-farmer-s-legacy-asa-announces-succession-planning-workshops <div class="field-byline"> Source: The American Soybean Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Soybean Association (ASA), in partnership with eLegacyConnect, recently announced a series of six regional succession planning education workshops in 2014. The Succession Planning Workshops are titled “Five Keys to Effective Succession Planning”, and sponsored by Farm Credit and AGCO in addition to the Illinois Soybean Association, the Kentucky Soybean Association and the Ohio Soybean Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/protecting-farmer-s-legacy-asa-announces-succession-planning-workshops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/protecting-farmer-s-legacy-asa-announces-succession-planning-workshops#comments Business Food Animal Report Resources Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:57:00 +0000 46921 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com