Marketing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to make first official visit to Puerto Rico http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agriculture-secretary-vilsack-make-first-official-visit-puerto-rico <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="field-deck"> Will highlight ongoing, new USDA efforts to address food security and rural opportunity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will make his first official visit to Puerto Rico where he will highlight the USDA’s ongoing commitment to addressing food security and rural opportunity in the Commonwealth.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agriculture-secretary-vilsack-make-first-official-visit-puerto-rico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agriculture-secretary-vilsack-make-first-official-visit-puerto-rico#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Thu, 26 May 2016 21:11:00 +0000 67261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack, will make his first official visit to Puerto Rico next week.</p> Getty Images/Drew Angerer Minnesota hog producer among this year’s Siehl Prize laureates http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/minnesota-hog-producer-among-year-s-siehl-prize-laureates <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Minnesota </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Minnesota hog producer-leader Don Buhl named one of three Siehl Prize 2016 Laureates, an annual prize by the University of Minnesota that honors those who have made extraordinary contributions toward producing food and ending hunger.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/minnesota-hog-producer-among-year-s-siehl-prize-laureates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/minnesota-hog-producer-among-year-s-siehl-prize-laureates#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Thu, 26 May 2016 19:49:00 +0000 67251 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Get the skinny on World Pork Expo, download the App http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app <div class="node-body gallery-body">We know you are glued to your smartphone and never travel without it. You will not miss one thing at the World Pork Expo with the WPX 2016 App. Download the App today in the iPhones or Google store. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/get-skinny-world-pork-expo-download-app#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Thu, 26 May 2016 10:39:00 +0000 67231 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com 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 Ralco updates website http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ralco-updates-website <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Ralco announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its <a href="http://www.ralcoagriculture.com" target="_blank">website</a>.&nbsp;The revamped website positions Ralco as a company that provides the agriculture and aquaculture industries with trusted solutions as well as offering users extensive information about Ralco&rsquo;s people, purpose, science and technologies.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ralco-updates-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Marketing Nutrition Wed, 25 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67201 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AP to Introduce VariFlame heater at World Pork Expo http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ap-introduce-variflame-heater-world-pork-expo <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>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.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/ap-introduce-variflame-heater-world-pork-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Wed, 25 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Nexthermal introduces Elstein ceramic infrared radiant heaters http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nexthermal-introduces-elstein-ceramic-infrared-radiant-heaters <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>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.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/nexthermal-introduces-elstein-ceramic-infrared-radiant-heaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Wed, 25 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC says GIPSA rule, TPP could affect producers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pork producers’ future fortunes can be affected — for good or for ill — by opportunities and challenges with which they are presented, such as proposed rules from the USDA related to the buying and selling of livestock.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/nppc-says-gipsa-rule-tpp-could-affect-producers#comments Business Food Animal Report Facilities Marketing Tue, 24 May 2016 19:28:00 +0000 67171 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Get answers to group sow housing questions at World Pork Expo in Nedap booth http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/get-answers-group-sow-housing-questions-world-pork-expo-nedap-booth <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>If you&rsquo;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.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/get-answers-group-sow-housing-questions-world-pork-expo-nedap-booth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Facilities Marketing Tue, 24 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Pork Board’s Larsen among those honored by American Meat Science Association http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/national-pork-board-s-larsen-among-those-honored-american-meat-science-association <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The American Meat Science Association announced that three young AMSA members are the recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Award. The award was established in 1992 and is designed to recognize and foster the development of young AMSA members who have demonstrated significant scientific skills in muscle foods research and technology that contribute to the animal products industry and the AMSA. Steve Larsen, Betsy Booren and Bridget Wasser will be honored at an awards banquet at the AMSA 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference on June 21 in San Angelo, Texas.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/national-pork-board-s-larsen-among-those-honored-american-meat-science-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Marketing Tue, 24 May 2016 04:00:00 +0000 67181 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com