Nutrition http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en USDA Report Suggests Abundant Corn, Soybean Supplies Ahead http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-report-suggests-abundant-corn-soybean-supplies-ahead <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both total production and average yields per acre nationally for corn and soybeans could set records, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Tuesday, Aug. 12. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-report-suggests-abundant-corn-soybean-supplies-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-report-suggests-abundant-corn-soybean-supplies-ahead#comments Food Animal Report Nutrition Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:48:00 +0000 50161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Photo by Susan Winsor. Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference Scheduled Sept. 4 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/midwest-swine-nutrition-conference-scheduled-sept-4 <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three invited addresses and five research reports will be given at the 14th annual Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference in Indianapolis, IN, on Sept. 4, 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/midwest-swine-nutrition-conference-scheduled-sept-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/midwest-swine-nutrition-conference-scheduled-sept-4#comments Food Animal Report Nutrition Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:52:00 +0000 50071 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Evaluating Low-Fat DDGS for Swine Diets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/evaluating-low-fat-ddgs-swine-diets <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at the University of Illinois are evaluating low-fat DDGS products for use in swine diets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/evaluating-low-fat-ddgs-swine-diets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/evaluating-low-fat-ddgs-swine-diets#comments Food Animal Report Nutrition Feed Costs Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:01:00 +0000 49881 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Upcoming Webinars Present Practical Research Results for On-Farm Use http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/upcoming-webinars-present-practical-research-results-farm-use <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Animal Science Research Webinar Series highlights practical research results funded by the Animal Science Committee of the National Pork Board. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/upcoming-webinars-present-practical-research-results-farm-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/upcoming-webinars-present-practical-research-results-farm-use#comments Food Animal Report Nutrition Pork Checkoff Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:25:00 +0000 49591 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Cereal Grains in Pig Diets May Help Determine Best Grains for Human Nutritional Needs http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cereal-grains-pig-diets-may-help-determine-best-grains-human-nutritional-needs <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Illinois researchers are looking at nutritional studies in pigs to determine which cereal grains are best suited for different human nutritional needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cereal-grains-pig-diets-may-help-determine-best-grains-human-nutritional-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cereal-grains-pig-diets-may-help-determine-best-grains-human-nutritional-needs#comments Food Animal Report Nutrition Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:00 +0000 49401 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Full Compliance of Growth Promotion Phase-out http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/full-compliance-growth-promotion-phase-out <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FDA announced that all 26 drug companies have agreed to phase-out the use of medically important antimicrobials in food animals (growth promotion).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/full-compliance-growth-promotion-phase-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/full-compliance-growth-promotion-phase-out#comments Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:30:00 +0000 49191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AMI Testifies on Benefits of Meat in Diet http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/ami-testifies-benefits-meat-diet <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Meat Institute </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The American Meat Institute Foundation (AMIF) on Tuesday responded to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.</p> <p>In oral testimony delivered to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, AMI Foundation (AMIF) Vice President of Scientific Affairs Betsy Booren emphasized the important role of fresh and ready-to-eat meat and poultry products as part of a balanced diet.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/ami-testifies-benefits-meat-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/ami-testifies-benefits-meat-diet#comments Nutrition Food Safety Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:31:00 +0000 44441 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Source: Pork Checkoff. Don’t Forget Water’s Value to Pig Performance http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/don-t-forget-water-s-value-pig-performance <div class="field-byline"> Source: South Dakota State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Although water consumption is an important indicator of a swine herd&#39;s performance and health, water may be the most overlooked nutrient for a pig, according to Bob Thaler, SDSU Extension swine specialist.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/don-t-forget-water-s-value-pig-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/don-t-forget-water-s-value-pig-performance#comments Nutrition Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:03:00 +0000 44401 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Cheaper Feed Fuels Hog Expansion http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cheaper-feed-fuels-hog-expansion <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The advent of much cheaper feed is fueling modest expansion in the pork industry, according to Purdue University Extension Swine Economist Chris Hurt. The current expansion means that pork supplies will begin to grow more rapidly in the last-half of 2014.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cheaper-feed-fuels-hog-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/cheaper-feed-fuels-hog-expansion#comments Nutrition Feed Costs Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 44181 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com USDA Keeps Flexibility in School Lunch Program http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-keeps-flexibility-school-lunch-program <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Agriculture Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon announced Thursday that USDA is <a href="http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&amp;enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTQwMTAyLjI3MDE5MDUxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE0MDEwMi4yNzAxOTA1MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3OTIxODQzJmVtYWlsaWQ9anZhbnNpY2tsZUBuYXRpb25hbGhvZ2Zhcm1lci5jb20mdXNlcmlkPWp2YW5zaWNrbGVAbmF0aW9uYWxob2dmYXJtZXIuY29tJmZsPSZleHRyYT1NdWx0aXZhcmlhdGVJZD0mJiY=&amp;&amp;&amp;101&amp;&amp;&amp;https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2013-31433.pdf" target="extWindo</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-keeps-flexibility-school-lunch-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/usda-keeps-flexibility-school-lunch-program#comments Nutrition Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:07:00 +0000 44041 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com