Business http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Seeing the Start of the Animal Era? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University Agricultural Communication </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt believes that livestock producers can look forward to an economic “mini-boom” that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/seeing-start-animal-era#comments Business Food Animal Report Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:17:00 +0000 52371 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Much Hangs in the Balance of Hog Markets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/much-hangs-balance-hog-markets <div class="node-body article-body">The next few weeks will be critical for next summer’s supply situation. The number of total PEDV case accessions has been rising and I heard anecdotal reports last week of a growing number of breaks in nursery and finishing sites. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/much-hangs-balance-hog-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/much-hangs-balance-hog-markets#comments Business Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:04:00 +0000 52341 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Wild Year Continues for EU Hog Prices http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/wild-year-continues-eu-hog-prices <div class="field-byline"> By U.S. Meat Export Federation Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While U.S. hog prices hit record highs this year, prices in the European Union have been under significant pressure. The first hit came in late-January when Russia – traditionally the EU’s largest pork export market – suspended imports from the EU due to findings of African swine fever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/wild-year-continues-eu-hog-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/wild-year-continues-eu-hog-prices#comments Business Food Animal Report Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:17:00 +0000 52331 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Senators Ask FDA for More Antibiotics Data http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/senators-ask-fda-more-antibiotics-data <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sens. Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are urging the Food and Drug Administration to issue a rule to increase data collection on the use of medically important antibiotics in agriculture. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/senators-ask-fda-more-antibiotics-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/senators-ask-fda-more-antibiotics-data#comments Animal Well-Being Business Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:00 +0000 52321 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Universities Create Antibiotics Task Force http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/universities-create-antibiotics-task-force <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A “Task Force on Antibiotics Resistance in Production Agriculture” has been created by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/universities-create-antibiotics-task-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/universities-create-antibiotics-task-force#comments Animal Well-Being Business Nutrition Legislative Preview Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:27:00 +0000 52311 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pass TPA Now http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pass-tpa-now <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A coalition of over 200 U.S. business and agricultural associations and companies are calling on Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority during the lame duck session of Congress this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pass-tpa-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/pass-tpa-now#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:24:00 +0000 52301 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Leadership Changes on Ag Committees in New Congress http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/leadership-changes-ag-committees-new-congress <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The House and Senate agriculture committees will have new chairmen starting in January with the 114th Congress. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/leadership-changes-ag-committees-new-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/leadership-changes-ag-committees-new-congress#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:22:00 +0000 52291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Lame Duck Session Begins http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lame-duck-session-begins <div class="field-byline"> P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The House and Senate Republican leaders are trying to determine which items to clear during the lame duck session and which ones to carry over until next year when they will control both the House and Senate. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lame-duck-session-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/lame-duck-session-begins#comments Business Legislative Preview Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:20:00 +0000 52281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AB Vista-Funded Research to Increase Mineral Nutrition Precision http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/ab-vista-funded-research-increase-mineral-nutrition-precision <div class="field-byline"> Source: AB Vista </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Research being carried out at the University of Illinois and funded by AB Vista will significantly improve the accuracy of calcium (Ca) provision in growing pigs by generating much-needed standardized or true total tract digestibility (STTD or TTTD) values for Ca across a range of common feed ingredients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/ab-vista-funded-research-increase-mineral-nutrition-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/ab-vista-funded-research-increase-mineral-nutrition-precision#comments Business Food Animal Report Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:43:00 +0000 52261 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PIN Required for SECD Test Reimbursement http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/pin-required-secd-test-reimbursement <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Premises Identification Numbers are required to accompany diagnostic samples for swine enteric coronavirus disease testing. This stipulation is part of a Federal Order as of June 5. Also, beginning Dec. 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will no longer pay for SECD submissions without a valid PIN. Laboratories will charge the person who submitted the samples to be tested if no PIN accompanies the sample submission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/pin-required-secd-test-reimbursement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/pin-required-secd-test-reimbursement#comments Business Food Animal Report Health Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:54:00 +0000 52211 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com