The human health sector and government officials joined animal agriculture in the antibiotic-use discussion at the 6th annual Antibiotics Symposium held this week in Washington, D.C. The goal is a One Health approach to identify a common vision and move forward with general action steps to reduce antimicrobial resistance without sacrificing animal and human health.
USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded more than $4.3 million to 48 American veterinarians to help repay a portion of their veterinary school loans in return for serving in areas lacking sufficient veterinary resources....More
During National Pork Month, the National Hog Farmer staff sat down with pork leaders, discussing the real issues of the swine business. Here is a wrap-up of 7 key takeaways from these forward-thinking leaders....More
Researchers at the University of Illinois who study the impacts of nutrition on brain development using the piglet as a model have conducted a series of studies related to choline deficiency in sows during pregnancy....More
South Dakota pork producer Brad Greenway was named 2016 America's Pig Farmer of Year. For him, it is not about the limelight or title but reuniting the consumer with the America's pig caretakers....More
October is National Pork Month, marking the time of year when hogs were traditionally marketed. On hog farms across the United States, pork producers celebrate National Pork Month every month. So join the celebration, learn more about this delicious protein and plan to serve it on your dinner table as a nutritional meal for your family.