2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Announced Commented on: 16 weeks ago (May 28, 2014)

I would like to congratulate all the steward winners. I really appreciate your efforts and you have exhibited your talents at the higher level. I wish you the very best for your future projects....

Analyzing Antibiotic Resistance Issues Commented on: 16 weeks ago (May 28, 2014)

Antibiotic resistance is really a complex process. In some cases bacteria formation can occur and then it will be difficult to control it. It is widely used in...

Fomites Shown to Spread Influenza Commented on: 18 weeks ago (May 13, 2014)

I appreciate the experiment that you have done on the pigs were two sentinel groups of pigs were visited after personnel interacted with infected. They have also changed their outer clothing. You...

Battling an Old Mycoplasma Bug Commented on: 19 weeks ago (May 5, 2014)

Mycoplasmal organisms are the smallest known free-living life forms. The main problem for the farmers is that the affected pigs don’t display signs of lameness until significant joint damage has...

NPPC Counters Report on Antibiotic Resistance Claims Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 28, 2014)

I think this report is true. I agree with the fact that medical doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 80% of Americans annually. Antibiotics use in food-producing animals is...

Expect Corn Projections to be Dialed Back Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 24, 2014)

It is amazing to see the different on percentage of the field in 2012 and in 2013. But it seems to be the soy bean oil price remains stable. You have an admirable talent in this sector and truly I...

Chipotle Reconsiders its No-Antibiotic Policy Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 24, 2014)

I think this is a significant move and this will have a great impact on economy. They are one of the biggest industries in our city and I hope they will continue their good work. Thanks for...

Animal Welfare Institute Petitions USDA Commented on: 21 weeks ago (April 22, 2014)

Food Safety and Inspection Service has done a great job last year in controlling the quality of slaughter facilities. The clarity in your post is simply spectacular and I can assume you are an...

Study Examines Role of Transport in Spread of PED Virus Commented on: 21 weeks ago (April 21, 2014)

I think you are right. Slaughter facilities and livestock collection points may serve as an effective means of spreading porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. I think the government should take...

Be Ready for an Aerial Inspection of Your Farm Commented on: 22 weeks ago (April 16, 2014)

I was wondering why Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) flying over my farm and now I know the reason and that is regarding the aerial inspection. I do appreciate this concept. I was exactly...

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