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Farmscape for February 15, 2019 Full Interview 14:27 Listen Alberta Pork reports the cleanup of a 400 sow farrow to finish operation infected with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea is moving forward. On January 7th Alberta confirmed its first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea on a 400 sow farrow to finish operation. Since then ongoing testing has […] The post Alberta PED Cleanup Moving Forward appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
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The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a donation of $25,000 to continue its partnership with the University of Minnesota's NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise (NorthStar), a nonprofit research entity that aims to improve the understanding of sustainability within global production and consumption systems, and to develop research […] The post Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 To Expand Sustainability Research At U Of Minnesota appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
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Banff in January may give you the chills, but things were heating up at the 2019 Banff Pork Seminar with talk of the growing threat from African Swine Fever (ASF). The contagious hemorrhagic disease affects pigs of all age groups, with mortality rates as great as 100 per cent. With high virulence forms of the […] The post African Swine Fever a Hot Topic in Banff By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
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Do not feed food scraps to pigs Pigs can eat many things, but that does not mean they should. Alberta Pork strongly disapproves the use of any human food scraps as pig feed. Read more. Semi-annual meetings – next month Register for an upcoming Alberta Pork semi-annual meeting in Grande Prairie on March 4, Sherwood […] The post Alberta Pork Market Report, February 14th 2019 appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
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The Wisconsin Pork Association presented Representative Gary Tauchen with their 2018 Distinguished Legislator Award on February 1 during their annual convention. As a staunch voice for Wisconsin agriculture, Representative Tauchen knows farming because he is a farmer. Representative Tauchen is also a leader in several organizations including Wisconsin Farm Bureau, Badger AgVest, Wisconsin Livestock Identification […] The post Representative Gary Tauchen Receives Distinguished WPA Award appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
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