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Global changes in the pork industry

2017-06-23 01:11:01| National Hog Farmer

Jim Long, president and CEO, Genesus Inc., offers insight into the global changes in the pork industry.

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NFU Applauds Decision to Suspend Importation of Fresh Brazilian Beef

2017-06-23 00:36:13| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil due to food safety and animal health concerns. The announcement came on the heels of a scandal in which Brazils largest food-processing giants JBS and […]

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Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up |Feeder prices drift lower, slaughter cows higher

2017-06-22 20:11:32| Beef

Market analyst Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

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Heres how special elections and the cattle markets are similar

2017-06-22 20:11:32| Beef

When it comes to politics and the cattle markets, there is a tendency to avoid the obvious because the discernible problems require real effort to fix.

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JBS will sell Five Rivers feedyards

2017-06-22 20:11:32| Beef

The fallout from JBS corruption scandal in Brazil continues, as the worlds largest cattle feeding enterprise is now for sale.

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Joel Harris joins GlobalVetLINK as director of product

2017-06-22 20:11:32| National Hog Farmer

GlobalVetLINK (GVL) is pleased to announce Joel Harris has joined the company as the Director of Product. Harris brings over 10 years of marketing, sales, operations and product management experience in the animal health market to his new role at GVL

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Meat Market Update | Formula sales up, daily cutout declines

2017-06-22 19:08:40| Beef

Many of the formula sales are based off of the previous weeks spot prices and that daily Choice cutout the previous week was almost $6 higher than the prior week.


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Access to Efficiency: Conserving Water Q&A With Blake Osborn

2017-06-22 17:02:17| National Farmers Union

By Steven Emmen, NFU Intern Blake Osborn is a water resources specialist at Colorado State University (CSU) Extension in Pueblo, CO. On Tuesday, June 20, we had the opportunity to discuss how beginning farmers can conserve water. Q: For a beginning farmer, what are the first steps to ensure you are conserving water? A: In […]


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We all like new things: Pigs share same desires

2017-06-22 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Piglet behavior study shows they prefer new toys.


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Roller versus hammer: Corn particle size impacts digestibility

2017-06-22 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Digestibility is a major factor when considering feed particle size, but producers also need to look at corn handling and ulcers in pigs.


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