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Fed Cattle Recap: Cash trade steady on bigger volume

2017-09-19 19:12:25| Beef

The fed cattle market held its hard-won ground for the week ending Sept. 16, trading steady to $1 higher on much bigger volume.

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Access to Efficiency: Soil Health Cuts Carbon and Input Costs

2017-09-19 18:16:25| National Farmers Union

By Tom Driscoll, Director of NFU Foundation and Conservation Policy, & Hannah Packman, NFU Communications Coordinator It’s the second day of Climate Week NYC, an event dedicated to keeping climate action at the top of the global agenda, making the discussion of agriculture and sustainability particularly apropos. Farmers and ranchers maintain vast potential to mitigate […]

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Perdue is hopeful for speedy confirmations for Censky and McKinney

2017-09-19 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

U.S. agriculture needs to have Steve Censky and Ted McKinney on the job.

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Donetsk Republic Bans Iconic Ukrainian Pork Delicacy

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

UKRAINE - The Ministry of Agro-Industrial Policy and Food of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has banned the import of all pork products made in Ukraine, including salo, the iconic meat product consisting of cured slabs of fatback.

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CME: Hog Futures Rebound Even as Cash Prices for Pork, Hogs Lose Ground

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US - Hog futures rebounded on Friday even as cash prices for both pork and hogs continued to lose ground, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.

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GB Sow Productivity Continues to Rise

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

UK - In the 12 months ending June 2017, the productivity of the GB sow herd continued to increase, according to latest data from Agrosoft, writes Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB Pork.

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Taking oral-fluid samples for PRRS: How many and when?

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Oral-fluid sampling can provide a simple, reliable way to surveil for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), Marisa Rotolo, DVM, of Iowa State University, reported at the 2017 American Association of Swine Veterinarians conference.

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Jim Long Pork Commentary: US Packer Capacity

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Last Thursday the US set a new record day for hog marketing of 455,000 head per day.

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SHIC Offers Training for Rapid Responders to Novel Disease Outbreaks

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US - The Swine Health Information Center has launched a new training programme for members of its Rapid Response Corps, writes Bruce Cochrane.

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World Hunger Again on the Rise, New UN Report Reveals

2017-09-19 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition released Friday.

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