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China mulls cutting protein in animal feed as soybean supply tightens

2018-10-12 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

CHINA (Reuters) - The current guideline recommends only minimum levels of protein; the move is being considered due in part to higher Chinese tariffs on US soybeans, which has caused Chinese soymeal prices to reach record highs

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Tariffs on US pork continue to hamper US and Canadian exports

2018-10-12 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Despite the new North American Trade Agreement, tariffs on US pork remain an issue for US and Canadian pork producers

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Asia trade mission offers valuable market insights for US pork team

2018-10-12 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The Pork Checkoff team toured Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Macau, meeting with pork processors, distributors and retailers, importers and traders, as well as in-country staff responsible for promoting US pork in the region

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ATP bioluminescence used to assess trailer cleanliness

2018-10-12 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Prairie Swine Centre research publishes a new study documenting the successful use of ATP bioluminescence in efficiently testing trailer hygiene

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African swine fever moves westwards in Europe

2018-10-12 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

What can pet pig keepers, smallholders, and commercial pig producers do to prevent disease reaching our pigs in the UK?

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Singapore covets high-end U.S. pork; Vietnam craves American barbecue

2018-10-11 23:27:55| National Hog Farmer

Consumers in Vietnam and Singapore are rapidly increasing pork in their diets, with pork consumption on trend to overtake seafood consumption in both markets.

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USMEF to award Greg Ibach, Roel Andriessen

2018-10-11 19:28:09| National Hog Farmer

Both awards will be presented Nov. 7 at the USMEF Strategic Planning Conference in Long Beach, Calif.

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Hurricane Florence aftermath: 98% lagoons experienced minimal impact

2018-10-11 19:28:09| National Hog Farmer

The NCPC says one of the lasting stories of Hurricane Florence involves the heroic actions of farmers.

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How much does a fat sow herd cost?

2018-10-11 17:29:12| National Hog Farmer

A fat sow herd hits your pocketbook twice. Not only does it take excess feed to create a fat sow, heavy sows wean fewer piglets.

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If African swine fever crosses border, what is the U.S. response plan?

2018-10-11 17:29:12| National Hog Farmer

Currently, there is only a passive surveillance system for ASF early detection that relies on producers or veterinarians reporting suspected cases.

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