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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Zoetis Announces Recipients of Honoring Caregivers Award

Five pig caregivers rose to the top above more than 130 nominations to become Honoring Caregivers Award winners recognized by Zoetis for their contributions to the pork industry.This year’s Honoring Caregivers are:Lance Dunbar, a senior production manager ... [Published National Hog Farmer - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report Indicates Swine Industry has Taken Advantage of PEDV Impact

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Hogs and Pigs report, released on Friday, indicates that the U.S. industry has moved quickly to take advantage of record profits and backfill productivity losses caused by porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV). Every ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding PEDV Diagnostic Tests and Tools

Porcine epidemic diarrhea – the disease (PED) and the virus that causes it (PEDV)  – currently dominate pork producers’ concerns as colder months approach.  Detecting evidence for presence of the virus is done by using any of a number of different diagnostic ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hogs and Pigs Report Suggests Expansion—But PEDV Gets the Last Word

Photo courtesy of National Pork Board.The inventory of all hogs and pigs in the United States on Sept. 1, 2014 was 65.361 million head. This was down 2.3% from Sept. 1, 2013, but up 6% from June 1, 2014. Pre-report estimates had predicted a 3.4% decr ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

August Red Meat Production Down 10 Percent From Last Year

Commercial red meat production for the U.S. totaled 3.80 billion pounds in August, down 10% from the 4.20 billion pounds produced in August 2013, according to USDA.Pork production totaled 1.75 billion pounds, down 10% from the previous year. Hog slaughter ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pork Checkoff Spanish-Language Website Showcases Pork

The Pork Checkoff has launched PorkTeInspira.com , a new Spanish-language website with social media channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.“We want to create a hub for Hispanics to go for all things pork,” said Jose de Jesus, director of multicultural ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pork Exports Up for the Year

The most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture data shows that U.S. pork exports for the first seven months of the year are up 16% in value ($4.003 billion) and 7% in volume (2.909 billion pounds), compared to 2013. The value per head due to exports is ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Senators Seek Action on DDGs and China

Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have informed the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) of their strong concerns regarding China rejecting U.S. export shipments of dried distillers grains (DDGs) that contain traces of a U.S. approved ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rehearing in COOL Appeal

The American Meat Institute (AMI) and co-plaintiffs have filed a petition seeking a rehearing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as part of its appeal for a preliminary injunction to block implementation of the U.S. Department ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Meat Competition Shouldn’t Damage Pork Demand

Pork and hog prices have been helped along this year by the supply situations of our major competitors. Part of that impact will endure but part of it is showing signs of waning. Let’s look at the other species this week.The beef sector is beginning to ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Congress Passes CR and Heads Home for the Election

Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) that will keep the federal government operating until Dec. 11 at the current annual cap rate of $1.012 trillion. The CR includes approval of the president’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

2014 Environmental Stewards: An Eye for Beauty

Hogs are beautiful. That was a slogan somebody started back in the 1970s, perhaps a bit tongue in cheek. But there’s truth in that statement.This truth has been revealed over the past 20 years through the Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Award program. ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 17 2014]

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"NPPC is pleased that the administration agrees that more research is needed and looks forward to working further with FDA and USDA on determining the most informed and appropriate solutions for combating antibiotic resistant bacteria."

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Zoetis Announces Recipients of Honoring Caregiv... [Published National Hog Farmer - 16 hours ago]
Report Indicates Swine Industry has Taken Advan... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 29 2014]
Understanding PEDV Diagnostic Tests and Tools [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 29 2014]
Hogs and Pigs Report Suggests Expansion—But PED... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 27 2014]
August Red Meat Production Down 10 Percent From... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 26 2014]
Pork Checkoff Spanish-Language Website Showcase... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 25 2014]
Different Distillers Grains May Change Feed Rat... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Congress Passes CR and Heads Home for the Election [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Senators Seek Action on DDGs and China [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Rehearing in COOL Appeal [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Pork Exports Up for the Year [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Members Call on FDA to Curb Antibiotics Use on ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Administration Launches National Strategy on An... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Meat Competition Shouldn’t Damage Pork Demand [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 22 2014]
Groups Respond to White House Executive Order O... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 19 2014]
Course to Explore PEDV and Assessing Biosecurit... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 19 2014]
Preventing PEDV Spread [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 18 2014]
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2014 Environmental Stewards: An Eye for Beauty [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 17 2014]
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2014 Environmental Stewards: A Message From Nat... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 17 2014]
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House Votes to End ‘Waters for the U.S.’ [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 13 2014]
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Food Insecurity – One in Seven Americans [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 13 2014]
H3N1 Identified in Swine in Two States [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 12 2014]
Air Management Assessment Tool Helps Set Mitiga... [Published National Hog Farmer - Sep 11 2014]
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