Publication: National Hog Farmer

First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Industry Launches Common Audit to Ensure Swine Care and Food Safety

After 18 months of industry collaboration, the National Pork Board (NPB) announces that a new common swine industry audit platform for pork producers, packers and processors is now certified by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Denmark Growers to Trial Antibiotics-Free Hog Production

Antibiotic use in pork production is a hot topic worldwide, and five cooperative growers for Danish Crown will be participating in an antibiotic-free hog production trial. Denmark already has one of the lowest levels of antibiotics use in pig production ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Corn and Soybean Crops Keep Getting Larger

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has increased its most recent estimate for this fall’s corn and soybean crops. The latest estimate for corn is a record of 14.475 billion bushels. This is a 3.9% increase over the previous record crop of 13.925 ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Best Pig Feed Award Presented to Cargill Vietnam

Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s livestock department has presented Cargill with the best pig feed award for 2014. The award, presented at the Vietnam Livestock Industry Awards 2014, honors individuals and organizations for initiatives ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices

To see Lean Hogs futures prices fall in October is not an unusual occurrence. To see them fall $5.75 in two days without any real critical market development is another thing entirely. I’m not real sure exactly what happened but there are a few “usual ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Election 15 Days Away

With the election just 15 days away there are a number of key Senate races that will determine who controls the Senate next year. Republicans need to gain six seats to gain control. Key political analysts believe they will gain five to eight seats. The ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Elections, Georgia
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Comment Period Extended on Water Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is extending the comment period until Nov. 14 on the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which would expand the agency’s jurisdiction over specific waterways under the Clean Water Act (CWA). ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chamber and NAM State Concerns Regarding COOL

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) have informed Congress of their concerns with the pending World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) and the potential impact of tariffs if ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Despite Export Surge to Russia, Brazil’s Pork Production, Overall Exports Fairly Flat

A team of U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) staff members recently visited Brazil to conduct research on that country’s red meat production and export trends. Brazil trails only the European Union, the United States and Canada in pork exports, but its ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rabobank Reports Heated International Hog Markets Cooling

A recently published report on the global pork industry by Rabobank says the hot international markets are cooling down.Rabobank’s Food & Agribusiness Research team says that, although the peak of the 2014 porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hog Profitability Due to Lower Feed Costs, Less Production

University of Missouri (MU) Extension agricultural economist Ron Plain told the Oct. 14 MU Agricultural Market Outlook conference that lower feed costs have helped the profitability of hogs. At the peak of corn prices, the break-even price for hogs was ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Ron Plain, Cattle, Corn
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Takes Aim at Feral Pigs, Declares October "Hog Out Month"

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) announced that October is Hog Out Month. This is the month each year the TDA highlights the serious problems feral hogs pose to the state. Hog Out Month comes in the middle of the TDA’s 2014 Coordinated Hog Out ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]

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...effort to unconstitutionally limit the ability of Iowa farmers to access California's consumers," said Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey. "Evaluation of additional legal options to address this situation needs to be done."
"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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Industry Launches Common Audit to Ensure Swine ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 23 2014]
Denmark Growers to Trial Antibiotics-Free Hog P... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 23 2014]
‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 21 2014]
Comment Period Extended on Water Rule [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Best Pig Feed Award Presented to Cargill Vietnam [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Election 15 Days Away [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Corn and Soybean Crops Keep Getting Larger [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Chamber and NAM State Concerns Regarding COOL [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Despite Export Surge to Russia, Brazil’s Pork P... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 20 2014]
Rabobank Reports Heated International Hog Marke... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 17 2014]
Hog Profitability Due to Lower Feed Costs, Less... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 16 2014]
Texas Takes Aim at Feral Pigs, Declares October... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
Don't Put All Your 'Eggs' in One Basket [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
Growth Performance and Economics of Increasing ... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
Senators Say Don’t Change COOL [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
USDA Replies to House on COOL [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
FDA: Increase in Antibiotics Use in Animals [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
California Law on Chicken Housing Stands [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
Russian Veterinarian to Control Safety of Chine... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 13 2014]
Piglet Brains Provide Tool in Understanding Hum... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 10 2014]
Research Sheds Light on PEDV Spread in Manure [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 09 2014]
Researchers Determine Fatty Acids, Compound Res... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 08 2014]
Gestation Length and Inducing: What do we know? [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 07 2014]
California Egg Law Could Have Far-Reaching Impl... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 07 2014]
‘Bearish’ Report Results in Minor Changes in Fo... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
Consumer Group Says USDA Must Take Action on Sa... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
Corn Stocks Up and Soybean Stocks Down from 2013 [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
Ag Co-ops Set Record Sales and Income [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
Almanza Named Deputy Secretary for Food Safety [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
USDA Seeks Nominations for Agriculture Statisti... [Published National Hog Farmer - Oct 06 2014]
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