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Move the Food Conversation Forward
Move the Food Conversation Forward  

by Jennifer Shike

It’s been an interesting year full of ups and downs for pig farmers. But a conversation I had with Jarrod Sutton, vice president of domestic marketing at the National Pork Board, reminded me of one thing that should give us all optimism: people want pork.

 
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Ground Seasoned Pork Exports to Japan Decline; Tariff Relief Needed
Ground Seasoned Pork Exports to Japan Decline; Tariff Relief Needed  

by Jennifer Shike

Pork exports to Japan, the leading value destination for U.S. pork, have been trending lower through the first four months of the year, but May pork exports to Japan increased 5% from a year ago to 36,373 metric tons.

 
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Air Out Your Swine  
Air Out Your Swine

It’s an established fact that pig farms can be unpleasant places. Find out how to improve air quality in your barn with new ventilation systems.

 
African Swine Fever: U.S. Pork's Opportunity and Biggest Challenge
African Swine Fever: U.S. Pork's Opportunity and Biggest Challenge  

by AgDay TV

The National Pork Producers Council has called the African swine fever crisis in Asia the greatest opportunity for U.S. producers in history.

 
Large Breeding Farm Breaks with African Swine Fever in Bulgaria
Large Breeding Farm Breaks with African Swine Fever in Bulgaria  

by Jennifer Shike

Bulgaria reported an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) on Saturday at a large swine breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country.

 
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Iowa State Fair Ramps Up Health Rules for Swine Exhibitors
Iowa State Fair Ramps Up Health Rules for Swine Exhibitors  

by Iowa Department of Agriculture

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, State Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand, and Iowa State Fair officials announced Friday new animal health inspection requirements for swine exhibitors at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

 

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