Farms.com US Swine News
 

 

headline news
 
Young pigs in front of feeder
 
U.S. pork producer losses exceed $2B
The trade dispute between the United States, Mexico and China has cost American hog producers a total of over $2 billion.
read more - U.S. pork producer losses exceed $2B
 
 
Risk Management
 
Mike Naig
 
Iowa ag secretary asks for budget increase
Iowa’s agriculture department is requesting additional state funding to help prepare for the chance of animal disease outbreaks.
read more - Iowa ag secretary asks for budget increase
Farmers await details on second round of trade aid payments
The most damaging of the trade disruptions are steep tariffs put in place by China on many U.S. agricultural goods as China and the U.S. go tariff-for-tariff in a trade war.
read more - Farmers await details on second round of trade aid payments
Study finds hybrid rye may be used as an alternative to corn in pig diets
Rye has not traditionally been used as an ingredient in pig diets in the U.S., but researchers from the University of Illinois are now investigating the digestibility of nutrients in the grain.
read more - Study finds hybrid rye may be used as an alternative to corn in pig diets
Working with neighbors to develop action plan in event of swine fever outbreak
"If and when we ever get a case of it here, it’s an immediate trade disrupter."
read more - Working with neighbors to develop action plan in event of swine fever outbreak
more news stories
 
For breaking news, follow us on:
 
Twitter Facebook
 
 
Countdown to Christmas
 

 

Classifieds
 
expert commentary
 
Combating pre-weaning mortality
For today’s swine producer, efficiency is everything. It drives profitability and is a key success indicator if operations are to remain competitive in the current market.
read more - Combating pre-weaning mortality
view more commentary
 
 
featured video
 
Pass The Pork 2.0
 
Pass The Pork 2.0
This year, 15 bloggers took a tour through Michigan to truly understand pig farming.
watch video
View More Videos
 
 
PigCHAMP Mobile
 
agriculture jobs
 
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Lallemand Animal Nutrition | Milwaukee, WI
Field Sales Manager
Graybill Processing | Pennsylvania
Sow Unit Manager
Plymouth Ag Group | Nebraska
 
view more jobs
 
 
Benchmark
 
closing futures prices
 
OpenHighLowLastChg
Corn Dec 18
370-0374-2369-4374-2s+3-0
Feeder Cattle Jan 19
144.500145.325143.125144.400s-0.100
Lean Hogs Dec 18
57.85057.90056.70056.875s-1.150
Live Cattle Dec 18
116.950117.950116.750117.775s+0.900
Soybean Jan 19
903-2913-0899-4911-6s+6-0
Wheat Dec 18
514-6520-6514-6519-2s +3-4
Cdn Dollar Dec 18
0.757950.759850.753950.75505s-0.00205
 
 
 

 


 Print