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Stock, grain and pork markets during COVID-19
Food is a basic necessity, which keeps some agricultural commodities relatively more stable than financial markets, however, there have still been some notable changes.
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Biosecurity to avoid COVID-19 spread
Farmers can use their existing biosecurity expertise and protocol, as well as telehealth technology, to help protect staff from COVID-19.
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Genetics, management, environment influence disease resilience
To improve the health and productivity of food producing animals while reducing the use of antibiotics, scientists focus on the factors that impact an animals' resilience.
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Cooperation, coordination, flexibility needed to deal with COVID-19
"We’re confronting challenges that we've never seen before so industry is gong to have to engage with government."
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Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why
According to new research, the element seems to enhance pigs' ability to utilize fat after absorption, resulting in increased energy utilization of the entire diet.
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Chronic PED cases linger, setting the stage for elimination
The wild run of porcine epidemic diarrhea has slowed substantially, but chronic versions of PED continue to plague some farms.
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Dan Bussieres: applied pig nutrition
 
Dan Bussieres: applied pig nutrition
"We have to look at how we feed our pigs based on fiber, energy, protein, and amino acids… so we have to make sure that we look at the whole diet.”
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OpenHighLowLastChg
Corn May 20
341-6344-6333-4340-6s-0-4
Feeder Cattle May 20
120.900123.975117.225122.900s+2.000
Lean Hogs Jun 20
59.80061.52559.32560.325s+0.550
Live Cattle Jun 20
88.42592.07587.25092.075s+3.000
Soybean May 20
882-4887-4875-6886-0s+3-6
Wheat May 20
569-6575-2564-2568-6s-0-6
Cdn Dollar Jun 20
0.706800.711200.697350.71030+0.00345
 
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