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A Nebraska hog farmer has created a campaign to help food banks remain stocked and help producers facing processing challenges.

Pork producer starts donation campaign
 
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ASF confirmed in Germany

The confirmation of ASF in Germany could be devastating for the country’s pork industry, which is still dealing with disruptions caused by COVID-19.

ASF confirmed in Germany
 

The National Pork Producers Council is calling for increased funding for agriculture inspections at U.S. ports of entry to help guard against the entry of foreign animal disease.

NPPC calls for increased funding for ag inspections
 

A University of Illinois study identifies a sugar that slows the maturation of sperm in pigs, possibly extending sperm storage time within the female reproductive tract.

Sugar promotes sperm longevity in pig reproductive tract
 

Pork production is a key component of Minnesota’s agriculture industry with $2.7 billion in annual hog sales in 2019, but this economic engine is being severely challenged.

A trying time for livestock farm families
 
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Expert Commentary

Swine veterinarians discuss how the first three months of a pig’s life is a crucial period for gut development that can have a long-lasting impact on health and performance.

The critical window of gut development
 
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Expert Commentary
People in pork production just as important as pigs

While their schooling focused on pigs, veterinarians on the job spend a lot of time working with clients and members of their staff.

People in pork production just as important as pigs
 
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