JoAnn AlumbaughEditor

JoAnn Alumbaugh grew up on a diversified farm in Michigan, and has been involved in many different facets of the industry. She joined PORK Network as Editor and Brand Champion on January 2013 and is anxious to engage in conversation with producers, educators, consultants and agri-business personnel.
JoAnn Alumbaugh grew up on a diversified farm in Michigan, and has been involved in many different facets of the industry. She joined PORK Network as Editor and Brand Champion on January 2013 and is anxious to engage in conversation with producers, educators, consultants and agri-business personnel.

Articles By JoAnn Alumbaugh

Young Pigs
Oct 08, 2019

Meet the Needs of Your Wean-to-Finish Pigs

Bigger, faster-growing pigs have different space and management requirements.
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Oct 03, 2019

Animal Welfare in Perspective

Pork producers and cattlemen can learn from poultry growers’ experiences.
Finishing Pigs
Sep 30, 2019

Eliminating M. hyo in Your Swine Herd: Is Fogging an Option?

Paul Yeske, DVM, has seen repeatable success with M. hyo elimination, along with the downstream effect of lower cost of production, better average daily gain, better feed efficiency and lower mortality.
Electron micro image of ASF virus
Sep 10, 2019

African Swine Fever To Be Addressed By USAHA And AAVLD

ASF will be highlighted at this year’s U.S. Animal Health Association (USAHA) and American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) annual meetings.
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Sep 09, 2019

Research Zeros In On Pelvic Organ Prolapse

The U.S. sees up to 4,000 sow losses each week to this issue.
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Sep 06, 2019

Nutritionist Explores New Frontiers To Improve Pig Health

Human nutrition has taught those in animal nutrition a lot about the microbiome.
Wade First Beagle at Toronto Preclearance
Aug 30, 2019

USDA’s Homeland Security is in Farmers’ Corner

The Office of Homeland Security protects America’s livestock from biodefense risks and animal diseases that could crush the U.S. economy.
Piglets Nursing
Aug 09, 2019

Robustness Impacts Overall Profitability

Breeding stock companies and producers are putting more emphasis on robustness, in combination with productivity and welfare.
Pork on the grill
Jul 29, 2019

Try a Little Tenderness

Pork industry makes pork quality a priority.