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13:05PM Jul 10, 2018

Pig Survivability Working Group Starts with Sow Mortality

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The Sow Pelvic Organ Prolapse project is the first study in the multi-discipline search for pig survivability answers. The research is funded by Checkoff’s animal science and welfare committees.
13:01PM Jul 10, 2018

Grassley: Trump Is Handling China Like A Businessman

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
President Trump is handling the situation like a businessman, he says, adding that maybe his theory is that longer negotiations lead to better deals.
12:00PM Jul 10, 2018

Farm Bill Heads to House-Senate Conference

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The 2018 Farm Bill will be hammered out in a House-Senate conference committee, where lawmakers must reconcile differences between the two chambers.
11:45AM Jul 10, 2018

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers

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The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production, says Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural
14:51PM Jul 09, 2018

One Needle is One Too Many

To maintain consumer confidence, the pork industry needs to train employees on how to properly give shots so no needles are ever broken.
14:08PM Jul 09, 2018

Will Lab-Meat Get Cheap Enough to Buy?

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor
The cost of lab-grown burgers have fallen much faster than anticipated—and it can now compete on price with beef.
13:45PM Jul 09, 2018

USMEF: Pork Exports Trend Lower in May

USMEF
AgWeb Contributor
May pork exports were lower than a year ago, though January-May totals for U.S. pork remained ahead of last year’s pace.