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15:11PM Apr 06, 2020

Morris Finds Ways to Improve Environment of Weaned Pig

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Although the weaned pig has changed a lot over the past 10 years, up and coming leader Jenny Morris says research hasn't kept up. She is studying ways to improve

14:09PM Mar 02, 2020

When the Unexpected Knocks: How Cancer Gave Audrey Angus Perspective

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Audrey Angus, a swine specialist with Furst-McNess, opens up about her battle with cancer and how she refuses to let it define her.

11 Reasons We Love Pork
12:03PM Feb 24, 2020

11 Reasons We Love Pork

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

It’s no wonder pork has consistently been the number one protein enjoyed worldwide but watch this video to hear it straight from the toughest critics – kids.

10:02AM Feb 21, 2020

New Torula Yeast Product Can Replace Fish Meal in Weanling Pig Diets

Lauren Quinn
AgWeb Contributor

Starting weanling pigs off with the right diet is crucial. A new University of Illinois study shows amino acids from a new torula yeast product are more digestible by young

14:48PM Feb 07, 2020

A 2020 Illinois Pork Expo Recap

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Couldn't make it to the 2020 Illinois Pork Expo in Springfield? Here's a quick recap and look back at some of the news from this year's event.

10:21AM Feb 07, 2020

IFCA Gives Update On Dicamba Penalties

Industry Press Release
AgWeb Contributor

In 2018 IDA issued 233 warning letters and 14 notices of fines. In 2019, there have been 62 warning letters and 98 notices of fines. Fines are pretty evenly split

12:05PM Feb 06, 2020

4 Ways You Can Protect Your Farm from Activists

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Animal rights activism ranked as the number one challenge for the future of the pork industry, according to a 2019 Farm Journal survey. Here are four ways you can protect