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09:16AM Aug 22, 2019

Ukraine Pork Industry Takes A Huge Hit from African Swine Fever

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Nearly 100,000 pigs will be culled after an African swine fever outbreak was detected at one of Ukraine's biggest pig farms, resulting in what may be the country's worst ASF
06:00AM Aug 22, 2019

Classical Swine Fever Slows Growth of Japan’s Domestic Pork Output

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever starting in Sept. 2018 and continuing through the first half of 2019 slowed down Japan’s domestic pork output.
Caregiver Checking on Pigs
15:48PM Aug 21, 2019

Job Satisfaction Drives Worker Performance on Swine Farms

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
New labor force assessment tool links employee satisfaction and barn culture to enhanced pigs weaned per mated female per year output.
06:35AM Aug 21, 2019

African Swine Fever Found on Two Farms in Russia

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
African swine fever was detected on two private farms in the Amur region of Russia near its border with China.
06:15AM Aug 21, 2019

Pork Production Climbs 7%, Exports Expected to Increase

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Third-quarter commercial pork production is forecast at almost 6.8 billion pounds, more than 7% higher than a year ago, according to the August Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook.
05:30AM Aug 21, 2019

PORK Perspectives: A Minute with Annamaria Marangoni

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Pork Perspectives is a recurring column that provides business and strategy tips from industry leaders. Meet Annamaria Marangoni, strategic marketing and technology director in Cargill’s premix and nutrition business.
15:12PM Aug 20, 2019

5 Creative Ways to Enjoy Bacon Tonight

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Tired of eating your bacon the same old way? If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this beloved food, try your hand at one of these five sure-to-please