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New EDGE Advanced Controller for Pork Operations By: 06/12/2015 @ 1:56pm

Automated Production Systems (AP) is introducing EDGE – a new advanced control system and platform for handling all of the operational functions in a pork production…

Biosecurity for Swine Projects By: 07/15/2015 @ 2:41pm

When showing swine, it's important to take necessary biosecurity measures to keep hogs healthy – on and off your…

CME Combines Fair Fun With Risk Management By: 08/19/2015 @ 2:22pm

The CME Group wants your kids to learn about risk management, while informing you about new ways to manage fluctuating…

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The Latest on Swine Disease Research By: 11/09/2015 @ 3:16pm

As pork producers head into winter, herd health is top of mind. There is a growing list of emerging and reemerging diseases, including porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and porcine reproductive and…

PEDv Mysteriously Jumps the Ocean to Hawaii By: 12/05/2014 @ 2:12pm

On November 20, a small hog operation on Oahu confirmed that they have contracted the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv), according to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.About 25 percent of the farm’s…

Latest Innovations in Pork Products By: 12/01/2014 @ 11:52am

Energy-Efficient LightingEnergyficient Lighting Systems has introduced a new LED bulb system that lasts longer and saves energy. Called the Agrificient LED (shown left), the light can replace the jelly…

Pork Powerhouses: Record Profits Trigger Expansion; Disease Is Wild Card By: 10/30/2014 @ 6:45am

Hogs made history this summer. Pork producer profits were, quite simply, enormous -- averaging $82 profit for each hog marketed in the third quarter. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” says Chris Hurt…

PEDv May Be Nothing Compared With These Hog Diseases By: 09/30/2014 @ 2:19pm

Yes, the PED virus is terrible. But there are two worse swine diseases overseas, and they could end up here.Russia has African swine fever (ASF), and it’s moving into Europe. Africa, Asia, and Brazil have…

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