Oct 03

October is National Pork Month!

Categories: Pig, Pigs, Swine
October is National Pork Month!

October may be the month of candy, costumes, and trick-or-treating, but it is also the month of pork. October is National Pork Month in the US. Traditionally, this was the time of the year when pigs were to be marketed. Now we use this time of the year to thank producers for everything they do for the agriculture industry.

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Aug 02

It's a Farm. It's a girl. It's Super Pig!

Categories: Guest Posts, Pig, Pigs, Swine
It's a Farm. It's a girl. It's Super Pig!

Beth Riffel, the winner of our Pigs in Focus contest, took some time to explain what life on her farm is like and how her winning photo came to be:

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Jul 31

China's Feed Production Expanding, Streamlining

China's Feed Production Expanding, Streamlining
China has emerged as the world’s top feed producer, and its increasing production levels put it on track to become the dominant source of feed in years to come. Aidan Connolly, Vice President of Alltech, takes a look at the issues facing feed companies in China as they expand and modernize.
 

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Jul 18

Connecting Farmers with Farmers

Connecting Farmers with Farmers

When a problem arises on the farm, there is a good chance that someone in the world has already faced that same challenge. With the world becoming more and more global, the opportunity for farmers to share and learn from one another has grown immensely. When a disease hits animal production in one country, they can often look to another country to see how they overcome that challenge. Many countries are attempting to model their production after other countries with successful methods. 

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