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Livestock Slaughter: Pork production drops 2%
Pork production totaled 1.80 billion pounds, down 2 percent from the previous year. Hog slaughter totaled 8.46 million head, down 7 percent from July 2013. T FULL STORY »

Cold Storage: Frozen pork supplies down 3%
Total red meat supplies in freezers were up slightly from the previous month but down 10 percent from last year. FULL STORY »

Ag markets closed mostly higher again Friday
Corn traders seemed to focus on supportive factors Friday. FULL STORY »

Hog Outlook: Farrow-to-finishers earned $107.25 per head in July
Calculations by Lee Schulz at Iowa State University indicate the typical Iowa farrow to finish operation earned a record profit of $107.25 per hog sold during July. That is $14.21 above the old record set the month before. The five most profitable months in history have all been this year. FULL STORY »

World Pork Epi Center

Waldo Genetics announces scholarship winners

Waldo Genetics, a leading swine genetics innovator, is excited to announce its first Waldo Genetics Willard Waldo Memorial Scholarship recipients. FULL STORY »

20 years of innovations yield big gains in PRRS control

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., outlines major innovations, knowledge gained to improve PRRS control over the last two decades FULL STORY »

Chr. Hansen - Live from 2014 WPX Play video

Chr-Hansen introduces its new BioPlus products. Also learn about the company's new analytic service for pork producers. FULL STORY »

2014 World Pork Expo reflects positive producer outlook

Wrapping up its 26th year, the 2014 World Pork Expo attracted nearly 20,000 pork producers and other professionals from 32 countries to Des Moines, Iowa, June 4-6. FULL STORY »

PEDv disrupts U.S. trade more than expected

The impact of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus on U.S. trade is mounting, with 11 countries limiting imports of live hogs and one banning pork imports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's top veterinarian said at the World Pork Expo. FULL STORY »

USMEF Chairman sees optimism, resiliency at World Pork Expo

U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Chairman Mark Jagels attended the 2014 World Pork Expo last week, an event that drew 20,000 people to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. FULL STORY »

Chr. Hansen - Live from 2014 WPX Play video
Chr-Hansen introduces its new BioPlus products. Also learn about the company's new analytic service for pork producers. FULL STORY »

DuPont - Live From 2014 WPX Play video
DuPont introduces Axtra® PHY, an advanced phytase that gives pork producers higher feed cost savings. FULL STORY »

Waldo Genetics - Live from 2014 WPX Play video
Waldo Genetics, the leader in duroc genetics, is committed to "Traditional Values, Progressive Practices." FULL STORY »



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