World Pork Epi Center

Don’t lose sight of feed efficiency
All signs point to a bountiful harvest, with corn and soybean meal prices expected to fall. However, with feed costs making up about 65 percent of production costs, it still pays to reduce the cost of the diet or improve feed efficiency. FULL STORY »

Maximize tax savings from health insurance costs
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the individual mandate requires farmers to obtain and maintain "minimum essential coverage" (MEC) for themselves and dependents. FULL STORY »

Minnesota Pork Board seeks award nominations
The Minnesota Pork Board is seeking nominations for the 2015 Minnesota Pork Industry Awards: Swine Manager of the Year, Distinguished Service, Pork Promoter of the Year, Family of the Year and Environmental Steward. FULL STORY »

More pork please! More quickly
The latest USDA Hogs and Pigs report suggests that pork producers will be able to get more pork to consumers and to get it to them more quickly than had been anticipated. 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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