World Pork Epi Center

Hog Outlook: Retail pork prices set new records
Retail pork prices set new records last month. The average price of a pound of pork in grocery stores during August was $4.20. That was 7.3 cents higher than the month before and 44.3 cents higher than in August 2013. FULL STORY »

Thinking globally, leveraging locally
It’s not enough for pork producers to have a sole focus when it comes to their business today. They have to think about their livelihood in two contexts – globally and locally. FULL STORY »

Brumm Speaks Out: Swine nutrition is exciting
This week, I participated in both the Leman Swine Health Conference and the Minnesota Nutrition Conference. At both meetings one of the major topics was ‘gut health’ and the impact of nutrition on health. FULL STORY »

Will Southern California hit a weather jackpot?
There’s good news for some portions of California – federal forecasters expect a weak El Niño to develop this winter, which could bring drought-easing relief to the southern third of the Golden State. 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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