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 »

Think safety first when pumping pits
Although it’s not a common occurrence, even a few reports of flash fires and explosions in hog barns should serve as an good reminder that safety is paramount any time that liquid manure is being agitated and pumped from a holding pit. FULL STORY »

Ag markets ended Tuesday mostly lower
The stocks report weighed on corn futures Tuesday. The quarterly Grain Stocks report stated September 1 U.S. corn stockpiles at 1.236 million bushels, which modestly exceeded industry expectations. FULL STORY »

Changing tastes and attitudes about pork Play video
Darren Warth has been busy with barbecue contests all summer and later this week he'll be competing in the "granddaddy of them all," the American Royal. He'll be defending his title as the reigning Grand Champion! 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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