During the Minnesota Pork Congress, MPB awarded Distinguished Service, Environmental Steward, as well as Family, Pork Promoter and Swine Manager of the Year.
When team members are properly trained there is less margin for inadvertent mistakes.
During the Iowa Pork Congress, IPPA awarded Pork All-American, Master Pork Producers, Master Pork Partners and 2020 Iowa Pork Youth Leadership Team.
This year's educational series will include an African swine fever update and tips for hiring and training employees.
Results showed that the SEHM provided a warmer creep environment for the piglets, did not impact ADG, reduced laid-on mortalities and consumed less electricity.
Report and PorkCares.org share successes and set stage for future improvement.
African swine fever required significant resources, however, SHIC has remained faithful to its mission to protect the health of the U.S. swine herd.
NPA policy services officer Lizzie Wilson also highlighted how the program could potentially encourage the spread of notifiable diseases such as African swine fever.
Cooling system required more than 2.5 times the electrical energy of traditional lactation housing system.
One of the Alliance's newly updated resources is the animal rights activist groups web.