White pig closeup
Ice and snow couldn't keep the pork industry away from the 47th annual Iowa Pork Congress.
Finisher pigs in a pen in a barn
Hot summer sun beating down on a thermometer
The worst thing that can happen is a hog farm taking a hit on a disease outbreak such as porcine epidemic diarrhea virus at a time when it is mild enough that it has no market impact Steve Meyer says In 2014 the market impact outweighed the cost of the disease outbreak From a market strategy standpoint it will be advantageous to take all measures to avoid a disease outbreak on the farm this winterReevaluating the farmrsquos biosecurity plan should be a normal routine A complete assessment o
Overhead shot of gilts and sows in a group housing pen
Stop sign alerting visitors that they are entering a disease prevention area outside of a hog barn.