IPPA has provided $25,000 to IDALS to be used for various projects over the next year. The funds will help offset up to 50% of the costs for pig farmers to install saturated buffers or bioreactors on their farm land.
A study from Iowa State Unversity establishes a baseline on the labor issues, and trends in U.S. pork production including input from U.S. hog farmers.
Pork producers are committed to responsibly managing their animals and the manure they produce to protect water and air quality and to maximizing manure’s benefit and value.
Attracting and keeping good employees is a common problem on the farm and across the entire pork industry. Human resource directors share tips on scoring quality employees and retaining them.
Source: Livestock & Poultry Environmental Learning CenterAn eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) is taking a very comprehensive look at manure use. Researchers are studying everything from...
Critical tips in successfully supervising large hog operations remotely.
Getting to the bottom of the real reasons that sows are leaving the production herd may require a revamp of the record keeping system.