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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Over 140 million US hogs sold last year, NPPC economic report reveals
The United States' National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently released an economic report on the significance of US pork producers to the nation's agricultural and overall economy.
Monday, July 4, 2022
1% drop in US hog, pig numbers in June 2022
There were 72.5 million hogs and pigs on US farms as of June 1, down 1% from June 2021 and down slightly from March 1, 2022, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the United States Depart of Agriculture's (USDA) Natio ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Sask Pork receives funding to study antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada
Canada's Sask Pork will receive $150,000 from the Agriculture Development Fund over three years to evaluate antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Monday, April 4, 2022
Number of hogs, pigs in US farms fell 2% from March 2021
There were 72.2 million hogs and pigs on US farms as of March 1, a 2% drop from March 2021 and down 3% from December 1, 2021, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ...
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Nebraska, US confirms highly pathogenic bird flu in commercial poultry
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu in commercial poultry farm wher ...
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Highly pathogenic bird flu detected in Iowa, US
A second outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu has been detected in the the top egg-producing state of Iowa, US, at a commercial turkey farm, Reuters reported.
Monday, March 7, 2022
Highly pathogenic bird flu detected in Missouri, US commercial chicken farm
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said a highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of bird flu has been detected in a commercial flock of 240,000 broiler chickens at Stoddard County, Missouri state, US, ...
Monday, January 17, 2022
Surging pork prices in Thailand possibly caused by supply hogging
Prapat Pothasuthon, Thailand's Deputy Agriculture Minister said surging prices of pork in the country was possibly because of traders hogging suppliers, rather than African Swine Fever (ASF), AFP reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
US hog, pig numbers dropped in December 2020
There were 74.2 million hogs and pigs on US farms as of December 1 last year, down 4% from December 2020 and down 1% from September 1, 2021.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
US hog futures decline on concerns about supply glut
Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures plunged 4% on December 6, hitting their lowest level in nearly a month, as robust supplies threatened profits even as pork prices edged off their recent lows, traders said.
Monday, October 18, 2021
USPOULTRY: Research evaluates pathogenicity of Cochlosoma anatis
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, the United States, in which a researcher evaluated the pathogenicity of Cochlosoma a ...
Monday, October 4, 2021
US hog, pig numbers drop 4% from September 2020
The United States' hog inventory has dipped from September 2020 but increased slightly from June this year.
Monday, August 16, 2021
Smithfield joint venture completes installing manure-to-energy tech at hog farms in Northern Missouri, US
Monarch Bioenergy, a joint venture between Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), has finished installing manure-to-energy technology on nearly all of Smithfield's Northern Missouri, US hog finishing farms, Smithfield ...
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Elanco's farm-animal business hit by lower hog, poultry prices
Elanco Animal Health Inc. said on August 9 that its farm-animal business has been hit by lower prices for hogs and poultry abroad.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
New USDA guidelines for controlling pathogens in beef and poultry unveiled
The United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released new guidance documents for controlling beef and raw poultry pathogens.

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