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Hand Hewn Farm finds niche in hog butchering workshops
Hand Hewn Farm's whole hog butchering workshops draw in people from across the country to their small farm and shop in Tuscarawas County.
Pa. family dives into county fair preparation, even with unknowns
The McGraw children, of Ohioville, Pennsylvania, take us behind the scenes at how they're raising 4-H pigs show at the Lawrence County Fair.
Strep zoo detected in Pennsylvania swine
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has designated Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus in swine a dangerous transmissible disease.
Pork Checkoff: Prioritize seasonal flu vaccines to protect people, pigs
Prioritize flu vaccinations for everyone working on a pig farm.
America’s Pig Farmer of Year is from Pennsylvania
The National Pork Board named Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Vice President Chris Hoffman as America's Pig Farmer of the Year for 2019-2020.
USDA updates pig slaughter inspection rules
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Sept. 17 a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection.
Swine feed holding times updated to prevent the spread of viruses
The new details decrease holding times over the initial estimations and give additional assurances of further viral degradation if the feed is contaminated.
USDA says watch for African swine fever
USDA reminds producers and veterinarians to watch for African swine fever — a highly contagious animal disease that affects both domestic and wild pigs.
Raising pigs on pasture
Learn the basics of raising pigs on pasture and decide if it's right for your operation.
Holding time for feed may reduce swine disease risk
Knowing exactly how long certain feed ingredients have been securely stored before allowing their use on pig farms can reduce disease transmission risk.
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