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Crawford County girl wins grand champion at Pa. Farm Show
Alaina Webster, of Crawford County, won grand champion junior market swine at the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Strep zoo detected in Pennsylvania swine
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has designated Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus in swine a dangerous transmissible disease.
USDA updates pig slaughter inspection rules
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Sept. 17 a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection.
African Swine Fever not in US yet; but know risks, signs
As African Swine Fever continues to spread across Asia, there are some things farmers in the United States should know and watch out for in their hogs.
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.
World Pork Expo canceled
In the wake of the African swine fever outbreak, the National Pork Producers Council's board of directors decided to cancel World Pork Expo 2019.
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.
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.
How to reduce the risk of swine flu during fair season
It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.
2 types of livestock insurance policies
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency offers protection to livestock producers in two main policy types: Livestock Gross Margin and Livestock Risk Protection.