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Swine flu detection prompts reminder about good hygiene at fairs
Some Ohio fair pigs tested positive for a strain of flu virus, prompting a reminder to practice good hygiene at fairs.
North American Manure Expo brings loads of science to Ohio
Manure is a valuable resource for livestock and crop farmers, and the equipment and technology continues to evolve.
June hogs and pigs report shows slight expansion, low prices
Swine numbers show modest increases, but profits are still falling.
McClure farms is focused on farming and conservation
The McClure family has been farming in northwestern Ohio for generations, and continues to adapt and improve.
Krikke family has engineered way to good farm stewardship
Huron County family focuses on producing pork in an environmentally responsible way.
Students take virtual field trips to pig farms
With an internet connection and webcam, students can see live pigs from their classrooms by taking a virtual field trip with the Ohio Pork Council.
OSHA: Ohio farm worker killed by manure gas
OSHA issues fines for 2015 manure-related fatality.
Hog wild: March 1 is National Pig Day
March 1 is the day we pay homage to pigs, and rightly so. In 2013, U.S. pork producers marketed more than 112 million hogs!
McGuffey FFA’er brings home Star in Agribusiness
McConn’s swine production project starts from the beginning of life for many of her hogs, and her records show that.
How to understand the livestock markets
Understanding the terms in a livestock market report can be confusing. Here is a quick run down of what the terms being used on livestock during a sale means.