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Researchers developed pigs that are resistant to the incurable Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome.

Custom butcher shop hopes to fill a niche in the local food market.

Biogas created from nearly two million hogs annually at Smithfield Foods Hog Production's Ruckman Farm in Northwest Missouri will produce approximately 2.2 billion cubic feet of renewable natural gas - equivalent to 17 million gallons of diesel fuel annually.

The pork industry has largely overcome the impacts of the 2014 PED virus but industry producers should limit their plans for expansion.

In honor of his cousin, 16-year-old Isaac Klingman decided to donate all of the proceeds to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation from his hog at the Wayne County Fair.

To determine the efficacy of waste milk as a supplement for nursery pigs, a study was conducted at the Penn State University swine farm using 214 purebred Yorkshire and crossbred pigs.

Market hog inventory, at 60.1 million head, was up 2 percent from last year, and up 1 percent from last quarter.

A propane shortage last January left agriculture producers and home consumers scrambling to keep their home warm in one of the coldest winters in recent history.

The grand champion hog at this year's Mercer Co. (Pa.) 4-H Roundup brought a record $21 a pound.

Delayed planting has increased corn and meal prices, raising concerns that hog production costs will not drop as much as anticipated.
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