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Pig Growing & Finishing

The latest articles, analysis and information on pig growing and finishing research to successfully raise pigs between nursery and market ages to help swine producers maximize herd performance and yields from the editors of Pig International magazine. Topics include nutritional guidelines, biosecurity practices and selective breeding.

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Villari Brothers partner with American Humane

Villari Brothers partners with American Humane to uphold their commitment to raising hogs in a responsible and ethical manner
Villari Brothers, a third-generation family influenced business started in 1925, has earned certification for the proper treatment of pigs from American Humane.
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Canada surpasses the US in pork exports to China

The United States has fallen to Canada as the top North American supplier of pork to China
The United States has fallen to Canada as the top North American supplier of pork to China, according to a report from China Daily.
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NPPC encourages trade negotiation with Japan

The National Pork Producers Council request Trump administration negotiates new trade plan after Japan makes agreement with European Union
The National Pork Producers Council request Trump administration negotiates new trade plan after Japan makes new agreement with European Union.
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Why ag producers should approach consumers differently

A recent study shows that data backed by professional opinions should push producers to change their ways of dealing with consumers, and let emotion and passion tell the ag story.
Professionals are urging producers in the agriculture industry to take a more emotional approach to their relationship with consumers after evaluating results from The International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC) that released their findings from the 2017 study they conducted to better inform both consumers and producers of the agriculture industry.
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US pork industry may face costly GIPSA regulations

National Pork Producers Council: Government is currently holding off GIPSA rules, saving producers millions
Pork producers are currently faced the possibility of regulations from the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) rule that could cost the industry $420 million annually or $4 per head
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5 Ways to Achieve More Profitable Pigs

Learn how incorporating nutritional tools into sow and piglet diets can boost performance and profitability. Sponsored content by Novus.
Learn how incorporating feed additives can increase profitability and animal welfare. Sponsored content by Novus.
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Keep workers in mind when remodeling pig barns

When conditions are improved for the workers, pig performance can also be improved
When pig barns are remodeled, careful consideration to the animals’ safety and well-being are often taken into account. However, it is also important to keep the people who are working with the pigs in mind.
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