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New swine research center offers industry insights

The facility could potentially help producers achieve their production goals, increase profitability, reduce risk and improve their overall competitive advantage.
The strategically developed Leavenworth Livestock Research Center has been two years in the making.
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US standards for pork carcasses open for revision

After 32 years Agricultural Marketing Service requested public comment on proposed modifications to the US standards for grades of pork carcasses
After 32 years, Agricultural Marketing Service has requested public comment on proposed modifications to the U.S. standards for grades of pork carcasses.
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Cargill bolsters its sow research capabilities

New Iowa technology application center will expand sow research capabilities
Cargill’s animal nutrition business is expanding its sow research capabilities with the opening of a new technology application center in Britt, Ia
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Ag groups: US needs FMD vaccine bank to protect food

As new Farm Bill is set to be written, ag industry calls attention to foot-and-mouth disease
100 agricultural organizations and allied industries groups urged Congress to include in the next Farm Bill language establishing and funding a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank.
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