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Does H1N1 pose risk to pigs?

Tests show it’s not yet in U.S., but the industry is at risk from sick people.
Does H1N1 pose risk to pigs? Tests show it’s not yet in U.S., but the industry is at risk from sick people. By Ed Clark Editor’s note: The following three reports are based on presentations at the  World Pork Expo  in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, in early June. Thus far, the new H1N1 virus
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Coping with crop price volatility

Wide crop price spread possible in 2009-10
Coping with crop price volatility Wide crop price spread possible in 2009-10 By Ed Clark Crop prices may not be quite as volatile as they were last year, but that doesn't mean feed companies can escape dramatic upturns and downturns. Far from it. "There is potentially a very wide, $2/bu.
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Top US mill to host pork show visitors

18,000 pork producers from around the world expected to attend World Pork Expo.
Top US mill to host pork show visitors 18,000 pork producers from around the world expected to attend World Pork Expo. By Ed Clark Visitors to the next  World Pork Expo  held in the US are being offered the chance of visiting a Midwest American feed mill that belongs to one of the c
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It’s a retrofitting, reconfiguring kind of year

Few new, large complexes being built, despite record egg prices of 2007, as more producers are replacing old equipment within existing layer houses.
Few new, large complexes being built, despite record egg prices of 2007, as more producers are replacing old equipment within existing layer houses.
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Producers less optimistic on 2008 prices

47.2 percent, look for shell egg prices to decrease in 2008, yet about 30 percent still look for prices to increase.
47.2 percent, look for shell egg prices to decrease in 2008, yet about 30 percent still look for prices to increase.
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