News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Articles by Tim Wall

First PRRS outbreak on pig farm in Ecuador

The outbreak started on April 3 at a commercial farm for fattening and trading pigs.
On May 5, the World Organization for Animal Health reported the confirmed presence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in Ecuador.
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9 tips for dispelling myths about pig farms and pork

These tips can improve public communication about the pork industry.
Pig farming and pork production is frequently misrepresented, but the industry can crush those myths with communication, said Janet Riley at the International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on February 1.
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Trump order halts new US policy on pork farm competition

A GIPSA policy revision may hurt pig farmers’ incentive to meet consumer demand trends.
President Trump’s executive order raised questions about a GIPSA policy change, said Mark Dopp of the North American Meat Institute at the International Production and Processing Expo.
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