The Swine Health Information Center

Dr. Paul Sundberg, National Pork Board, 2015 Pork Academy The experience of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) has offered us many lessons. We have learned that the logistics of today’s pork production is so large that the likelihood of being able to protect against the entry of another disease is, at best, extremely small. International […]

Prepare for Seasonal Disease Challenges

As some parts of the Hog Belt begin to experience Spring-like weather, the upper Midwest may still be knee-deep in snow. Regardless, this time of year can sometimes catch producers off guard when it comes to stress on pig health. Having a plan of action, however, can keep your animals healthy and your farm’s productivity […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, February 19, 2018

Retail Edition Pullback in hog prices brings a much needed correction to the market and should bolster wholesale pork demand going into spring. The drop in lean hog futures this week was swift as market participants reacted to a deterioration in pork product prices and the resulting negative impact this had on packer margins. On […]

Pork Profit Maximizer, February 19, 2018

Foodservice Edition Pullback in hog prices brings a much needed correction to the market and should bolster wholesale pork demand going into spring. The drop in lean hog futures this week was swift as market participants reacted to a deterioration in pork product prices and the resulting negative impact this had on packer margins. On […]

Influenza Season

It is not too late to get your flu vaccination. National Pork Board director of swine health information and research Dr. Lisa Becton is featured in this edition of Pork Pod with details on this severe influenza season and the impact on people and pigs.

Unified Research

The Unified Research Meetings are coming up. National Pork Board Vice President of Science and Technology Dr. Dave Pyburn is featured in this podcast with details about the Pork Checkoff research investment.