Pork Checkoff awards 21 students with 2018 scholarship

· April 13, 2018

The Pork Checkoff has awarded 21 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s future leaders. A National Pork Board committee judged the pool of 70 applicants based on scholastic merit, leadership activities, involvement in the pork production industry, and the applicants’ plans for a […]


21 National Pork Board scholarships up for grabs

· January 8, 2018

If you are a college junior or senior who has plans to pursue a career in swine production management or attend veterinary or graduate school with an emphasis in swine, the National Pork Board is offering some incentives. The National Pork Board will award up to 21 scholarships in 2018 totaling $48,000. The top applicant […]

U.S. now more prepared against Foot-and-Mouth Disease

· June 21, 2017

Animal health first responders now have an important tool in their hands to mitigate the potentially catastrophic economic and animal welfare impacts of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreak on U.S. soil. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) has announced the licensing of a rapid-response (three-hour) Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) diagnostic kit […]

Boehringer Ingelheim: Prevent disease to unlock potential

· November 22, 2016

With VFD just around the corner, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica suggests taking a look at your pigs’ prevention plan. We got the chance to chat with Jeff Worstell, Director of Market Access for the swine division at BI, at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual convention to find out why a strong health management and […]

Iowa farm opens swank swine facility; cuts odor by 80%

· September 23, 2016

A Chickasaw County, Iowa, farm may have just built the first five-star facility for pigs. Located near Lawler, the new finishing barn at Reicks View Farms is equipped with the most advanced odor reduction technology, a state-of-the-art air scrubber and air filtration system, the latest feed delivery system, climate control features, and more. To facilitate […]

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