Pipestone System News

Dr. Dee’s Research Provides Undisputable Evidence for Resposible Use of Antibiotics

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On December 6, 2018, the first large-scale scientifically validated trial to better understand the importance of responsible antibiotic use in clinically sick pigs was published in PLOS ONE, the Public Library of Science. This journal is #1-2 in the world

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Measure. Monitor. Move: Three Simple Steps to Pork Production Records

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MEASURE. MONITOR. MOVE.  Three simple steps to pork production records.  Well, maybe not always simple, but certainly valuable.  The 2018 USDA census puts the U.S. at 75 million pigs.  Pork production is a competitive business.  Long gone are the days

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Foreign Animal Disease: Preparing for the Worst

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Everyone who works with pigs is likely aware of the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across Europe and Asia. This seemly unstoppable sweeping of disease is a concern for swine farmers worldwide. Even with a vast ocean separating North

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Building Foundation for Future Generations

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Staying focused on their strengths, but being willing to change has been the foundation of the growth and evolution of the Dumoulin family’s farm for more than six decades. Bill and Pat Dumoulin began farming together in 1954 near Hampshire,

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International Travel Biosecurity

As the world swine population continues to grow both domestically and internationally, it can open doors to producers and veterinarians to visit production locations away from home. In some cases, this may involve going to a location which is known

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For the Love of Science…. and a Delicious Burger!

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Fact: Using antibiotics responsibly is an important part of the welfare of our animals, food safety, and sustainability. Science is an amazing tool that helps us to understand how AND WHY things work throughout the universe.  Science uses standardized methodologies,

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Foreign Animal Disease: Preparing for the Worst

Brent pepin

Everyone who works with pigs is likely aware of the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across Europe and Asia. This seemly unstoppable sweeping of disease is a concern for swine farmers worldwide. Even with a vast ocean separating North

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Give a Helping Ham Kickoff

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PIPESTONE has teamed up with local grocery stores this holiday season with “Give a Helping Ham” initiative with one goal in mind: Help Fight Hunger. One out of every five kids in America struggles with hunger.   “There are an astounding

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4 Key Factors to Ask About Pig Sourcing

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Weaned pig sourcing has the potential to affect the profitability of an enterprise greatly.  Here are 4 things to keep in mind when considering your pig source. #1 Health When evaluating a “one time” purchase of weaned pigs you will

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49 Days of Transparency

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It takes a village to raise a family, well it also takes a village to showcase our passion.  We had a great crew of Pipestone staff and volunteers at county and State fairs sharing their passion in 2018! This year

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