Dr. Minion Finalist in the 40 Under 40

Dr. Luke Minion is a finalist in the Vance Publishing Corporation 40 Under 40 in Agriculture Awards. These individuals were selected for the leadership and commitment in advancing the cause to double food production by 2050. More details

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Grappling With Seasonal PRRS


PRRS season is almost upon us. Across the United States, the months of October, November, and December see the largest increases in cases. We don’t know exactly why, but there is speculation that it may have something to do with

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus


First identified in England (in 1971) and more recently in China, Korea, and Japan, PEDV had not been detected in the U.S. until a couple months ago. No one is sure how it entered, but by early August 434 positive

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Opportunities for Profitability


System Grow Finish, a division of Pipestone, offers regular visits by field supervisors, a complete records service and veterinary consultation in a full management package or a la carte. The objective of System Grow Finish is to identify opportunities for

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The Truth About HSUS and Pens


Last August, a group of independent pork producers interviewed Rick Berman, who runs a public relations firm based in Washington, D.C., and who is also the Executive Director of the Center for Consumer Freedom. The producers were interested in learning

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Fultz Farms: The Value of Cooperation


A year or so before investing in his first jointly-owned farrowing unit, Dennis Fultz played a key role in changing a Minnesota law that would’ve prevented more than five people from joining together to build such a unit. “Minnesota has

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