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AASV Annual Meeting

The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) 48th Annual Meeting will be...

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PigCHAMP EDI exchange with Topigs Norsvin

Topigs Norsvin is pleased to announce that its customers may now exchange data via PigCHAMP. 

“In the past...

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Story County Pork Producers - 2016 Coupon

In December, PigCHAMP had the privilege of partnering with the Story County Pork Producers to...

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KPIs provide insight into your swine operation

General benchmarking parameters are a good resource to help determine your operation’s strengths and weaknesses *This article was originally posted by Farms.com and can be found here. It’s no secret that the swine industry has become increasingly competitive and that monitoring performance trends is essential to setting your operation up for success. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), sometimes known as Key Production or Productivity Indicators, have become increasingly valuable in ...

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Pork Month Recipe: Maple Bacon Caramel Corn

Ingredients: - 5 slices of bacon - 6-8 cups of air popped popcorn - 1 cup packed brown sugar - 1/2 cup maple syrup or corn syrup - 1/4 cup butter - 1 tsp. baking soda - 1/2 cup pecan pieces/halves (optional) Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. 2. In a medium skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Transfer to plate, crumble or chop into chunky pieces and reserve 1-2 tablespoons of drippings. 3. Spray a large bowl with non-stick spray and put the popcorn in it, along with t ...

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    We were tempted to persuade Natasha to not go home... Pork producers in South Africa are fortunate to...

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    It's really interesting to read about different cultures - especially the food!

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