• Monday, July 21, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The situation for cattle producers is outstanding. That was the message University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ron Plain delivered during the 2014 Summer AgMarketing Outlook Conference.
  • Thursday, July 10, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Pork Association are sponsoring the first ever Missouri Swine Health Symposium, July 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the MU Bradford Research Center.
  • Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– A presentation and panel discussion on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus has been added to the 2014 North American Manure Expo.
  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Hog prices in 2014 have been higher than any previous time.
  • Friday, May 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The 2014 North American Manure Expo will be held in Springfield, Missouri, on July 8-9. The expo rotates among states each year and this is the first year Missouri is hosting the event.
  • Tuesday, May 6, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Bargains in the meat case might be hard to find,” said University of Missouri Extension economist Ron Plain at the recent Ag Marketing Outlook Conference.
  • Monday, March 31, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension swine nutrition specialist Marcia Shannon advises pork producers to take extra precautions with feed and delivery trucks to prevent the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV).
  • Monday, March 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Pork producers need to establish a veterinary-client-patient relationship (VCPR) with their veterinarian before porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) strikes, says University of Missouri Extension swine specialist Tim Safranski.
  • Monday, March 3, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.–Missouri lags the nation in outbreaks of a baby pig disease that caused an estimated 4 to 5 million deaths in the U.S. swine herd.
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Pork brings us the wonderful aromas of bacon frying, pork chops grilling and ham baking. However, the odor from a hog house is less pleasant.
    Media available: photos; video
  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The University of Missouri meat judging team placed seventh in the National Western Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest at the 2014 National Western Stock Show in Denver.
    Media available: photo
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