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  • Everything Hogs

    Public
    Here’s a place to chatter about all things swine! Hogs, pigs and boars.
    Interest: Hogs

    Nuisance Lawsuits are Taking a Bite Out of Big Pork

    By Maria Dampman

    Published 4 months ago

    Thomas Benton was being sued for “erecting a hogstye so near the house of the plaintiff that the air thereof was corrupted... To make VIF work, Smithfield also utilizes a large number of contract farmers who agree to raise the hogs to certain specifications before shipping them either to another farm or for processing... The farmer owns the farm and is paid a specific amount for their efforts, but otherwise is wholly dependent on Smithfield for continuing their contract, as they have no hogs of their own and are not set up for anything other than pig farm production... These are large barns filled with several thousand hogs that all relieve themselves onto slatted floors that allow their waste to fall through... For decades, neighbors of the over 4,000 giant waste lagoons in North Carolina have had to deal with the eye-watering stench of the feces, the flies and other pests drawn by the sun-baked waste, and the swarms of buzzards drawn to improperly disposed carcasses of decaying hogs...

    Categories: Hogs

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study – Survey Assistance Needed (Paid)

    By Animal Nutrition and Feed Study

    Published 4 months ago

    Hello Everyone,My name is Mike Jarmus and I am a senior analyst with the Martec Group a market research company in the Detroit, MI area. We are conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. We are looking for about 15-20 minutes of you time at your convenience for a brief phone survey. We are paying $100 per an interview for that time or we can donate it to a charity of your choice in your name. We provide payment via check, PayPal or Venmo...

    Categories: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study – Survey Assistance Needed (Paid)

    By Michael Jarmus

    Published 4 months ago

    Hello Everyone,My name is Mike Jarmus and I am a senior analyst with the Martec Group a market research company in the Detroit, MI area. We are conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. We are looking for about 15-20 minutes of you time at your convenience for a brief phone survey. We are paying $100 per an interview for that time or we can donate it to a charity of your choice in your name. We provide payment via check, PayPal or Venmo...

    Categories: Beef Cattle, Hogs, Poultry

    Dione Wells United States, NV, Silver Springs

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Hogs, Specialty, Sheep

    AgFuse Administrator United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: AgFuse LLC
    Job Title: Adminstrator
    About: AgFuse is a social media network created specifically to connect farmers and agriculture professionals throughout the world.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Capitol Commodity Hedging Services United States, IN, Indianapolis

    Job Title: President
    About: My job includes senior commodity analyst and hedging manager; I provide tailored hedge strategies for producers and end users in many market sectors including the following: Grains, Energies, Metals, Livestock, Softs; and make myself available to discuss implementation of these programs.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Marketing, Feeder Cattle

    Donald W Burchette United States, North Carolina, Chadbourn

    Business Title: AgTec Services
    Job Title: Owner
    About: I started out in 1983 as a sales manager in agronomy and continued the trade until 2000 when I got tired of working for someone else so I started my own business also in agriculture and still at it to this day.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Garrett Smith United States, NC, Asheboro

    Business Title: Smith Farm
    Job Title: CEO
    About: Not much work farm
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops

  • Dione Wells United States, NV, Silver Springs

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Hogs, Specialty, Sheep

    AgFuse Administrator United States, SC, Blenheim

    Business Title: AgFuse LLC
    Job Title: Adminstrator
    About: AgFuse is a social media network created specifically to connect farmers and agriculture professionals throughout the world.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Capitol Commodity Hedging Services United States, IN, Indianapolis

    Job Title: President
    About: My job includes senior commodity analyst and hedging manager; I provide tailored hedge strategies for producers and end users in many market sectors including the following: Grains, Energies, Metals, Livestock, Softs; and make myself available to discuss implementation of these programs.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs, Marketing, Feeder Cattle

    Donald W Burchette United States, North Carolina, Chadbourn

    Business Title: AgTec Services
    Job Title: Owner
    About: I started out in 1983 as a sales manager in agronomy and continued the trade until 2000 when I got tired of working for someone else so I started my own business also in agriculture and still at it to this day.
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Garrett Smith United States, NC, Asheboro

    Business Title: Smith Farm
    Job Title: CEO
    About: Not much work farm
    Interests: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops

    Samuel Mulat Ethiopia, Oromiya, Bishoftu

    Interests: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty

  • Everything Hogs

    Public
    Here’s a place to chatter about all things swine! Hogs, pigs and boars.
    Interest: Hogs

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study

    Public
    Hello everyone. I am conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. I am looking to network and connect with livestock farmers for the study.
    Interest: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty

    Pee Dee Crop Producer Reports

    Public
    A group for growers around the Pee Dee region of South Carolina to share scouting tips and observations of their farm operations.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Timber Production

    Agribusiness Global

    Public
    For people keen on improving the world\'s largest industry: #Agribusiness (#Food #Fiber #Biofuels) We grow you. Tweets, follows, links, likes, RTs ? endorsement
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    TerraStride Pro

    Public
    TerraStride Pro\\\'s online mapping platform improves your marketing and closes more listings
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    AgNet West Radio Network

    Public
    California\'s real farm radio, providing current, relevant, and interesting agriculture news. We are proud to serve the agriculture community. AgNet West is based in California.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Nuisance Lawsuits are Taking a Bite Out of Big Pork

    By Maria Dampman

    Published 4 months ago

    Thomas Benton was being sued for “erecting a hogstye so near the house of the plaintiff that the air thereof was corrupted... To make VIF work, Smithfield also utilizes a large number of contract farmers who agree to raise the hogs to certain specifications before shipping them either to another farm or for processing... The farmer owns the farm and is paid a specific amount for their efforts, but otherwise is wholly dependent on Smithfield for continuing their contract, as they have no hogs of their own and are not set up for anything other than pig farm production... These are large barns filled with several thousand hogs that all relieve themselves onto slatted floors that allow their waste to fall through... For decades, neighbors of the over 4,000 giant waste lagoons in North Carolina have had to deal with the eye-watering stench of the feces, the flies and other pests drawn by the sun-baked waste, and the swarms of buzzards drawn to improperly disposed carcasses of decaying hogs...

    Categories: Hogs

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study – Survey Assistance Needed (Paid)

    By Animal Nutrition and Feed Study

    Published 4 months ago

    Hello Everyone,My name is Mike Jarmus and I am a senior analyst with the Martec Group a market research company in the Detroit, MI area. We are conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. We are looking for about 15-20 minutes of you time at your convenience for a brief phone survey. We are paying $100 per an interview for that time or we can donate it to a charity of your choice in your name. We provide payment via check, PayPal or Venmo...

    Categories: Beef Cattle, Dairy, Hogs

    Animal Nutrition and Feed Study – Survey Assistance Needed (Paid)

    By Michael Jarmus

    Published 4 months ago

    Hello Everyone,My name is Mike Jarmus and I am a senior analyst with the Martec Group a market research company in the Detroit, MI area. We are conducting a study on animal nutrition and feed habits by farmers in North America. We are looking for about 15-20 minutes of you time at your convenience for a brief phone survey. We are paying $100 per an interview for that time or we can donate it to a charity of your choice in your name. We provide payment via check, PayPal or Venmo...

    Categories: Beef Cattle, Hogs, Poultry

    Citizens Weekly Newsletter November 23, 2018

    By Angie Setzer

    Published 3 weeks ago

    • Not much in the way of significant news throughout the week, as typical for this time of year in the grain markets most traders are already in holiday mode. Soybeans have managed to hold their own after a rough start to the week, while corn and wheat are testing the downside of the most recent trading range... • In addition to divided ideas on how the country should deal with trade tensions African Swine Fever was confirmed in the country’s largest pork producing region, with officials announcing a significant crackdown on the disease and transportation of hogs going forward. It is obvious containing the disease is nearly impossible as many producers are still working to transport hogs or hide expected cases... Cold storage was friendly to hogs with frozen belly stocks at a 52 week low, while overall pork stocks were down 5% from a year ago...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Citizens Weekly Newsletter December 14, 2018

    By Angie Setzer

    Published 3 days ago

    · A week full of rumors, confirmation and headlines gave everyone a lot to talk about, but surprisingly left the markets somewhat directionless. · The week started with Reuters reporting China was looking to purchase 5-8 mmt of soybeans and that sales were just days away. President Trump agreed in an interview Tuesday saying China was in the market buying large amounts. Excitement continued to build into Wednesday as additional news reports indicated $180 million worth of sales had been finalized, with subsequent reports indicating even more buying throughout the day... · As we’ve discussed before, ASF is incredibly deadly to hogs and has been spreading across the country like wildfire...

    Categories: Agribusiness

    Value Added Products - The future for farms of all sizes?

    By John Moody

    Published 8 months ago

    Many farmers have felt the pinch of falling food prices over the past year. Some sectors of the ag industry, especially dairy, are in a free fall, with our fellow farm friends hurting badly as low prices, consolidation, and other forces forcing many to sell off operations or even sell their farms. It is difficult days, but as I noted in my earlier article, things haven’t been good for US farmers in quite some time... For instance, a farmer making cheese or butter will produce high value whey, a perfect food for hogs... A farm could go even further, having the hogs turned into various sausages and other chaucertierie products...

    How to Source Farm Interns

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published 7 months ago

    The Keenans were up to their elbows in infrastructure projects, animal husbandry, and a burgeoning farmstay business, and needed help in a bad way. Balancing a post and beam, lime plaster home construction project against caretaking goats and chickens, while juggling four human kids to boot, left the Keenans with little time for their personal lives. So, the family turned to the outside world for help. As a recent college grad excited about farming, I responded to their advertisement, and soon found my way to the delightful Keenan homestead... That land supports “just under 1,000 head of cattle, about 5,000 laying hens, 600 hogs per year, 20,000 broilers, and 2,000 turkeys...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Specialty

    Citizens Weekly Newsletter August 17, 2018

    By Angie Setzer

    Published 4 months ago

    The disease which is deadly to hogs was initially found 2 weeks ago and reported as an isolated incident. The country’s second outbreak this week was found over a thousand miles away in a group of hogs that had traveled a long distance... Some feel this is bullish for US hogs as a reduction in Chinese supply would mean import needs for the country. Others feel this could be bullish for domestic meal demand as an increase in US hog exports would mean more hogs to feed here... · Hogs also happened to get a nice shot in the arm from Mexico trade talk...

    Controlling input costs - one of the best returns on investment

    By John Moody

    Published 8 months ago

    The importance of controlling your costs One of my favorite stories involves a lady and a farmer. The farmer sold milk right off the farm for about $4. 00 a gallon. The lady would, each week, load up her four or so kids, drive forty five minute each way, and pick up three gallons of milk in return... So, say you raise six hogs a year...

  • Posted By Gregory Heilers
    7 months ago

    The legendary Joel Salatin weighed in on this article with advice on how to find the perfect intern! https://agfuse.com/article/how-to-source-farm-interns

    Posted By Maria Dampman
    4 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/nuisance-lawsuits-are-taking-a-bite-out-of-big-pork

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    4 months ago

    https://www.producer.com/2018/08/benefits-found-feeding-hybrid-fall-rye-to-hogs/
    https://agfuse.com/article/value-added-products---the-future-for-farms-of-all-sizes-

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    12 months ago

    https://www.agriculture.com/livestock/hogs/gene-editing-aims-to-end-pig-castration

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    2 years, 6 months ago

    http://www.agriculture.com/livestock/hogs/is-there-a-top-end-limit-to-litter-weaning-average
    07 Dec 2018 #Grain #Futures Comments

    -Brazil raises soybean/corn crop estimates modestly
    -China ethanol expansion plans
    -China ticks corn import estimate higher, but still below USDA
    -USDA reschedules Cattle on Feed/Hogs and Pigs reports
    -Trump tweet supports soybeans
    -USDA report today - trade estimate summary included

    USDA’s monthly WASDE report will be...To Continue reading, click link below...
    http://ccstrade.com/blog  
    #Lean #Hogs Reversed Down For A Sell Signal
    #Lean Hogs reversed down for a sell signal

    Posted By Everything Hogs
    4 months ago

    https://agfuse.com/article/nuisance-lawsuits-are-taking-a-bite-out-of-big-pork