Source of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Narrowed Down – DTN Oct 1, 2015

🕔Oct 1, 2015
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspections Service has narrowed down the possible way three swine enteric coronavirus disease (SECD) viruses, including porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), entered the country. The […]

Livestock: Pork Industry Continues to Adjust from PED Jun 1, 2015

🕔Jun 1, 2015
Listen to MP3 podcast The pork industry continues to adjust from the supply shock created by the PED virus last year. Live prices peaked in the summer of 2014 as […]

Livestock: 6 Tips to Fight PEDv This Fall Nov 25, 2014

🕔Nov 25, 2014
It looks like PEDv may be here to stay in the U.S. Our job now has become how to live with this disease and do what we can to prevent […]

Keith Good: Corn Prices Drop as Crop Condition Rating Improves Jun 17, 2014

🕔Jun 17, 2014
Crop Watch Bloomberg writer Phoebe Sedgman reported today that, “Corn traded near a four-month low after crop conditions improved in the U.S., the world’s biggest exporter.”Cheri Zagurski reported yesterday at DTN (link requires […]

Livestock: USDA Mandates PEDV Reporting – DTN Jun 5, 2014

🕔Jun 5, 2014
Pork producers who have hogs testing positive for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus now will be required to report the outbreak to USDA and develop a strategy for improving biosecurity measures […]

Livestock: Lean Hog Bubble Ready to Burst – DTN Apr 9, 2014

🕔Apr 9, 2014
The market-timing skills of J.P. Morgan, the economic colossus of the late 19th century whose powerful swagger ranged from personally restocking the U.S. Treasury with gold (thereby calming the Panic […]

Livestock: Swine Virus to Impact Production, Prices in 2014; Strict Biosecurity Essential Apr 1, 2014

🕔Apr 1, 2014
Even though porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) was first found in the U.S. last April, the disease has caused losses in swine herds nationwide and is expected to impact the availability […]

Livestock: PEDV Losses Were Greatest in Winter Months, says Ag Economist Apr 1, 2014

🕔Apr 1, 2014
The impact of the PED virus in swine was felt most strongly during the unusually harsh winter months of December through February, Purdue University agricultural economist Chris Hurt said Monday […]

Japan Still Buying U.S.Pork, but Export Concerns on the Rise – DTN Mar 10, 2014

🕔Mar 10, 2014
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus that is estimated to have killed millions of pigs in the U.S. has not yet affected U.S. pork exports to Japan, pork traders interviewed at […]

Iowa: Cold, Wet Month Interrupts Grain Movements – US-DA Mar 4, 2014

🕔Mar 4, 2014
Crop Progress and Condition for the Month of February, 2014. February saw average temperatures below normal with lows more than 20 degrees below zero. Precipitation for the month was above […]

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