Trouble recruiting top talent?

Are you running into recruitment problems due to a limited pool of candidates? You are not alone. Right now, job satisfaction is at a 10-year high, hitting 89% this year and national unemployment is at 3.8% down from 3.9% last month. The US has not seen back-to-back unemployment numbers below 4% since the year 2000.[…]

Are You Ready For the USPOULTRY 2019 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition?

USPOULTRY has begun accepting nominations for the 2019 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award. This award will go to family farmers in poultry and egg production who are good examples of environmental stewardship. Nominees can be any family-owned egg producer or poultry grower that supplies product to a USPOULTRY member or even a USPOULTRY member who[…]

IPPA Helps Fight Hunger in Illinois

I love articles that talk about acts of kindness, especially when it involves one of the industries I work with. Swine Web shared an uplifting announcement recently that I had to pass along. The Illinois Pork Producers Association, otherwise known as IPPA, launched Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign in 2008. The goal was[…]

Zoetis Panel Discusses Building a Stronger Bird

The growing “no antibiotics ever” trend has veterinarians advocating the need for vaccinations even more. The Poultry Site published an article with a link to an exciting round table discussion, link to be provided below. The discussion, sponsored by Zoetis, brought together an all-star group. They discussed how to build a stronger bird. The panel talked about how[…]

Zoetis Introduces 2 PCV2 Genotype Protection in a Single Vaccine

The swine industry is going to change forever, thanks to a new vaccine. Pig Health Today reports that the first vaccine with two genotypes of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), 2a and 2b, was announced in San Diego during the American Association of Swine Veterinarians conference. According to Lucina Galina, DVM, Ph.D., Zoetis’ director of[…]