Information and tools to assist in managing swine nutrition and feed management and delivery, including estimating water needs. Tips on raising small groups of pigs and part-time swine production.
Provides the credentials to meet FDA requirements for development and implementation of a preventive system for food safety as stated within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. More
Any family interested in raising some of their own meat should consider pigs. They grow rapidly and require very little space or management. More
Lynn Kime, Robert E. Mikesell, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
While the trend in the swine industry continues towards larger farms, opportunities remain to make money by raising hogs in a part-time enterprise. More
Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D.
Find out how to estimate homeowner or farmer water needs and calculate how much water must be delivered from a private water supply to meet these needs. More
This article explores effects of mycotoxins on animals, testing feeds for toxins, dealing with contaminated feeds, and limiting mycotoxin production. More