Production and Management

Information on swine management, raising feeder pigs, pork production, and the hog farming industry.

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So You Want to Raise Hogs - Workshops Workshops

So You Want to Raise Hogs

Multiple Options Available

Discover production basics for raising hogs for meat. More
Corn field, photo by Elizabeth Hines
Mycotoxins and Their Effect on Poultry and Swine Production - Articles Articles
Feed grains contaminated by mycotoxins hurt feed quality and are detrimental to production in poultry and swine. Some key mycotoxins can induce differential impacts on poultry and swine production performance. More
Raising Small Groups of Pigs
Raising Small Groups of Pigs - Articles Articles

Raising Small Groups of Pigs

Elizabeth Hines, Michael Fournier

Beginners in personal meat production and homesteading may be interested in raising swine. More
Agricultural Careers Online Course
Agricultural Careers Online Course - Webinars Webinars

Agricultural Careers Online Course

07:00 PM 03/07/2019 - 08:30 PM 04/11/2019

Join us for these weekly webinars as we cover a wide variety of interests that can pair your passions with a future career! More
Introduction to Livestock Production
Introduction to Livestock Production - Articles Articles
Livestock production may take many forms and, depending on your facilities, you may be able to combine several enterprises on your farm. More
Swine Production - Articles Articles

Swine Production

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