Pork producers, like all farmers, need lots of information. For start-up pig operations, it's all about getting established and learning how to raise healthy animals. More seasoned farmers need to stay up to date on market trends and on the latest research that may help them raise the quality of their animals. All pig farmers look for information that will contribute to the success of their farm, and ultimately to their bottom line. Trustworthy sources such as government agencies, university agriculture departments, and research organizations offer extensive free resources about raising pigs—resources that are valuable to small family farmers and large pork producers alike. Critical information is also available on the Internet at any time of the day or night.