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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
Saturday, June 10, 2017
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long Expects Strong '17 Pig Prices in US, China & EU
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, President and CEO of Genesus Genetics, shares expectations for 2017 pig prices in the US, Canada, Russia, China and the EU, as well as global drivers of the swine industry....
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Thursday, April 06, 2017
EU and Spain Hog Markets
EU - The price of pork continues to recover in these first months of 2017, and last week has closed at 1,310 € / kg / live, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
Friday, September 09, 2016
Staff Hold the Key to Pig Farm Sustainability
UK - Most successful pig producers will say that skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff are the most important part of their businesses. Yet for many, finding and retaining employees is the toughest...
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
Monday, June 13, 2016
WPX: Exports Are Critical Driver to US Pig Prices into 2017
ANALYSIS - Brett Stuart, President of Global AgriTrends, told pork producers exports are the critical driver to watch regarding US hog prices. Stuart spoke at the Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica business...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Diagnostics Play Important Role with Complicated Disease Complexes
ANALYSIS - Howard Hill, DVM and past National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, said diagnostics are playing a critical role in the pork industry as the industry deals with complicated disease complexes...
Prescription Vaccines Offer Rapid Response Solutions to Swine Industry
ANALYSIS - New USDA regulations will allow producers access to more herd-specific or prescription vaccines, so a farmer can customize their vaccine portfolio to their herd that can be validated by USDA,...
Monday, June 15, 2015
New Boehringer Ingelheim Vaccine Protects Against Two Types of Salmonella
ANALYSIS - Salmonella has taken a back seat to other diseases like PEDv, SIV and even Avian Influenza, but Salmonella is an important disease to monitor and protect your herd against, reports ThePigSite's...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long - China's Huge Sow Liquidation Will Support EU, N. American Markets
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, president of Genesus, said Russia's shut down of pork imports from the EU will create a surplus of pork, but China looks primed to take it off the EU's hands and will likely be looking...
World Pork Expo: Steve Meyer's US Economic Outlook
ANALYSIS - Steve Meyer, vice president of pork analysis with Express Markets Inc. Analytics, shared an outlook for the US pork industry on the opening day of World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. ...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Apple App Help Pork Producers Measure Farm Risk Level for Violative Residues
US - Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app from Zoetis. The free app is available in the...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip
RUSSIA - This past week we were in Russia when sanctions were announced stopping many food products from being imported. Included on the banned list was pork from many countries including European Union,...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
New Pig Sector Website for Spanish Readers
GLOBAL - A new website covering the pig sector for Spanish readers has been launched by 5m Publishing....
Thursday, February 13, 2014
VNU Exhibitions Strengthen Livestock Network
GLOBAL - VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific and Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations or FAVA are to step up their collaboration in creating a strong network and relationship with livestock industry partners...
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
VIV Partners with IPPE over Pork Education in Atlanta
US - VIV has announced a Pork Education partnership with the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Monday, June 03, 2013
World Pork Expo Expects 20,000 Visitors
US - Nearly 20,000 pork producers and industry representatives from 39 countries will be in Des Moines, 5-7 June, for the 2013 World Pork Expo. ...
Friday, May 24, 2013
Irlbeck Named World Pork Expo General Manager
US — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has named Alicia Irlbeck as the new general manager of World Pork Expo, the world’s largest pork-specific trade show. ...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
European Pig Meat Industry Facing Its Challenges
EU - The European pig meat industry is facing its challenges with issues such as regulations on sow pens impacting production, according to Frederique Clusel, group director of Swine Business for Zoetis...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Growing Importance of Emerging Markets
GLOBAL - The emerging markets are becoming an increasingly important focus for global companies, according to a Zoetis executive....
Monday, March 11, 2013
Zoetis Unveils Vision for Europe, Africa and Middle East
GLOBAL - Zoetis, the former animal health business unit of Pfizer, is aiming for strong and sustainable business growth....
Friday, January 25, 2013
Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers
GLOBAL - What is the point of researching issues of animal health, welfare or production practices if the results and the message are not delivered to the public at large?...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
SALmate Embraces Life in Thailand
THAILAND - American manufacturer, The Ballard Group, Inc., has officially launched its innovative EPA/DHA dry encapsulated formulation, SALmate, during a full-day seminar in the Thai capital of Bangkok....
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Pork Commentary: Drought
US - The US corn price rolled higher last week with spot corn hovering around $7.00 a bushel pushing the cost of production of hogs up due to feed prices by $15 - $20 per head in the last three weeks,...
Friday, May 11, 2012
OUTLOOK CONFERENCE: Conference Examines Future of UK Red Meat, Dairy Sectors
ANALYSIS – There are some signs of improvement in the UK economy, according to an agricultural economics specialist speaking at the UK Outlook Conference for the red meat and dairy sectors last week,...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Pfizer Takes up 'Love that Pork' Challenge
US - Pfizer Animal Health Team Pork has initiated a challenge, 'Love that Pork', to educate building staff and consumers about pork preparation while increasing pork consumption in the facilities' cafeterias....
Monday, September 12, 2011
Evergreen Colony with No.1 Carcase Award
CANADA - At their annual producer banquet recently, Maple Leaf Foods recognised long time Genesus Customer, Evergreen Farms with No.1 (Signature) Award in the Canadian Pork Industry: Best Carcase for a...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
Chefs Enjoy Safari Supper
UK - More than 50 chefs were treated to some original pork menus during a safari supper organised by BPEX. ...
 
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