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23 March 2017
Pork Quality Competition Attracts Full Slate of Entries
CANADA - The Events Coordinator with the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba reports the 2017 Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Pork Quality Competition has attracted a full slate of entries, writes Bruce Cochrane....
21 March 2017
Breeding Herd Reinfection of PRRS Challenges North America
ANALYSIS - Thirty years into Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) in North America, the industry is confident it can get PRRSv out of herds predictably, but the challenge continues to be...
20 March 2017
FoodEx Showcases US Beef, Pork
JAPAN - As US exporters met with hundreds of buyers and representatives of Japan’s retail and foodservice industries at FoodEx Japan, USMEF promoted US red meat by serving samples of US beef tongue and...
10 March 2017
Proposal Signed to Help China Reach Goal of Green Agriculture
CHINA - Leaders from 300 agricultural companies have gathered in Beijing Wednesday to sign a proposal, promising to optimize their production processes and work together to realize China's goal of green...
Nutriad Showcasing Health and Nutrition Solutions at VIV BKK
THAILAND - With over 1,000 international exhibitors from 53 countries, this year’s VIV Asia in Bangkok promises to be one of the largest and most exciting shows in the industry....
09 March 2017
Collaboration Key to Successful Food Supply Chain Post-Brexit, Says NFU
UK - NFU Deputy President Minette Batters told an audience of policymakers within the UK food supply chain that the integrity of British produce must be the focus pre and post-Brexit....
08 March 2017
Ceva Focuses on Regional Swine Industry
THAILAND - At VIV Asia 2017 Ceva Animal Health will showcase its leading animal health products....
07 March 2017
Businesses Encouraged to Share with Govt Needs in NAFTA Renegotiation
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says as Canada prepares for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, it's important for Canadian businesses to...
06 March 2017
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Has been Supporting Independent Research on PCV2 for One Decade
GLOBAL - For the tenth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases. Over the...
05 March 2017
Innovative Solutions for Central Topics in Pig Production
THAILAND - Efficiency and smart farming: Big Dutchman will present a great number of innovative solutions for topics that are of central importance for pig farmers the world over in hall H098 booth 3036...
13 February 2017
2017 European PRRS Research Award: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Calls for Submissions until July 1st
EU - For the fourth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
Food Safety & Animal Nutrition Course in Spain
SPAIN - Multinational Feed Additives Producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, participated in the Food Safety and Animal Nutrition Course organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, which...
07 February 2017
Pork Producers to Discuss Opportunities and Challenges in the Industry
US - Producer delegates from across the United States will gather in Atlanta, March 1-3, for the annual National Pork Industry Forum....
01 February 2017
Pork Commentary: Iowa Pork Congress Report
US - Last week, we attended the Iowa Pork Congress, held annually in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa is the largest hog producing state and has been for decades. The Iowa Pork Congress is the largest of all state...
30 January 2017
Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
23 January 2017
AB Vista to Share Economic Benefits of Latest Feed Analysis Advancements at IPPE
US - Animal nutrition technology company AB Vista will demonstrate how the latest developments in feed analysis can reduce costs at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, taking...
16 January 2017
CID LINES@Agriflanders 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
10 January 2017
Banff Pork Seminar Takes on Global Importance
CANADA - The chair of the Banff Pork Seminar Organizing Committee says the Banff Pork Seminar has evolved into a meeting of global significance. The theme of the 2017 Banff Pork Seminar, which kicks off...
06 January 2017
UK Farmers, Food Industry Urged to 'Step Up' to Address Global Competitiveness
UK - Farmers, growers and the food industry need to “step up” to address the challenge of agricultural competitiveness and productivity in a rapidly-changing world....
03 January 2017
Formulating for Optimum Gut Health and Performance in Swine
CANADA - Remarks by Anthony Edwards, ACE Livestock Consulting, Australia, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
02 January 2017
Genetic Improvement and Nutrition Trends
CANADA - Remarks by Uislei Orlando, PIC North America, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
30 December 2016
Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases Interfering with the Nutrients Absorption and Reducing Feed Conversion in Pigs
CANADA - Remarks by Zygmunt Pejsak, National Veterinary Research Institute, Pulawy during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
29 December 2016
Protein Sources as Functional Ingredients in Pig Diets
CANADA - Remarks by Alfons Jansman, Wageningen University, Netherlands, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
28 December 2016
Mycotoxins Modulate the Inflammatory Response?
CANADA - Remarks by Ana Paula Bracarense, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
24 December 2016
4th BIOMIN Front Runners Forum Held in Ooty, India
INDIA - Four years ago, BIOMIN India came up with a new concept to approach and provide solutions to our customers: the BIOMIN Front Runners Forum. This event supports our aim to be the knowledge and strategy...
08 December 2016
Bright Ideas to Shape the Future of Farming Wanted
UK - Farmers: Do you have a bright idea which needs some help to develop? Or a project that’s already under way which could be rolled out across the industry? If so, the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum...
Halamid® Approved for Veterinary/Food/Feed Applications in Greece
GREECE - The Greek Authority for Medicinal products and Disinfectants (EOF) has recently approved Halamid® for Veterinary applications and Food and Feed areas in their country. ...
06 December 2016
Pork Commentary: Agromek Denmark
DENMARK - Last week was the Agromek show in Denmark. This is our report and observations, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc. ...
01 December 2016
China Hog Market - Eurotier and the Chinese Pig Industry
CHINA - Last week, Genesus was at Eurotier. The Genesus presence was split over two booths with our European partners, JSR Germany and Pork-Ex from Denmark. Both booths were constantly busy with a flow...
30 November 2016
The Impact of Gut Health and Gut Integrity on Performance of Livestock Animals
CANADA - Remarks by Franz Waxenecker, BIOMIN, Austria at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
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