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03 December 2018
North American PRRS Symposium: 25 years of lessons learned
Dr. Mike Roof, executive director of swine R&D with Boehringer Ingelheim, delivered the keynote address to attendees of the North American PRRS Symposium on Sunday in Chicago, addressing 25 years of PRRS...
30 November 2018
Applications open for MSD Animal Health's 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award
MSD Animal Health has opened submissions for the 2019 High Quality Pork PhD Award...
28 November 2018
Winner of 'special achievement of the year' at the 2018 National Pig Awards
Colin Stone, Breeding Farms Manager at Wayland Farms, received the award for Special Achievement of the Year at the 2018 National Pig Awards...
ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Pig Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
22 November 2018
Register now for ‘Science and Practice of Pig Production’ course
Registration is open for applicants to join the 'Science and Practice of Pig Production' course...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier report
Jim Long discusses the EuroTier trade show in Hanover Germany and investigates the comments he received after his last commentary on African swine fever...
18 November 2018
Pig producers urged to enter 2019 EU PiG Grand Prix
The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February 2019...
15 November 2018
Brexit agreement reached by UK and EU
NFU President Minette Batters welcomed the important progress that was made yesterday (14 November) after the Cabinet gave its approval to the Withdrawal Agreement which has been agreed by both the UK...
09 November 2018
2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced
The Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST) has announced the appointment of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars, who are to commence their studies and travels in next year...
Pig & Poultry Fair wins national award
The Technical Events Team at Grandstand Stoneleigh Events were delighted to be awarded the organising team of the year at a prestigious event at London’s Honourable Artillery Company last week...
06 November 2018
Open data and data-driven agriculture spotlighted at GODAN Forum
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) will be speaking at the high-profile Global Forum 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark this week (5–6 November)...
Keep things simple and focused for success, says David Black winner
Keeping things simple and focused will help keep the British pig industry fit for the future says the winner of this year’s David Black Award, Mick Sloyan...
Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter November 2018
This month read about the value of antibicrobials in swine medicine and we launched Altresyn to the Chinese market. ...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier
In a week the massive EuroTier Livestock and Poultry Exhibition will be held in Hannover Germany. ...
02 November 2018
America’s pig farmers embrace One Health Day principles
In celebration of global One Health Day (3 November), America’s pig farmers will reaffirm their commitment to use antimicrobials responsibly as they do their part to reduce antibiotic resistance...
01 November 2018
Iowa to host Midwest Organic Pork Conference
The Iowa Organic Association (IOA) will host the Midwest Organic Pork Conference (MOPC) in Waterloo, Iowa 8-9 March, 2019...
30 October 2018
Border seminar designed to ease export of US red meat to Mexico
With a goal of assuring smooth and consistent movement of US red meat across key border points, USMEF participated in a border seminar hosted by COMECARNE (the Mexican Meat Council) in Veracruz, Mexico...
24 October 2018
Nearly $100,000 raised in support of organic and sustainable agriculture
WASHINGTON, DC - 23 October 2018: Customers made in-store donations during Organic Harvest Month, exceeding the original goal of $50,000...
15 October 2018
How to equip your show pig project
Showing livestock becomes more competitive each year. And parents, beware. The necessary equipment and supplies probably seem a little different than when you showed...
11 October 2018
Biomin hosts 8th World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town, South Africa
Innovative animal nutrition company Biomin hosted 800 delegates from 76 countries in Cape Town, South Africa from 3 to 5 October 2018. The theme of the scientific conference was S.C.O.P.E. or “Scientific...
10 October 2018
UK’s best livestock farmers to go head to head at English Winter Fair
UK - Just three weeks remain for livestock farmers to submit their entries to the 2018 English Winter Fair...
Biomin recognises B.R.A.I.N. Award winner Konrad Domig at 2018 World Nutrition Forum
In the presence of 800 delegates, Prof Dr Konrad Domig of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) was awarded the biennial B.R.A.I.N. award on the second day of the 2018 World...
05 October 2018
Illinois farmer named America's Pig Farmer of the Year
Patrick Bane, a farmer from Arrowsmith, Illinois, receives the 2018 award from Pork Checkoff in recognition of his pig production excellence...
Vietstock 2018: revealing the keys to success in pig production
Vietstock 2018 is set to commence this month with an influential line-up of speakers gathering at the event from 17 to 19 October 2018...
Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA...
01 October 2018
A real taste of Spain: the traditional Ibérico pig slaughter celebration
Join the local food travel specialists, A Taste of Spain, on their immersive tour into traditional Ibérico pig production, slaughter and charcuterie...
27 September 2018
Will you be attending Indo Livestock 2019?
Indonesia's number one livestock and feed industry show returns to Surabaya...
18 September 2018
VIV Asia 2019 towards the future of Food Engineering
The show fills up the whole BITEC in Bangkok with more than 1250 exhibitors representing all species and sectors of the value chain....
16 September 2018
VIV China opens in Nanjing
This evening is the opening of VIV China 2018, the international trade fair that runs every two years as the event covering animal production and processing from feed to food for forward-thinking businesses...
12 September 2018
Dee: African swine fever outbreak in China major threat to US pork
News that China broke with African swine fever (ASF) generated great concern for many in the US swine industry, including Scott Dee, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services....
 
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