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22 February 2018
NFU elects new officeholder team
Minette Batters has been elected as the new President of the National Farmers’ Union....
Cranswick tops Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare for the second consecutive year
British Food Producer, Cranswick retained its top tier ranking in the sixth annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, launched today (22 February) at the London Stock Exchange....
21 February 2018
Tyson Foods pork processing facility suspends operations
Operations at the processing plant have been halted due to a “production related issue” according to Tyson Foods communications....
19 February 2018
China turns to artificial intelligence to track its 700 million pigs
Alibaba, Tequ Group and Dekon group sign multi-million-dollar deal to bring artificial intelligence (AI) to China’s pig farming industry....
Increase in pig price fully justified
Chairman of IFA Pigs Committee, Tom Hogan, has said the pig price must rise over the coming days and weeks, and that this rise is fully justified....
16 February 2018
The latest meat processing trends uncovered at Foodex 2018
Visitors to the NEC, Birmingham in April can discover a wide range of new technological innovations to meet growing consumers demands....
14 February 2018
Nuscience feed technology enters Canadian market under Biotica brand
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA — Nuscience, a member of the Royal Agrifirm Group, has announced the introduction of its elite level feed technology suite into the Canadian market, under the Biotica product...
13 February 2018
Stay ahead at the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2018
Pig and poultry producers are well known for embracing new technology and business tools, and many are planning further investment to ensure a bright future in the years ahead....
Surge in alternative proteins as Nestlé and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift
London, 13 February 2018 - As alternative proteins become mainstream, Nestlé and Tesco are named the best declared companies, while Costco has been called out for its inadequate response...
Genesus Global Market Report: USA
Cash hogs are approaching $60 live, in February, I don’t think even Punxsutawney Phil saw that coming....
Hypor's commitment to quality attracts top breeder
Last month, Hypor signed a long-term breeding contract with their new Great Grandparent (GGP) nucleus farm in France for their Hypor Large White. The farm (SCEA du Bois de Thiouzée) is owned by Bertrand...
Breaking €1 billion for the first time, Ceva Santé Animale consolidates its position as the leading French player in the global animal health market
2017 will go down in history as the year Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) achieved growth of 20% and broke the billion euro barrier for the first time with sales of €1.1 billion. This performance consolidates...
Bluestar Adisseo announces closing of Nutriad acquisition
Bluestar Adisseo Company (“Adisseo”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of global feed additives producer Nutriad. This transaction is part of Adisseo’s strategy to become one of the...
12 February 2018
GEA cooling systems for pork production in Russia
End of last year the pig slaughter and processing entity Agroeco-Yug signed a contract with the technology group GEA for the supply, installation and commissioning of an extensively cooling system....
09 February 2018
Close call for research proposals
A first call by Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) for research proposals to enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry closes Friday, February 16....
08 February 2018
US pork exports set new volume records in 2017
In 2017, US pork exports recorded the largest year ever in volume, with sales to more than 100 countries around the world. ...
07 February 2018
Role of Diagnostics for Investigating PCV2
ANALYSIS - Eduardo Fano, FLEX Technical Manager with Boehringer Ingelheim, speaks about the role diagnostics play when investigating PCV2, also in vaccinated populations....
Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q1 2018
Rabobank makes its predictions for 2018 pork production, exports, and imports in the global market....
06 February 2018
Laboratory automation solutions designed to boost productivity showcased at SLAS 2018
Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced new laboratory automation technologies designed to streamline workflows, optimize productivity, and speed time to results....
05 February 2018
The 'cultured' meat movement at IPPE 2018
The North American Meat Institute questions how the lab-grown or 'cultured' meat movement, showcased at IPPE 2018, will be regulated in the future...
01 February 2018
Iowa pig farmer appointed America’s Pig Farmer of the Year
DES MOINES, IOWA – 1 February 2018: The National Pork Board has named Leon Sheets, a pig farmer from Ionia, Iowa, as America’s Pig Farmer of the Year for the remainder of 2017-18 programme year. The...
31 January 2018
Facelift for the "Controlled Environment for Livestock" handbook
Farmers could reduce their feed and energy costs while improving growth rates, thanks to an updated handbook from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)...
29 January 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish pork markets
The Pork price for the Spanish market has ended 2017 at € 1,015 / kg live weight, above 1€ but bordering this. 2018 has already come down from the psychological barrier of 1€ to 0.995 / kg live weight....
Hypor Magnus earns top marks in Hickory Ridge trial
Best pork; lowest cost. In any recipe for Total System Profitability, those are key ingredients. That may explain why the Hypor Magnus stole the show in a recent terminal sire trial at Hickory Ridge Research...
26 January 2018
Alternative to antibiotics gives piglets a boost
USDA reports about the ARS scientists that are studying a natural supplement as a possible alternative to antibiotics for promoting pig health and growth....
23 January 2018
Hypor expands US presence with new hire
Hypor continues to grow throughout the US, and the latest addition to their sales team will help accomplish that....
Giantstar and PIC China enter into a long term partnership
Giantstar and PIC have recently signed a multi-year agreement to support the development of a new 50,000 sow breeding system. This agreement will significantly expand the Giantstar business and strengthen...
18 January 2018
DanAvl now DanBred
DanBred will market, sell and advise on pig genetics worldwide....
17 January 2018
British Pork – the real deal for a tasty meal
The NPA has announced the winner of its competition to find a new slogan for the next banner campaign for Great British Pork....
Nutriad announce the appointment of Juan Carlos Bello as Technical Sales Manager Swine and Poultry in Mexico.
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Bello as Technical Sales Manager Swine and Poultry in Mexico. The local Nutriad team is based out of Irapuato (Guanajuato)...
 
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