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23 October 2018
Australia prepares its pig health industry for ASF and other diseases
Dr David Williams briefs over a hundred vets and animal health industry representatives about the devastating effects of African swine fever at AAHL’s annual Emergency Animal Diseases Symposium...
16 October 2018
US pork industry seeks 2019 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow
The National Pork Board is searching for the next Pig Farmers of Tomorrow, with applications now open through 12 November...
10 October 2018
Nutriad launches Mycogut Academy Middle East
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, in cooperation with Cairo University, successfully launched the MycoGut Academy in Cairo (Egypt) with 75 attendees from the Middle East....
09 October 2018
Are you maximising the productive potential of your pig herd?
Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless and of efficiently harvesting the...
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...
02 October 2018
Merck Animal Health extends scholarship support to next generation of livestock veterinarians
Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, is pleased to award three scholarships to...
24 September 2018
APRIL appoints first CEO and Chief Scientist
John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL)...
18 September 2018
£3m support scheme launched to reduce air pollution from farming
The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
17 September 2018
International competition seeks breakthrough solutions for Brucellosis
Historic evidence of Brucellosis and its continued threat to livestock in the developing world has prompted the US $30m Brucellosis Vaccine Prize competition ...
13 September 2018
Canadian pork producers request government help in contending with trade wars
The Canadian Pork Council is calling for government intervention to help the pork sector cope with the impact of trade disputes between the United States and its key trading partners...
12 September 2018
NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
The NFU has today (12 September) launched a food report, 'UK: A Nation United by Food', which will be sent to hundreds of MPs around the country to open up the discussion about the future of food in Britain...
Landmark agriculture bill to deliver a green Brexit
Legislation to deliver a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (12 September)...
‘Vaccines work’ campaign to remind farmers and prescribers to invest in vaccine schemes
A new #VaccinesWork campaign running from early September to the end of October will explore the role vaccines can play in helping to protect health and welfare in all farm animal sectors, and in supporting...
06 September 2018
Eurotier 2018: the pig production trends this year
World’s largest trade fair for livestock farmers to feature the latest trends in pig farming – Increasing use of sensors for monitoring pigs fits well with the EuroTier’s “Digital Animal Farming”...
Farrowing fun makes for contented sows
A Pork CRC research project investigating sow contentment has yielded hugely positive results in reducing still births and enhancing affective state in older sows...
05 September 2018
Workshops to help explore sustainable ag funding opportunities
Purdue University Extension is hosting a series of free workshops to help farmers, educators and researchers with projects related to sustainable agriculture get the funding to turn their ideas into reality...
With ASF moving fast, what questions should you should be asking your feed supplier?
The National Pork Board, along with the NPPC, AASV, SHIC, and USDA are working together to protect the US swine herd by investigating the role of feed in the movement of African swine fever ...
03 September 2018
Manitoba Pork's cost of production model for swine producers
Manitoba Pork has worked with MNP, an accounting and consulting company, to develop different model farms to generate cash flow projections and trial balance sheets and provide some insight into the economics...
28 August 2018
2018 British Farming Awards finalists announced
The 2018 British Farming Awards finalists have been announced today as part of a record-breaking year for the agricultural event...
Canada’s swine veterinarians lead the way for antimicrobial stewardship
The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says pending changes to regulations pertaining veterinary use of antimicrobials will allow the pork sector to take a leadership role in antimicrobial...
US and Mexico reach agreement on NAFTA
President Donald Trump has announced that the US and Mexico have reached a deal on terms to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to reach agreement with the...
23 August 2018
Building a better understanding of biosecurity and PRRS risks
At the center of any biosecurity program is the goal of preventing pathogens or diseases from entering and infecting a swine herd. Perhaps no disease has challenged producers and veterinarians as dramatically...
22 August 2018
Pig production Grand Prix winners announced
Eight pig producers from across Europe have won international awards for their innovation in pig production ...
Thai supermarket chain pledges to end sow confinement
Tops Market, a Thai supermarket chain, pledges “full support” for World Animal Protection’s Raise Pigs Right campaign as global momentum builds...
21 August 2018
Are you doing all you can for your farm biosecurity?
In light of PED in Manitoba and African swine fever in China, the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging swine producers to review their biosecurity protocols and attend local training...
20 August 2018
Acidification improves grain preservation and boosts weaning pig performance
Research has shown acidification of high moisture grains can improve preservation and boost the growth of weaning pigs...
Is chlamydia affecting swine reproduction rates and the occurrence of reproductive disorders?
Researchers from Poland investigate the occurrence of reproductive disorders in pig herds with and without chlamydia infection using statistical analysis of breeding parameters...
17 August 2018
Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum showcases the latest industry innovations and animal health startups...
16 August 2018
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