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26 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Trade Deals Could Buffer Financial Losses in Agriculture from Climate Change
GLOBAL - Global warming could create substantial economic damage in agriculture, a new study conducted by a team of scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research finds. ...
25 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 1
GLOBAL - There is now a new product available to treat respiratory diseases in swine....
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: US Pork Exports Depend on Mexico, Ractopamine
ANALYSIS - Expect ups and downs for pork, poultry and beef animal protein. A new report from Rabobank says pork exports rely on two key factors. ...
24 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global New Tool Helps Livestock Farmers Improve Productivity
GLOBAL - A new and interactive tool from FAO allows farmers, policy makers and scientists to calculate meat, milk and eggs production as well as greenhouse-gas emissions from livestock to make the sector...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Lack of Development in Breeding, Feed Holding Back Indian Pig Production
ANALYSIS - A lack of development in the feed and breeding sectors of the pig farming industry are currently holding India's pig production back....
22 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global What Strategic Foresight Means to the Future of Agribusiness
GLOBAL - Q&A with Tamara Carleton, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Innovation Leadership Board, a global leader in the design of tools and processes that enable radical innovation based in Silicon Valley, California....
17 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Asian Road Trip Week 3
ASIA - Our Asia road trip continued last week having already been to Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and now to China, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
16 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Welcomes New Technical Sales Manager for Australasia
GLOBAL - AB Vista has expanded its global team with the appointment of nutrition expert Dr. Ken Greaney, who joins the company as technical sales manager for Australasia....
15 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: McDonald's Urged to Phase Out Medically Important Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - This week, fast food company McDonald's has been targeted by an online campaign aiming to halt, what it describes as, the 'excessive use' of antibiotics in its global supply chain....
Pig Industry News from Global Cutting Tail Biting, Without Cutting the Tail
GLOBAL - Research presented at the 2016 International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) conference shedded new light on how pig tail biting may be prevented, while avoiding the health and welfare risks associated...
12 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global McDonald's Under Pressure Over Antibiotics Use
GLOBAL - Fast food company McDonald's has been targeted by an online campaign aiming to halt the 'excessive use' of antibiotics in its global supply chain....
10 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Corn Quality Variation Demonstrates Benefits of NIR Analysis
GLOBAL - International data shows that variation in corn quality could be adding significant costs to the feed industry, particularly for poultry and swine producers....
09 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Appoints Sales Manager South America
GLOBAL - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad appointed Angela Maria Mejia Vargas as Area Manager for all South American countries outside Brazil....
Pig Industry News from Global Leading Mycotoxin Experts Map the Current, Future Scientific Landscape
GLOBAL - While several highly publicized incidents related to mycotoxins in food and feed have attracted worldwide media attention in recent years, including the 2013 aflatoxin contamination in Europe,...
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Asia Road Trip Week Two
This past week we finished our time in Malaysia, went to Singapore and then Thailand, writes Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc....
08 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Project Helping Pig Producers Go Antibiotic Free
ANALYSIS - A new project, named Project Horizon, is helping producers with the challenges of moving to antibiotic-free pork production production. ...
05 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Zoetis Introduces TRIAMULOX™
GLOBAL - Reliable formulation of tiamulin hydrogen fumarate available to swiftly treat swine dysentery and swine pneumonia...
Pig Industry News from Global Global Dairy, Meat Price Indices Rise
GLOBAL - The international prices for major food commodities saw a modest decline in July, following five consecutive months of increases....
03 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global PIC Launches New Nutrient Specifications Manual
GLOBAL - PIC is excited to introduce the new Nutrient Specification Manual. This new manual provides detailed nutritional recommendations to help producers realise the most value from pigs with PIC genetics....
01 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Hog and Pork Prices Tumble
ANALYSIS - This past week has been bad for pork and hog prices in the US due to a large hog slaughter....
27 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global What Does the Colour of Meat Tell You?
ANALYSIS – You just pulled a package of pork out of the refrigerator that you bought four days ago, and the colour looks darker that when you first bought it. Has it gone bad or is that normal?...
26 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Molecular Biology Paves the Way for Gut Health Innovation in Livestock Sciences
GLOBAL - Several narrow, advanced fields of study that examine the cellular metabolism of living organisms are setting the foundations for genuine innovation relating to gut health and performance in animal...
Pig Industry News from Global World Bank’s Safeguard Policies to Give More Protection to Farm Animals
GLOBAL - The Humane Society International has welcomed the reference to meaningful animal protection standards in the final draft of the World Bank Group’s Safeguard Policies....
25 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Romania, Moldova at Risk of African Swine Fever Spread
GLOBAL - Romania and Moldova are now at high risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) due to the spreading of the disease through southern and western Ukraine, said the Russian veterinary authorities....
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Warns of ASF Risk to Romania and Moldova
ANALYSIS - Russian veterinary authorities have warned that the spread of African swine fever in Ukraine poses a severe threat of the disease spreading further into Eastern Europe into Romania and Moldova....
21 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global ASF Continues Spread on Ukrainian, Russian, Lithuanian Pig Farms
EUROPE - More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on pig farms in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine....
Pig Industry News from Global The Truth About Mycotoxin Binders
GLOBAL - Binding, or adsorbing, specific mycotoxins to limit their negative effects in livestock is a well-established method for mycotoxin deactivation. While a large number of binder products containing...
18 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Pig Grunts Identify Personality, Welfare
ANALYSIS - New research from the University of Lincoln, UK, and Queens University Belfast has found that the grunts made by pigs can be linked to personality and welfare....
15 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Local Food Standards a Sticking Point in EU-US Free Trade Talks
GLOBAL - As free trade talks between EU and USA step up in the fourteenth round of negotiations, EU-wide agricultural organisation Copa and Cogeca said EU standards must be recognised in the transatlantic...
Pig Industry News from Global Biosecurity in Pork Production – Bio-Exclusion
GLOBAL - There are three types of biosecurity in pork production: bio-exclusion – avoiding the entry of a new pathogen; bio-management – controlling the level of pathogens already on the farm; and...
 
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