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03 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, according to...
02 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global UK, US Feed Market Prices Improving
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. The upward trend in price was also reflected...
Pig Industry News from Global Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: The Route to Feeding 9 Billion by 2050
GLOBAL - Sustainable intensive agriculture is key to feeding nine billion by 2050. This was one of the topics discussed by Dr Sean Rickard at a conference held at the Farmers Club, London, organised by...
01 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
30 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Latvia Bans Cut Grass as Feed Following ASF Outbreak
ANALYSIS - Following last week's editorial covering an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in a backyard pig operation in Latvia, news has arisen linking the cause of the outbreak to cut grass....
26 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
Pig Industry News from Global Report Shows Implications of Climate Change for Food Industry
GLOBAL - Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops, experts say in a new book....
25 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - To help millions of farm animals a new ethical food label - assured by the RSPCA - has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus many millions of...
Pig Industry News from Global Is Animal Welfare Becoming a Commercial Issue?
ANALYSIS - Large multinational processing companies, retailers and foodservice organisations are starting to define the way that producers view animal welfare and ethical, sustainable production....
22 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Video Tutorial Helps Establish Monitoring Programme for PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers establish a strong monitoring programme, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the second of a series of educational videos....
Pig Industry News from Global International Meat Prices Fall as Supplies Grow
GLOBAL - The latest FAO food outlook shows meat prices falling as production grows and input costs fall....
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security
GLOBAL - Recognizing the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information,...
19 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 had almost been achieved....
18 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global New FAO Guide Aims to Prevent Child Labour in Agriculture
GLOBAL - A new guide by FAO aims to help ensure anti-child labour measures are included in agricultural and rural development programmes, in particular those targeting family farmers....
Pig Industry News from Global Knorr Commended for Commitment to Advancing Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Knorr has been presented with Compassion in World Farming’s first Special Recognition Award at the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The award recognises the ambition of Unilever’s biggest...
16 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global It's Construction Season - Hog Slat Delivers Turnkey Construction, Facility Upgrades
GLOBAL - With summer comes construction season, and turnkey construction is an area of expertise for the team at Hog Slat. ...
Pig Industry News from Global New Breed of Marketing Company Launches Innovation for Animal Health Industry
GLOBAL - A new tool that helps animal health marketers organise digital content and repurpose it for global and regional campaigns is now available from Wireless Economics, Ltd. (we)....
15 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Tensions Rising over Spread of African Swine Fever in EU
GLOBAL - Tension and anxiety is rising in Russia over the spread of African swine fever in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states....
Pig Industry News from Global New Video Helps Pig Producers Control PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers control Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS), veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the first of a series of educational videos....
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Tensions Rising over Spread of African Swine Fever in EU
ANALYSIS - Tension and anxiety is rising in Russia over the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states....
09 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Hog Slat's GrowerSELECT Focuses on Quality, Value
GLOBAL - GrowerSELECT is a private label brand from Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry, initially created to supply repairs for the OEM brands that Hog Slat sells, and from there has been developed into a complete...
08 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: World Pork Expo Roundup
ANALYSIS - Last week saw over 20,000 pig producers and other professionals gather in Des Moines, Iowa, US, for the 2015 World Pork Expo trade show....
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Near Six-Year Low
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices declined again in May, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), hitting an almost six-year low as cereal prices fell substantially....
Pig Industry News from Global Reduce Stillbirths by Being Pro-active During Farrowing
GLOBAL - One of the most important things in keeping pigs alive is just by being present. The second half of this is using your time effectively, write Lorne and Vick Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus...
05 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Re-Organises Sales Team to Embrace Market Growth
EUROPE - AB Vista is re-organising its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sales team into four regions to support the continued expansion of its business across this critical region....
04 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long - China's Huge Sow Liquidation Will Support EU, N. American Markets
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, president of Genesus, said Russia's shut down of pork imports from the EU will create a surplus of pork, but China looks primed to take it off the EU's hands and will likely be looking...
01 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Research Looks to Viruses to Treat Bacterial Infection in Pigs
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, pig producers could soon be using viruses to treat bacterial infections thanks to exciting new research from the University of Leicester, UK....
22 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Global International Farming Organisations United on Trans-Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - As Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) nations meet this week in Guam to continue negotiations, agri-food producer and processor organisations from around the world have united to call for a trade...
Pig Industry News from Global Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - What meat will be on the world's plate in the coming decades? Who will eat what and why? Stewart Lumb went to listen to Rabobank analyst Albert Vernooij. ...
20 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Genesus is Expanding Their Team
GLOBAL - Genesus is pleased to announce the addition of seven new employees and agents all formerly with JSR Group of Companies (Topigs-Norsvin)....
 
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