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04 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Review Health Protocols to Maximise Returns
ANALYSIS - With swine producer margins tighter than ever, it is important for pig producers to review current protocols and set goals that can maximise return on investment, said Abbey Harding, a consulting...
03 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global New Real-time PCR Kit Accurately Detects African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - Recent outbreaks of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Eastern Europe have led to the growing need for more accurate diagnostics to help identify and monitor the highly contagious pathogen for...
02 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Markets
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Welcome to the first Genesus global report for South East Asia, this is in-line with the continued growth of Genesus in this region, writes Paul Anderson, General Manager South East Asia....
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global EU to Give More Money to Combat El Niño Food Security Issues
GLOBAL - €414 million of new money from the EU is going to support those countries most affected by the current food security crisis caused by El Niño and other factors....
27 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Making Room for Feed Additives in Piglet Diets
GLOBAL - Organic acid use in piglet diets can be considered routine nowadays. Yet, high levels of organic acids in feed formulation take up a lot of otherwise useful space in the feed. Replacing a portion...
26 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Agriculture 'Crucial' for Fighting Climate Change
GLOBAL - In addition to reducing poverty and hunger, agriculture can play a crucial role in making the response to climate change responsible and more effective, Maria-Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director-General...
Pig Industry News from Global Chinese Pork Imports to Drive Global Markets
CHINA - The main challenge in global markets remains: balancing the supply glut in the US and the EU with Chinese import demand, according to the Rabobank Global Pork Quarterly Q2....
Pig Industry News from Global Report Urging Consumers to Eat Less Meat for Planet "Riddled with Flaws"
GLOBAL - A new report from the World Resources Institute has urged consumers to reduce their consumption of meat and dairy products to help the environment, but the meat industry has hit back by saying...
25 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Pig Meat Production Expected to Decline
ANALYSIS - Global pig meat production is forecast to decrease by 1 per cent on the year to 109.3 million tonnes in 2016, according to AHDB Pork analysis of the USDA's latest global outlook report. ...
Pig Industry News from Global MSD Animal Health to Acquire Worldwide Rights to Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health inside the United States and Canada) today announced plans to acquire worldwide rights for the Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System from Minnesota-based...
22 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pig Meat Production Forecast to Decline
GLOBAL - Global pig meat production is forecast to decrease by 1 per cent on the year to 109.3 million tonnes in 2016, according to latest global outlook report from the USDA....
19 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Video Sheds New Light on the Positive Effects of Complete Phytate Destruction on animal nutrition
GLOBAL - A new video from AB Vista reveals details about why complete phytate destruction in the digestive tract may lead to increased growth efficiency in swine and poultry....
18 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Approach Improves Pigs' Health, Reduces Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - UK pig producers could reduce antibiotic usage and improve the health and productivity of pigs on the farm by adopting a new approach which has already proved successful in the poultry industry....
Pig Industry News from Global North American Producers Committed To Responsible Pork Production
CANADA, US and MEXICO - North American pork producer leaders meeting last week in Whistler, British Columbia, confirmed the industry’s common focus on producing nutritious, sustainable and affordable...
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints Dr Eckel as Distributor in Germany and Austria
GLOBAL - Animal nutrition technology company AB Vista has announced an alliance with German-based distributor Dr Eckel, a global provider of animal feed additives....
15 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints New Technical Services and Sales Coordinator for North American Market
NORTH AMERICA - The newest addition to the AB Vista team, Kendre Stringfellow, has been appointed as North America Technical Services and Sales Coordinator....
13 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Up a Notch
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 151.0 points in March 2016, up 1.0 per cent from February, but almost 21 points (12.0 per cent) below its March 2015 level. The main feature last month...
11 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How Do We Achieve Sustainable Pork Production?
ANALYSIS - More intensified pork production is key to sustainability as it reduces the land and other natural resources needed to raise pigs, commented Marty Matlock, Executive director of the University...
08 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Sustainable Pork Production: What Does it Really Mean?
GLOBAL - You can’t pick up a business or food publication these days without coming across the word sustainability. It’s the buzz word of the decade, but what exactly does it mean to pork production?...
04 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AASV: Research on Euthanasia Offers Producers Humane Option
ANALYSIS - Modern pig production has an inherent need for the euthanasia of piglets for various reasons, and research from the University of Bristol shows a humane option to euthanize that includes no...
31 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Improving Farming Boosts Peace Efforts
GLOBAL - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations Security Council....
Pig Industry News from Global Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically...
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints Two New Staff to Enhance Its Global Technical Services
GLOBAL - AB Vista has welcomed two new staff to its UK headquarters, as the company strengthens its technical services to the global feed industry....
30 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global ASF Continues Spread Through Eastern Europe
EUROPE - African Swine Fever (ASF) is continuing to spread through the Eastern European and Russian wild boar population....
29 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: US Hog Inventory Up Slightly, Breeding Herd Down
ANALYSIS - The USDA released its latest US Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report over the Easter weekend. ...
Pig Industry News from Global New Website to Focus on Sustainable Pork Production
GLOBAL - A new website focused entirely on sustainable, responsible and successful pork production was launched this week to bring news, trends, research updates and commentary to all links of the global...
23 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Creativity in Agriculture Needed to Meet Hunger Goals
GLOBAL - The international community needs to find new and innovative ways of working together if it is to meet the goals laid out in the UN's new Sustainable Development Agenda, FAO Director-General José...
22 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Livestock Industry Can Deliver Food Whilst Reducing Emissions
GLOBAL - Scientists have found that the global livestock sector can maintain the economic and social benefits it delivers while significantly reducing emissions, and in doing so help meet the global mitigation...
21 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Launches Multilingual Website
GLOBAL - Europe head quartered Nutriad, producer of feed additives, recently launched a Portuguese; Chinese and Spanish version of its corporate website....
16 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Global World Animal Feed Additives Market "Poised for Significant Growth"
GLOBAL - A new report projects that the world animal feed additives market would reach $27.9 billion by 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5 per cent from 2015 to 2021....
 
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