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08 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Church & Dwight Acquires Agro BioSciences
GLOBAL - Church & Dwight Co., Inc., the parent company of Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, is pleased to announce today it has acquired Agro BioSciences™, Inc. of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. ...
01 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Recovery in Global Pork Production to Drive Exports
GLOBAL - Global pork production is expected to increase by 1 per cent in 2017 to 110.7 million tonnes cwe, according to the latest USDA global outlook report, according to Leo Colby, AHDB Consultant....
18 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global “Click-Clack” Doesn’t Mean Your Medicator is Working
GLOBAL - Many of the chemical products used in poultry and swine production are delivered through the water system. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Close to Two Billion People Dependant on Imported Food
GLOBAL - Researchers show empirically: when population pressure increases, food is imported....
Pig Industry News from Global Proposed Canadian Carbon Tax Offers Advantage to US Agri Exporters
CANADA & US - The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board warns the imposition of a carbon tax in Canada will put Canadian agriculture at a substantial competitive disadvantage, Bruce Cochrane...
12 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Supports World Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Awards 2017
GLOBAL - The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is delighted to announce the creation of the Global Animal Welfare Awards 2017 co-founded and supported by Ceva Santé Animale. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Special Invite to all Swine Vets who are Attending the ESPHM Congress to Join Vetspanel
GLOBAL - Shape the veterinary industry with your opinions & get paid for taking part in our online research...
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Animal Health at ESPHM 2017
GLOBAL - During 2017 ESPHM congress Ceva Animal Health will showcase its leading animal health products....
Pig Industry News from Global Hipra on the Cutting Edge of Innovation with Smart Vaccination
During the 2017 ESPHM congress Hipra will present the Smart Vaccination a revolutionary concept that offers to the pig industry a connected world of services for the vaccination process. ...
Pig Industry News from Global USA Market Report
GLOBAL - Outside influences on markets always seem to be that black swan event we never saw coming....
Pig Industry News from Global Better Quality Control of Blended Fats and Oils in Animal Feed Thanks to New Calibration Line From NutriOpt
GLOBAL - Trouw Nutrition, Nutreco’s animal nutrition business, introduces a new calibration line for improving the quality control of blended fats and oils in feed....
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Global Arable Acres
GLOBAL - Since 2006, a record increase of 179 million acres (82 million hectares) of crop production has been brought in worldwide. This increase was brought on by two main drivers. US corn Ethanol subsidisation...
11 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Feed Management Without Climbing a Bin
GLOBAL - The simplest way to check feed volume is to climb up and look inside. Not anyone’s favorite chore, and wet or icy ladders can make this dangerous. At best, it's still an educated guess....
Pig Industry News from Global Cross Border Disease Control Key Priority in Manitoba, Minnesota
CANADA & US - The Past-President of Minnesota Pork says controlling the movement of disease is among the top priorities of pork producers in both Manitoba and Minnesota, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Global Global Arable Acres
GLOBAL - Since 2006, a record increase of 179 million acres (82 million hectares) of crop production has been brought in worldwide....
07 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Decline in March; Sugar, Vegetable Oils Slide
GLOBAL - Global food prices monitored by FAO fell in March amid large available supplies and expectations of strong harvests....
06 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Report on Food Crisis: Benchmark for Action Needed to Avoid Future Disasters
GLOBAL - Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according...
Pig Industry News from Global Canada's Resources Likely to Get Strained Due to Multiple Trade Issues
CANADA & US - The research Lead with Agri-Food Economic Systems says, given the new trade challenges being created by the US, Canada's ability to deal with trade issues could be stretched thin, Bruce Cochrane...
05 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Russia, FAO Work Together to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
ARMENIA, BELARUS, KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN & TAJIKISTAN - Russia is backing an FAO-led effort to promote food safety and prevent the spread of medicine-resistant "superbugs" in food and on farms in five...
Pig Industry News from Global Canada-US Effort Underway to Reduce Transmission of Disease
CANADA & US - US and Canadian swine health officials are joining forces to develop recommendations to reduce the risk of transferring diseases from points of high concentration back to the farm, writes...
04 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Dim-to-Calm Pig Lighting Saves Money, Reduces Stress
GLOBAL - Using LED style lighting reduces electrical usage by 75-80% compared to incandescent bulbs and 50-60% over spiral CFLs. In most situations, the financial payback period will be between one to...
Pig Industry News from Global How to Deliver Plant-Based Compounds for Maximum Benefit to Animals
GLOBAL - As phytogenic feed additives (PFAs) become increasingly accepted by the feed and livestock industries, there is greater scrutiny as to whether products can fulfill the expected benefits....
03 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: USDA March 1 Hogs and Pigs Report
GLOBAL - Year over year, there is more pigs in the market inventory, 2.754 million head. We calculate that’s over 100,000 more per week to go to market over the next half year compared to last, writes...
Pig Industry News from Global Boehringer Ingelheim Presents a New Tool to Assess and Monitor Biosecurity and Management Risks in Pig Farms
GLOBAL - When implementing a disease control plan is it essential to follow a systematic approach....
29 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Nguyen Van Hung, Genesus Technical Sales Manager for Vietnam, attended the Embassy of Canada roundtable meeting with the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food...
Pig Industry News from Global NAFTA Renegotiation Could Jeopardise US Food Processors Access to Canadian Products
US & CANADA - The Research Lead with Agri-Food Economic Systems says US food processors need to be sensitive to the potential impact on them of reduced access to imported Canadian products under a renegotiation...
28 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Safe Pig Injections
GLOBAL - The success of an injection campaign includes the right choice of syringe and needles. Key factors for a reliable syringe are accuracy of each injected dose and reproducibility throughout the...
24 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Biosecurity – Bio-Management
GLOBAL - When someone mentions biosecurity, the first thought that comes to mind is preventing the entry of a new pathogen or “bio-exclusion.” However, biosecurity also includes managing the pathogens...
22 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Biomin Sees Bright Future ahead for the Phytogenic Feed Additive Space
GLOBAL - According to BIOMIN projections, the phytogenic feed additive (PFA) market could surpass USD 1 billion by 2023. The company, which recently released the results of its 2017 BIOMIN Phytogenic Feed...
Pig Industry News from Global Moving the Nutritional Pieces of a Sliding Pussl towards Antibiotic Reduction
GLOBAL - Ellen van Eerden, researcher at Schothorst Feed Research, explains how proper nutrition can reduce gut stress, and consequently allow for the reduction of antibiotic use....
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