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07 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global National Panel Ranks Hypor Maxter Pork First for Flavour and Quality
GLOBAL - A new pork product line launched in October 2015, that is produced nearly exclusively by the Hypor Maxter sire and sow lines has ranked first in a national consumer trial that compares hams for...
05 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Lifetime Nutrition Key to Optimising Pig Performance
GLOBAL - Continuing to improve nutrient utilisation and performance through in-feed applications is a key focus for modern swine production systems....
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Appeals WTO Ruling on EU Pork Import Ban
GLOBAL - As was widely anticipated, Russia has appealed against the World Trade Organisation (WTO)’s judgement that its ban on imports of EU pig meat products was against WTO rules. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Small Farms Need Decent Incomes to Help Eliminate Hunger
GLOBAL - Declining prices could thwart international efforts to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty unless steps are taken to guarantee decent incomes and livelihoods for small-scale producers, the UN's...
03 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Study Helps Determine How Much Calcium Pigs Require
GLOBAL - New research at the University of Illinois, US, has helped to determine how much calcium growing pigs require and the mechanisms by which they absorb it....
28 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Swine Flu: Selecting Optimized Diagnostic Tools
GLOBAL - A free on-demand webinar explores the importance of finding an optimal set of diagnostic tools for the ongoing identification, surveillance and characterization of swine influenza virus (SIV)....
27 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Pig Producers can Maximise Xylanase Benefits Through Understanding its Mechanisms
GLOBAL - Recent swine trials have shown that xylanase introduction early in the nursery period and fed through to slaughter increases overall pig finisher performance....
26 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
ANALYSIS - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United...
23 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Tonisity Px - The First Isotonic Protein Drink for Pigs
ANALYSIS – Here's something new - the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. Tonisity has recently launched its first product in the US and EU, named Tonisity Px. ...
22 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Sustainable Markets: How Will Global Pig Markets React to Changes in Russia?
GLOBAL - In today’s interconnected, global economy, changes and events in one market can have worldwide implications. “Sustainable Markets” is a series of articles focused on market news and its...
Pig Industry News from Global A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 3
GLOBAL - A new product is proving to be efficiant in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD)....
Pig Industry News from Global World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United...
21 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Canary in the Coal Mine?
GLOBAL - Canaries can smell poisonous gases in coal mines before humans can. Consequently, they are great safety facilitators. We don’t want to be thought of as canaries, but we sense some danger in...
19 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Co-op Commits to 100 Per Cent British Bacon by May 2017
ANALYSIS - UK retailer Co-op has extended its commitment to back UK farmers by pledging to sell only fresh bacon that is 100 per cent British by 1 May 2017....
16 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Importance of Antibiotic Resistance in Farming Stressed Ahead of UN Event
GLOBAL - Good farm hygiene and animal health practices can greatly reduce the need to use antimicrobial medicines, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation said in its new Action Plan on Antimicrobial...
15 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global FAO to Host Online China-Focused FMD Emergency Preparation Course
CHINA - An online training course is being organised by EuFMD on Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Emergency Preparation over a period of 4 weeks, starting on 21 September 2016....
12 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Multi-Million Pound Project to Examine Resilience of the UK Pig Industry
ANALYSIS - Scientists at the University of Lincoln are to lead the most comprehensive study of the UK pig industry ever conducted....
09 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global G20 Challenged to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - A paper challenging global business leaders to recognise the complexity of the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenge in humans and animals and the role of agriculture, has been circulated at...
08 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 2
GLOBAL - Gamithromycin has been shown to have stronger potency against the four major pathogens causing respiratory diseases in pigs....
07 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Genomics Expose the Role of Phytogenics in Gut Health: BIOMIN
GLOBAL - Omics tools allow a deep insight into the cellular metabolism of animals, and are said to be helping BIOMIN strengthen its market position. We caught up with Franz Waxenecker, development director...
Pig Industry News from Global Food Security and Agriculture Essential in Preventing Conflicts
AFRICA - Food security and agriculture have an essential role to play in preventing conflicts and crises on the African continent, blunting their impacts and acting as engines for post-crisis recovery....
05 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Antibiotic-Resistant E. coli Found in UK Supermarket Pork
ANALYSIS - New research has found 24 per cent of chicken and pork samples tested positive for a type of E. coli that is resistant to the ‘critically important’ modern cephalosporin antibiotics, a level...
30 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: WTO Rules Against Russia's Embargo on EU Pigs, Pork
ANALYSIS - In the news this week, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has declared that Russia's ban on the import of pig and pork products from the EU is illegal and in breach of WTO rules and should be...
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: Largest Increase in US Meat Consumption Since '70s
ANALYSIS - The US had a momentous year for animal protein in 2015 with the largest increase in US meat consumption since the food scares of the 1970s, according to a new report from Rabobank. ...
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...
22 August 2016
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....
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....
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