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12 April 2017
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....
16 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Voices Needed in Canada, US to Defend, Preserve, Enhance Free & Fair Trade
CANADA& US - Saskatchewan's Premier says strong voices are needed on both sides of the Canada-US border to speak to the importance of trade, Bruce Cochrane writes....
15 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Canada – Ontario Pork Industry Profile
GLOBAL - Ontario Pork Industry Stats from Ontario Pork website:...
Pig Industry News from Global Jim Long’s Pork Commentary: US and Canada Inventory Up 3%
US & CANADA - Twice a year, the United States and Canadian Swine Inventories are combined together. It is a significant number, as the two countries are in essence one large inventory and production base....
Pig Industry News from Global 5 Tips for On-site Mycotoxin Testing and Mitigation
GLOBAL - Here we present 5 key takeaways from our recent webinar on mycotoxin testing and survey results, in cooperation with Romer Labs....
Pig Industry News from Global World Veterinary Association and Ceva Santé Animale Announce the Creation of the Global Animal Welfare Awards 2017
GLOBAL - As global understanding and concern for animal welfare continues to change, so must the veterinary community evolve to embrace these changes and reflect societal expectations. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Pig Climate Control: New Sensor is a Milestone for Pig Production
GLOBAL - Big Dutchman will start marketing an award-winning new sensor developed by Dräger with immediate effect: the DOL 53 sensor. Farmers can use this sensor to measure and monitor the ammonia concentration...
Pig Industry News from Global Digestarom® DC - Optimizing Feed Conversion
GLOBAL - This is a product video that explains the modes of action of Digestarom® DC....
14 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Premier to Travel to Iowa to Promote Importance of Canada-US Trade
CANADA & US - Saskatchewan's Premier says, if the United States adopts protectionist measures, it will be important for Canada develop friendships and alliances at the centre of the US federal administration...
Pig Industry News from Global United States and Canada Inventory Up 3%
GLOBAL - Twice a year, the United and Canadian Swine Inventories are combined together. It is a significant number, as the two countries are in essence one large inventory and production base. It’s a...
13 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Canada Must Demonstrate Preparedness to Stand Up to US on Trade
CANADA & US - A Canadian-based International Trade Consultant suggests Canada will need to clearly demonstrate it's prepared to stand up to the United States when it comes to trade, Bruce Cochrane writes....
07 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Global BIOMIN Launches Digestarom® DC: The Feed Converter
GLOBAL - BIOMIN has launched its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, as it fulfills its ambition to become the PFA market leader by 2020....
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