Briefing Room

  • May 13, 2016
    press release

    Nursery weight predicts finishing pig performance

    New research from Purina Animal Nutrition shows that every pound a pig gains at weaning can be correlated to nearly 2 pounds at the end of nursery and nearly 4 pounds at finishing. Challenges with feed consumption ranked high in results from a recent industry survey; 85% of pork producers saw early feed consumption as a challenge.[1] The impacts of this challenge reach far beyond the nursery....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell to its swine division

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell, DVM, Ph.D., MS, as a technical manager in the BIVI Swine Division. Goodell joins a team of swine veterinary experts to bring innovation and information to the industry....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Wheat survey helps maximize feed value

    New data from a survey of wheat samples from across Canada is helping to drive optimized feeding strategies for pigs and poultry. The survey was led by Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) and the University of Manitoba in cooperation with farming operations and feed mills across four provinces....More
  • May 11, 2016
    press release

    Jamie Williams joins Genesus

    ​Genesus wishes to welcome Jamie Williams to our Genetic Sales and Technical Group.  Jamie and his family live in Manning, South Carolina and he will be responsible for the South-East region for Genesus....More
  • May 10, 2016
    press release

    Ceva Swine adds Julie Schwalbe to sales team

    Julie Schwalbe has joined Ceva Animal Health’s swine business unit as strategic account manager. In her new role, Schwalbe’s No. 1 priority is the customer — listening and learning about their needs while going above and beyond to provide an unparalleled customer experience....More
  • May 9, 2016
    press release

    BASF and Balchem to collaborate on new product introduction

    BASF and Balchem Corporation announce they are working together to bring next generation feed efficiency and health products to the North American swine industry. Backed by the extensive research capabilities of both companies, this relationship opens the door to a unique portfolio of products and technologies that improve feed hygiene, safety and overall animal performance. ...More
  • May 3, 2016
    press release

    Neogen acquires Preserve International and Tetradyne

    Neogen Corporation announced that it has acquired Preserve International and Tetradyne LLC, sister companies owned and operated by the private Nevada-based Preserve International corporation....More
  • May 3, 2016
    press release

    Pork Checkoff announces 2016 Pork Industry Scholarship recipients

    The Pork Checkoff has awarded 22 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s future leaders. Successful applicants were selected from a pool of 35 applicants based on scholastic merit, leadership activities, involvement in the pork production industry and future plans for a career in pork production....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
    press release

    Purina selects the RxExpress platform for VFD compliance

    Purina Animal Nutrition has selected the RxExpress software platform from New Planet Technologies as its tool to help meet feed documentation requirements of the Veterinary Feed Directive. This federal regulation mandates documentation of a veterinarian’s approval to feed or distribute feed additive antibiotics that are deemed medically important to production livestock. It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
    press release

    Six St. Joseph, Mo.,-area educators receive 'Innovating for Tomorrow' scholarship awards

    For the third year, educators in the St. Joseph (Mo.) School District are receiving $10,000 in scholarships to further their professional development in science, technology, engineering and math or STEM-related areas. The awards are presented by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry....More
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