Briefing Room

  • Apr 18, 2016
    press release

    Hypor names Graydon Bell as general manager for USA

    ​Hypor Inc., a global leader in swine genetics, has named Graydon Bell as its general manager of Hypor USA, effective May 1. Bell returns to Hypor after previously holding the position of sales and marketing manager from 2009-12. During that time, he played an instrumental role in developing the Hypor American market. He will be based out of North Dakota....More
  • Apr 14, 2016
    press release

    AB Vista appoints technical services and sales coordinator for North America

    The newest addition to the AB Vista team, Kendre Stringfellow, has been appointed as North America technical services and sales coordinator. Stringfellow will provide technical support to AB Vista and Aunir customers in North America. Aunir, a division of animal nutrition technology company AB Vista, is the leading independent NIR calibration development and delivery company....More
  • Apr 11, 2016
    press release

    Pig and poultry diets: DDGs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

    Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production....More
  • Apr 7, 2016
    press release

    Five steps to help fallout pigs bounce back

    In nursery performance, consistency is key. Pigs that fall behind the rest of the group can lag through future phases and require additional days to finishing. To promote uniform groups, work toward a goal of 0.5% or fewer fallouts in the nursery....More
  • Apr 5, 2016
    press release

    Sothmann named chairman of international hides association

    Stephen Sothmann, president of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association, was elected chairman of the International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Association at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on March 31. “I am honored to have been selected as the next chairman of ICHSLTA,” Sothmann says. “I look forward to working with the association’s members and partners to meet the challenges of a dynamic international marketplace for hides, skins and leather.”...More
  • Apr 3, 2016
    press release

    Clarity non-spermicidal A.I. lubricating jelly now available from Aurora

    Clarity Non-Spermicidal A.I. lubricating jelly is a preserved, isotonic, pH buffered, non-spermicidal, water-soluble lubricating jelly for catheter lubrication and all types of non-sterile medical procedures.  ...More
  • Mar 29, 2016
    press release

    Sustainable pork production focus of a new website

    ​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 pork chain....More
  • Mar 28, 2016
    press release

    Sow aggression: The cocktail party approach

    If you’re considering a renovation or rebuild of your sow facility, you’re probably wondering whether to make the switch to group housing. As you consider your options, don’t let the threat of sow aggression keep you from getting the benefits of group housing....More
  • Mar 28, 2016
    press release

    Kaster named PAACO executive director

    Collette Kaster of Kearney, Mo., has been named new executive director of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization Inc., the group’s board of directors announced today. She will assume the position in April, replacing Mike Simpson, who is retiring after 11 years with the organization....More
  • Mar 24, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis awards scholarships to more than 350 veterinary students

    ​Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announced this year’s winners of the Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Program....More
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