Briefing Room

  • Oct 29, 2013
    press release

    Feitsma Joins Minnesota Swine Reproduction Center Team

    The Minnesota Swine Reproduction Center (MSRC) has added an international swine reproductive specialist to its team of consultants. Hanneke Feitsma, DVM, has relocated to the United States from The Netherlands and brings with her a wealth of expertise in swine fertility and artificial insemination.
  • Oct 23, 2013
    press release

    Alltech Launches 2014 Career Development Program

    Alltech welcomes the best and brightest graduates from all over the world to apply for the second annual Alltech Career Development Program, which officially launched today, Oct. 23. Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of global agribusiness and bioscience company Alltech, is proud to announce 10 new positions for applicants. The deadline for applications is Dec. 2, with training and placements commencing in early February 2014.
  • Oct 18, 2013
    press release

    Babcock Genetics Launches Breed Select Program

    Babcock Genetics, Inc., a worldwide supplier of swine genetics, announces the international launch of the Breed Select Program, a new genetic program available to swine producers.
  • Oct 15, 2013
    press release

    Danbred North America Is Now DNA Genetics

    A leading swine genetics company, based in Columbus, NE, now has a new name and a new focus, while remaining under the same independent U.S. ownership. DNA Genetics - formerly known as Danbred North America, a Danbred distributor - is committed to meeting the genetic needs of U.S. and Canadian pork producers.
  • Oct 7, 2013
    press release

    Danbred North America Adds Abell to its Genetics Team

    Danbred North America announces the addition of Caitlyn Abell, Ph.D., to its team. Abell completed her doctorate degree with co-majors in animal breeding and genetics and statistics from Iowa State University in July, where she participated in numerous swine research projects, including estimating the total costs associated with incorporating genomic selection into a swine breeding program.
  • Oct 7, 2013
    press release

    Zoetis Honors Tosh Farms for Commitment to Employee Diversity and Inclusion

    Tosh Farms of Henry, TN, a leading producer of pork and grain, has been recognized with the Customer Diversity and Inclusion Award from Zoetis. The annual award recognizes customers who promote an environment exhibiting inclusive behavior and respect for all.
  • Oct 2, 2013
    press release

    BIVI Swine Division Adds Two Experienced Sales Representatives

    Industry veterans Randy Anderson and Thad Hinkle have joined the Swine Division sales and marketing team at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI).
  • Oct 1, 2013
    press release

    HarrisVaccines Awarded Swine Disease Research Grant

    Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been awarded a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus research. This project is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Grant no. 2013-67015-21307 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
  • Sep 25, 2013
    press release

    Osborne Industries Awarded Patent

    Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, KS, announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Patent No. 8,511,257, on Aug. 20, 2013, for the company's unique Safety By-Pass Gate for the automated pig weighing and sorting system, the Osborne Weight Watcher Growth Management System.
  • Sep 23, 2013
    press release

    Genus Announces Acquisition of Genetiporc

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