Briefing Room

  • 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
  • Mar 24, 2016
    press release

    Davis to head NPPC government relations

    The National Pork Producers Council has named Bill Davis senior director of governmental relations; he will begin his duties March 28. Davis will be located in Washington, D.C., and will report to Nick Giordano, NPPC vice president and counsel, global government affairs....More
  • Mar 23, 2016
    press release

    Forbes names Zoetis one of America’s best employers

    Zoetis, Inc., the global leader in animal health, today announced that it has been named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers in 2016 by Forbes Magazine....More
  • Mar 17, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health awards $170,000 in scholarships to veterinary students

    Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), today announced the recipients of the 2016 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program. Through this program, 34 exemplary second- and third-year veterinary students from around the world will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. All are pursuing future careers in either large animal or companion animal medicine....More
  • Mar 15, 2016
    press release

    New UltraCare Creep Feed supports young pig performance

    Purina Animal Nutrition introduces UltraCare Creep Feed, a new opportunity for pork producers to create eaters and support optimal pig performance during the weaning period....More
  • Mar 15, 2016
    press release

    ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference explores agriculture as the key to the future of food

    Within the next 34 years, the world will add an extra 3 billion mouths to feed. What will that mean for humanity, or, perhaps even more importantly, the agriculture and food sectors responsible for nourishing them? At ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, held May 22-25 in Lexington, Ky., USA, attendees will explore this question with experts from around the world. A future of plenty is ours if individuals, the private sector, agriculture and governments make meaningful choices today that harness the power of technology, conserve resources and encourage innovation....More
  • Mar 15, 2016
    press release

    Harrisvaccines receives production platform vaccine licensure first of its kind granted by USDA

    Merck Animal Health today announced that its recent acquisition, Harrisvaccines, has been granted licensure of its Prescription Product, RNA Particle vaccine platform from the USDA. This first-of-its-kind USDA license approves the company’s innovative production platform and allows for the manufacturing of herd-specific, custom vaccines prescribed by a licensed veterinarian. ...More
  • Mar 10, 2016
    press release

    Choice Genetics USA opens paramount, a new paternal nucleus farm

    Choice Genetics USA has established a new boar production nucleus farm. The entire facility has been built to the company’s specifications in order to create a unique and technically superior boar development and selection unit. CGUSA maintains the most sophisticated research technologies in the U.S. swine industry. With an investment of more than $2.5 million in specialized selection equipment, CGUSA leads all competitors, measuring the most accurate phenotypes and maximizing genetic improvement. Paramount is located in a remote area of Missouri, and features:...More
  • Mar 10, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis announces the 2016 nomination period for its ‘Honoring Caregivers’ award program

    Zoetis is kicking off the 2016 nomination period for its Honoring Caregivers award program. Now in its fourth year, this annual program shares the stories of exemplary pig caregivers and celebrates those who go above and beyond to provide the best care for pigs, every day. ...More
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