Briefing Room

  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    Nexthermal introduces Elstein ceramic infrared radiant heaters

    Nexthermal will be exhibiting at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 in Booth V-1065 to introduce its Elstein Ceramic Infrared Radiant Farrowing Heaters to attendees. Rugged and long-lasting, they do not emit visible light, offering a more natural night/day environment that facilitates restful sleep, improved growth and lower mortality rates. These infrared radiant heaters are also used in human infant incubators. They emit a more penetrating and consistent dry heat that keeps piglets warmer....More
  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    AP to Introduce VariFlame heater at World Pork Expo

    VariFlame, a new variable rate heater offering many exclusive features for controlling pork production environments, will be launched by Automated Production Systems at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines....More
  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    Ralco updates website

    Ralco announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its website. The revamped website positions Ralco as a company that provides the agriculture and aquaculture industries with trusted solutions as well as offering users extensive information about Ralco’s people, purpose, science and technologies....More
  • May 24, 2016
    press release

    National Pork Board’s Larsen among those honored by American Meat Science Association

    The American Meat Science Association announced that three young AMSA members are the recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Award. The award was established in 1992 and is designed to recognize and foster the development of young AMSA members who have demonstrated significant scientific skills in muscle foods research and technology that contribute to the animal products industry and the AMSA. Steve Larsen, Betsy Booren and Bridget Wasser will be honored at an awards banquet at the AMSA 69th Reciprocal Meat Conference on June 21 in San Angelo, Texas....More
  • May 24, 2016
    press release

    Get answers to group sow housing questions at World Pork Expo in Nedap booth

    If you’re thinking about making the change to group sow housing, you probably have a lot of questions. Bring your questions to World Pork Expo and meet one-on-one with other pork producers who have transitioned to group pens for sows....More
  • May 20, 2016
    press release

    PigCHAMP and GlobalVetLINK announce VFD integration

    GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP’s swine management software with GVL’s FeedLINK® Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive solution. With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms. ...More
  • May 19, 2016
    press release

    UltraCare Gel carving contest to be held at World Pork Expo

    Pork won’t be the only nutritious thing being carved up at this year’s World Pork Expo. Three pork industry “celebrities” will be carving sculptures in the first annual UltraCare Gel Carving Contest hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition....More
  • May 19, 2016
    press release

    Osborne to unveil Mark IV Fire pig performance testing system at World Pork Expo

    Osborne Industries, Inc., a leader in the development of RFID (radio frequency identification)-driven swine feeding and management systems will introduce its latest model of the FIRE (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder at the World Pork Expo, in Des Moines, Iowa, June 8-10. Osborne can be found at booth 451 in the Varied Industries Building....More
  • May 18, 2016
    press release

    Genus and Caribou Biosciences announce exclusive collaboration for CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology

    Genus plc, a global pioneer in animal genetics, and Caribou Biosciences Inc., a leader in the revolutionary field of CRISPR-Cas gene editing, announce a multi-year strategic collaboration where Genus receives a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s leading CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology platform in certain livestock species. This is a significant move for Genus and marks the largest technology-driven alliance that Genus has made to date....More
  • May 17, 2016
    press release

    Bimeda names John Stone national accounts manager

    Bimeda Inc. announces that John Stone has joined the company as national accounts manager. Stone, who has most recently worked with Merial as senior manager national accounts, will be supervising all sales-related activities for the United States through Bimeda’s network of distributors....More
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