Briefing Room

  • Sep 10, 2015
    press release

    Trevor Elyk joins Genesus

    Trevor Elyk has joined Genesus Inc. as general manager in Canada.  “With Trevor’s strong ag-business knowledge and experience, he will be a great addition to the Canadian team,”  says Jim Long, president & CEO....More
  • Sep 3, 2015
    press release

    Zoetis gains FDA approval on medicated feed cross-clearances

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new combination uses of Zoetis’ feed additives Actogain 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride) and Engain (ractopamine hydrochloride). Pork producers, veterinarians and nutritionists may now use Engain together with Tylovet 100. These combinations have previously been approved with Tylan (tylosin phosphate). Beef producers, together with their veterinarians and nutritionists, will now be able to use Actogain 45 in combination with Rumensin (monensin USP) plus Tylovet 100 (tylosin phosphate)....More
  • Sep 2, 2015
    press release

    Diamond V patent-pending reduction of foodborne pathogens

    Diamond V announces the patent-pending use of Diamond V Original XPC as a “method for foodborne pathogen reduction in livestock.” Feeding all-natural Original XPC as recommended during food animal production helps reduce the prevalence and numbers of Salmonella and Campylobacter in the animal, production environment and food processing plant, as described in the pending patent and supported by numerous scientific studies. Reducing these pathogens pre-harvest can improve food safety....More
  • Aug 31, 2015
    press release

    Weight determines ileal protein digestibility in pigs

    A recent meta-analysis by Drs. J. A. Almeida and Hans H....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
    press release

    Fostera PCV MetaStim now available from Zoetis

    Zoetis announced Aug. 25  the availability of Fostera PCV MetaStim. The monovalent killed virus vaccine that helps protect against porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD) caused by porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) has been updated with the commonly used adjuvant known as MetaStim....More
  • Aug 25, 2015
    press release

    Osborne Industries celebrates anniversary of patented system of weighing pigs, goats and sheep

    Osborne Industries Inc., a leader in the design and development of advanced livestock management equipment for sheep, goats and pigs, celebrates the 30-year anniversary since the development of the ACCU-ARM animal weighing system....More
  • Aug 21, 2015
    press release

    Smithfield Foods expanding dry sausage facility

    Smithfield Foods' Cudahy, Wis., facility, which produces the company's Patrick Cudahy brand as well as additional Smithfield branded products, broke ground today to expand its existing facility by 12,500 square feet, adding four new smokehouses and two dry rooms....More
  • Aug 20, 2015
    press release

    Osborne introduces new heat pad indicator light

    Osborne Industries Inc. has introduced an electric indicator light for the company’s signature Stanfield pig heating pads. The patent-pending indicator light provides visual confirmation that heat pads are operating properly and providing crucial heat to newborn piglets in farrowing or growing pigs in nurseries....More
  • Aug 17, 2015
    press release

    TechMix enhances Blue2 for better hydration

    Proper hydration is critical for health and performance of all livestock - and now Blue2, by TechMix, has been reformulated to help hydrate even better. Blue2 is a Nutrient Dense Liquid that contains energy, electrolytes, and acidification. Recent laboratory screening tests verified that by boosting critical ingredient levels in Blue2, TechMix was able to enhance the osmolality of drinking water when Blue2 was added....More
  • Aug 12, 2015
    press release

    Renewable Nutrients announces pilot of Quick Wash process in the animal ag sector

    Renewable Nutrients LLC, a firm focused on nutrient extraction, recovery, and reuse, today announced that it will be piloting its Quick Wash phosphorus extraction and recovery process later this month at Walk Stock Farm, a large swine production farm near Neoga, Ill. ...More
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