Briefing Room

  • Nov 22, 2013
    press release

    The Maschhoffs, LLC to Acquire GNP Company

    The Maschhoffs, LLC, the largest family-owned pork production company in North America, and GNP Company, the Midwest’s leading provider of premium quality chicken under the Gold’n Plump®, Just BARE® and Sunny Roost® brand labels, announced today they have signed a definitive agreement whereby The Maschhoffs will acquire GNP Company and its subsidiaries.  
  • Nov 5, 2013
    press release

    Albion Swine Farm Exports 1,180 Pigs to China

    Whiteshire Hamroc LLC, of rural Albion, IN, exported their largest international shipment of swine breeding stock to China on Oct. 14, 2013. This shipment consisted of 1,180 pigs representing three of the four major breeds of swine in the United States: Yorkshire, Landrace, and Duroc. This is one of several shipments destined for China that are being coordinated by Clayton Agri-Marketing of Jefferson City, MO.
  • Nov 5, 2013
    press release

    Alltech Expands Mycotoxin Management Team

    Dr. Alexandra Weaver recently joined the Alltech Mycotoxin Management Team as technical sales support for the Northeast United States and Eastern Canada.
  • 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).
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