Briefing Room

  • Jan 21, 2014
    press release

    New PEDV Test Now Available from GeneSeek

    The availability of a new test to rapidly and accurately detect porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) has just be announced by Neogen Corp. Early detection of the virus is critical to stop its spread from farm to farm, and between facilities within a pig farm or pig production site, Neogen said.
  • Jan 16, 2014
    press release

    Gratien Theriault joins Choice Genetics USA as Business Development Manager, Latin America

    Gratien Theriault has been hired as business development manager for Latin America at Choice Genetics USA. Choice Genetics is a Groupe Grimaud company and one of the world's leading pig genetics companies.
  • Dec 5, 2013
    press release

    Hamlet Protein Steps up Production of Specialty Soy Proteins

    Hamlet Protein is doubling the capacity of its U.S. production plant to meet global demand for high-quality soy proteins for speciality feed. By fall 2014, the plant’s second processing line is scheduled to go into operation, serving Hamlet Protein customers in North America and worldwide.
  • Nov 26, 2013
    press release

    Babcock Genetics Releases Piglet Birth Weight Research

    Babcock Genetics, Inc., a worldwide supplier of swine genetics, today released groundbreaking research showing the impact of individual piglet birth weight on profit margin. Individual piglet value was established by tracking mortality to the day it occurred.
  • Nov 25, 2013
    press release

    Pharmgate Receives Regulatory Approval for Deracin® 22% Granular, in Canada.

    Pharmgate LLC of Ramsey, NJ, announces the approval of its flagship product, Deracin® 22% Granular Premix containing 22% chlortetracycline, by the Veterinary Drugs Directorate of Health Canada. As the majority owned U.S. subsidiary of Jinhe Biotechnology, the largest manufacturer of chlortetracycline in the world, Pharmgate will become a significant supplier of branded chlortetracycline products in Canada.
  • 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.
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