Briefing Room

  • Jun 15, 2016
    press release

    Lee Container acquires Kane Manufacturing

    Robert Varnedoe, president of Lee Container of Homerville, Ga., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kane Manufacturing, a producer of quality livestock and pet care products located in Pleasant Hill, Iowa....More
  • Jun 13, 2016
    press release

    Tom Hayes named president of Tyson Foods; Smith continues as CEO

    Tyson Foods Inc. announced that its board of directors has promoted Tom Hayes to the position of president. Formerly chief commercial officer of Tyson Foods, Hayes will work directly with Donnie Smith, who will continue as the company’s chief executive officer. ...More
  • Jun 8, 2016
    press release

    Canadian Bio-Systems and Nuscience announce strategic marketing agreement

    Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. and Nuscience Group today formally recognized a new strategic marketing agreement, with a signing event at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. The agreement covers the distribution of Nuscience technology in Canada, utilizing complementary resources of both companies to bring enhanced animal feed solutions to to the Canadian marketplace....More
  • Jun 8, 2016
    press release

    Novus launches Project Horizon at World Pork Expo

    Today at an exclusive event in their tent at World Pork Expo, Novus International Inc. launched Project Horizon, their commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Swine Vet Center partners with GlobalVetLINK for herd health solutions

    GlobalVetLINK and Swine Vet Center P.A. announced that they will be entering into a working relationship to manage herd health. The industry-leading swine veterinary consultants will now be managing Veterinary Feed Directives, Certificates of Veterinary Inspection, diagnostic results and history, as well as veterinary prescriptions, through GVL’s web-based solutions. Paul Yeske, DVM and swine veterinary herd health consultant at Swine Vet Center, says he expects to simplify many of their processes with GVL’s services....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Biovet USA Inc. obtains U.S. Veterinary Biological product permit for sales and distribution

    The USDA regulating Veterinary Biologics ensures that products sold for diagnostic, prevention and treatment of animal diseases in the United States are pure, safe, potent and effective. This work is done by the APHIS Center for Veterinary Biologics. Both Biovet Inc. Canada and Biovet USA Inc. in Minnesota have been audited by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Center of Veterinary Biologics, to obtain this important permit....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Novus continues and expands 25-year industry commitment at World Pork Expo

    The playing field for pork production has been elevated and continues to rise in 2016. As producers face more regulations and challenges than ever from suppliers, consumers and the U.S. government, Novus International Inc. is looking forward to providing new and innovative programs and solutions to customers at World Pork Expo....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    New controller technology enhances management precision and simplicity at Illinois Sow Farm

    As a full-time pork producer who is also responsible for taking care of her own family, Clare Schilling welcomes new technologies that can help simplify and streamline the management of her hog operations. Despite recent advancements in many facets of pork production, most swine facilities today still rely on older, less efficient technology when it comes to environmental controllers....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    Transitioning to antibiotic-free? Tighten up these five areas of pig production

    Is 2016 the year of antibiotic-free products? After a brief look at the supermarket shelves today, many may say yes. Antibiotic-free brands, such as Open Prairie Natural Pork, Applegate Natural & Organic Meats, Farm Promise Pork and Niman Ranch, are popping up in meat counters across the United States....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    ESF feeds sows with precision

    Phase two, of a multi-year study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) led by Dr. Kees DeLange at the University of Guelph has received base funding from Ontario Pork and will examine the value of precision sow feeding and its financial, reproduction and environmental impacts. Phase one of the multi-year University of Guelph study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) has proven the potential value of feeding sows with a commercial-level, precision, electronic sow feeder (ESF)....More
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