Briefing Room

  • Nov 16, 2015
    press release

    Genesus appoints general manager for South East Asia

    Genesus, a leader in hyperprolific Yorkshire and Landrace maternal lines and Duroc Terminals and the world’s largest registrar of high health purebred genetics, announces that Paul Anderson, Genesus international sales manager has been given the added responsibility of general manager Genesus South East Asia, excluding the Philippines where Todd Thurman, global strategic account manager will continue...More
  • Nov 12, 2015
    press release

    Merck Animal Health to acquire Harrisvaccines

    Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) and Harrisvaccines Inc. announced the companies have entered into an agreement under which Merck Animal Health will acquire Harrisvaccines, a privately held company that develops, manufactures and sells vaccines for food production and companion animals....More
  • Nov 12, 2015
    press release

    Smithfield Foods joins EPA’s nutrient recycling challenge

    Smithfield Foods Inc. announced today that the company is joining the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the USDA, and environmental and scientific experts in their Nutrient Recycling Challenge, a competition to develop affordable technologies that recycle nutrients from livestock manure....More
  • Nov 12, 2015
    press release

    Fresh innovations and partnerships drive growth for Canadian Bio-Systems

    New science-based feed technology innovations and expanded customer relationships across the country are driving a new generation of growth for Calgary-based Canadian Bio-Systems Inc....More
  • Nov 10, 2015
    press release

    Alltech to acquire Masterfeeds, creating one of Canada’s largest animal nutrition offerings

    Alltech and Masterfeeds announced that they have entered into a share purchase, under which Alltech will acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Masterfeeds Inc., from Ag Processing Inc. This will provide Alltech complete ownership of Masterfeeds LP, a leading commercial animal nutrition company in Canada....More
  • Nov 10, 2015
    press release

    Land O’Lakes promotes Beth Ford

    Land O’Lakes Inc. announced today that Beth Ford has been promoted to group executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Purina Animal Nutrition and U.S. Dairy Foods businesses. In addition, she will retain her previous responsibilities for Supply Chain and Operations, Information Technology and Research and Development across the entire Land O’Lakes Inc....More
  • Nov 5, 2015
    press release

    Increased funding of research awards announced

    Over the course of 12 years and $1 million in research awards, the Respiratory Disease Research Board (formerly the PRRS Research Review Board), with financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., has helped fund research answering some of producers’ most pressing questions about porcine reproductive and respiratory disease....More
  • Nov 5, 2015
    press release

    Purdue to break ground for 2 animal sciences buildings

    Ground will be broken at Purdue University on Nov. 6 for two buildings that will equip faculty, staff and students with the latest technology to help them meet increasing need for innovation in animal sciences research and education....More
  • Nov 2, 2015
    press release

    Ralco acquires Bakker Consulting animal health division

    Ralco, a global leader in animal health, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the animal health division of Bakker Consulting, Inc. (BCI) located in Rock Valley, Iowa....More
  • Nov 2, 2015
    press release

    New Canadian Bio-Systems website offers window on feed technology innovation

    The world of feed technology is rapidly evolving with groundbreaking science and a range of innovative new options to support efficiency, performance, health and environmental benefits. Now industry can get a unique look inside this world through the newly revamped website of Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.)...More
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