Briefing Room

  • Jul 9, 2015
    press release

    New options unveiled to unlock full power of canola meal

    A new era of opportunity has emerged for Canadian canola meal as a premium, highly sought feed ingredient across livestock sectors around the world. One of the keys to unlock its full potential lies in groundbreaking scientific advances to understand and capture the hidden nutritive power of dietary fiber, says Bogdan Slominski of the University of Manitoba, a featured speaker at the International Rapeseed Congress, July 5-9 in Saskatoon....More
  • Jul 8, 2015
    press release

    NutriQuest welcomes new director of technical sales and service

    Jeff Hansen, Ph.D., has joined the company as director of Technical Sales and Service – Swine....More
  • Jul 8, 2015
    press release

    Sexing Technologies acquires Fast Genetics

    Sexing Technologies, the global livestock reproductive services innovator, will acquire swine genetics leader Fast Genetics from Hylife with an anticipated closing date of July 21. The deal will allow the introduction of sex sorted sperm to the swine industry.   The acquisition will bring accelerated genetic improvement at Fast Genetics by skewing gender ratio in its nucleus farms and through leveraging high-index males to service more females via deep uterine and low-dose semen technology....More
  • Jul 8, 2015
    press release

    Dynamic livestock feed products launched for Southeast Asia

    A new era is underway to supercharge the feed value returns of livestock operations in the Philippines and other key parts of Southeast Asia. Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. and distribution partner AgriPro Premier Nutrition Inc. jointly announced the official launch of two innovative feed enzyme technology products, custom-formulated for livestock industry customers in the region....More
  • Jul 7, 2015
    press release

    Company will create swine vaccines based on advanced mucosal technology

    Aptimmune Biologics, a mucosal vaccine company developing novel swine vaccines for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and influenza virus, has received $2.75 million of funding from Arsenal Capital Management, Fox Ventures LLC and a group of Midwest angel investors....More
  • Jul 2, 2015
    press release

    Ceva Animal Health requests proposals for swine reproductive research

    Ceva Animal Health is seeking proposals for applied research studies that will focus on improving gilt and sow reproductive performance to help answer long-standing questions in swine breeding. Dedicated to helping veterinarians and producers find ways to improve reproduction practices, Ceva is contributing research funds to explore topics that can advance swine reproductive performance on-farm....More
  • Jul 1, 2015
    press release

    Carson joins Nedap U.S. swine team

    Nedap, a global leader in livestock management systems, announces the hiring of Brad Carson. Carson joins the U.S. swine team as a sales representative and will serve as a resource on swine management and technologies. Carson joins an established team at Nedap. This industry-leading team partners with U.S. swine facility managers to implement automated individual feeding management systems, allowing individual animal care in group settings....More
  • Jun 30, 2015
    press release

    Cargill contributes $750,000 to educate visitors on modern agriculture production at Fair Oaks Farms

    Cargill was recognized at a grand opening ceremony of the Pork Education Center at Fair Oaks Farms on June 28 for its $750,000 contribution that will enable Fair Oaks Farms' non-profit arm to educate students and the general public on modern agriculture production practices that benefit the environment, use fewer natural resources and improve sustainability for crop and animal production....More
  • Jun 23, 2015
    press release

    Cargill opens new animal nutrition technology application center in Hebei, China

    Animal producers are working to deliver more protein to feed a growing population, while also using fewer resources. To help customers in China leverage and apply the best possible feed technologies to help them grow their businesses and wisely use resources, Cargill has established a Technology Application Center in Bazhou, Hebei, China....More
  • Jun 22, 2015
    press release

    Genesus and COFCO sign co-op agreement

    Cofco and Genesus have signed an agreement for swine genetic cooperation and sales. The Cofco-Genesus swine breeding stock import will be the largest ever to China.   Cofco is the largest agribusiness in China and one of the largest in the world. Cofco’s asset base is $71.9 billion....More
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