Briefing Room

  • 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 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 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).
  • Oct 1, 2013
    press release

    HarrisVaccines Awarded Swine Disease Research Grant

    Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been awarded a grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus research. This project is supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Grant no. 2013-67015-21307 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
  • Sep 25, 2013
    press release

    Osborne Industries Awarded Patent

    Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, KS, announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Patent No. 8,511,257, on Aug. 20, 2013, for the company's unique Safety By-Pass Gate for the automated pig weighing and sorting system, the Osborne Weight Watcher Growth Management System.
  • Sep 23, 2013
    press release

    Genus Announces Acquisition of Genetiporc

  • Sep 12, 2013
    press release

    Osborne Industries Supplies Swine Production Equipment for new Swine Training Center

    Osborne Industries, Inc., of Osborne, KS, has supplied all of the swine management equipment for the new swine training center at Iowa Lakes Community College of Emmetsburg, IA. An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Sept. 19, 2013 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sep 10, 2013
    press release

    Merck Animal Health Introduces Next Generation of Circovirus Protection

    Merck Animal Health has introduced the first porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) vaccine, Circumvent PCV G2, for use in pigs as early as 3 days of age in a one- or two-dose formulation. The vaccine offers five-month duration of immunity (DOI), at least 25% longer than any other PCV2 vaccine on the market, the company claims.
  • Aug 30, 2013
    press release

    Full Genome Sequence of 70 TOPIGS Pigs

    Researchers from the Animal Breeding and Genomics Group at Wageningen University and TOPIGS recently sequenced the full genome of 70 TOPIGS pigs. As a result of the sequencing, more than 10 million new SNPs have been identified.
  • Aug 29, 2013
    press release

    Zinpro Corp. Establishes Global Supply Chain and Customer Service Team

    Zinpro Corporation has recently reorganized its customer service group to form a new Global Supply Chain and Customer Service team.
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