A new compact disc series helps bridge language barriers.
A compact disc (CD) series to help eliminate language barriers on swine farms and increase production has been released by Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. The “Swine Farm Language Guide” provides both English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English audio translations for words and phrases commonly used in swine production. About 450 swine farm vocabulary words are translated. A tear-free, durable flip-book gives written translations of all information on the CDs. The CDs also include translations for frequently asked questions and phrases. The series' six CDs plus the flip-book are available for $300. For more information, call (217) 357-2811 or visit www.hogvet.com.
Pressure Washer Nozzle
The Revolution rotary nozzle uses proven technology to increase impact pressure by more than 10 times that of conventional high-pressure spray nozzles. The Revolution attaches to the wand of most hot- or cold-water pressure washers, and blasts surfaces with a spinning spray action that is designed to clean deep and fast. It is rated for up to 4,350 psi. at 185 °F. The nozzle spins at 4,000 rpms to combine the fast-cleaning action of a wide-coverage, fan-spray nozzle with the deep-cleaning impact of a pencil-jet or zero-degree nozzle. It has a wear-resistant ceramic head and bearing ring to provide durability and is shrouded by an extra-resilient housing protector. The Revolution is sold by Legacy, which supplies parts and accessories for pressure washers. For more information, call (877) 283-2412 or visit www.c-techindustries.com.
Farm Accounting Software
The most requested features from users have been included in the most significant improvement to Farm Works Software in a decade. Farm Works version 12 (code name X2) includes more than 60 all new features to both the office suite programs (Farm Trac, Farm Site, Farm Funds and Site Pro) and field suite programs. Highlights include editing farm accounting transactions, prescription map generator tool, printing detailed equipment reports, viewing past crop zones, print preview of maps, recording field records without a map and importing yield or application maps to create field records. For a complete list of details, visit www.farmworks.com and click on “60 Features in 60 Days.”
Ultrasound Device Pouch
E.I. Medical Imaging has introduced a soft carrying pouch designed specifically for the Bantam ultrasound device. The new pouch is designed for quality and durability. It comes with wide, padded, adjustable waist straps to evenly distribute the weight of the Bantam scanner to provide comfort for the user. Coolmax temperature management materials have been used throughout the pouch to further ensure user comfort. The pouch features “Delta” closure straps, so the user can use all E.I. Medical Imaging Bantam scanners with the same pouch. A weather-resistant, clear vinyl top panel permits viewing and using the controls without opening the pouch. For more information, call toll-free (866) 365-6596 or visit www.eimedical.com.
Land O' Lakes has launched a new EcoCare feed program. It provides optimal nutrient and feed additive delivery in every phase, and incorporates appropriate assessment tools for optimum ecological care. EcoCare feed provides a dedicated and affordable feed program that addresses manure management, odor emissions and nutrient utilization, while offering top pig performance in grow-finish production. EcoCare provides the best possible care for your pigs, soil and people. For more information, visit www.lolfeed.com.
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