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  • Aug 17, 2016
    press release

    Inovio licenses veterinary foot and mouth disease vaccine to Plumbline Life Sciences

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. has licensed a veterinary vaccine for foot and mouth disease to Plumbline Life Sciences, an animal health company headquartered in South Korea. Plumbline will fund all development activities for this FMD vaccine. Inovio will receive milestone payments as well as royalties on product sales from Plumbline for commercial rights to this FMD synthetic vaccine in Asia, excluding Japan. In 2014, Inovio sold other animal health assets to Plumbline for cash and a significant equity position in the company....More
  • Aug 12, 2016

    Hard lessons learned in show barn

    Illinois junior swine exhibitors share valuable lessons from the state fair barns....More
  • Aug 11, 2016
    press release

    Clavijo joins VDPAM department at Iowa State University

    Maria Jose Clavijo joined the faculty at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine as a half-time research assistant professor on Aug. 1....More
  • Aug 10, 2016
    press release

    Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announces promotions

    Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announced several promotions within the organization. Jim Rainey has been promoted to Americas senior sales manager. His responsibilities will include overseeing all channel and enterprise sales in North America, Central America and South America. “Jim has made significant contributions to our business during his nearly 26 years here,” says Scott Druker, director, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition. “I am confident that he will continue to do so in his expanded role.”...More
  • Aug 5, 2016
    press release

    Weaning pigs agree: 'Change is hard'

    How would you feel if one day someone took away your favorite beverage and replaced it with something they said was good for you? Would you squeal in frustration? Would you refuse to work? Would you sulk? If you said, “yes” to any of these questions, you agree with most weaning pigs: Change can be hard. The weaning period can be challenging for pigs and pork producers alike. The transition from sow’s milk to dry feed can cause stress which in turn can lead to performance setbacks and a less than optimal return on investment....More
  • Aug 4, 2016

    Media interview gone wrong 1

    Openly, Illinois pig farmers accepted the invitation to open the barn doors to reporters of the Chicago Tribune. Unfortunately, the end product was not the balanced approach participants hoped for....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    press release

    Ralco names Kevin Strecker national swine accounts manager

    Ralco announced today that Kevin Strecker has been named national swine accounts manager of animal nutrition. Strecker’s key responsibility is to introduce the top 25 U.S. swine producers to Ralco and its products....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health receives FDA approval of Safe-Guard AquaSol for use in swine

    Merck Animal Health today announced the introduction of Safe-Guard AquaSol (fenbendazole oral suspension) for use in U.S. swine operations. Safe-Guard AquaSol is indicated for the treatment and control of adult and larval stages of large roundworms, whipworms and kidney worms, as well as adult stages of the small stomach worm, nodular worm and lungworm....More
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