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  • Apr 25, 2016
    blog

    Tick bite could exterminate meat-eaters' appetite

    A bite from lone star ticks in some people can trigger sensitivity to red meat that can result in symptoms such as itching, hives, swollen lips and breathing problems....More
  • Apr 25, 2016
    press release

    Is mineral choice shortchanging swine producers on vitamins?

    Vitamins are one of the most expensive and essential additions in the swine nutritionist’s arsenal.  Added to feedstuffs at very low rates, the loss of these essential nutrients can be detrimental to pig health if they become damaged during feed manufacturing or storage.  New research demonstrates that the choice of mineral supplement is not only important in terms of mineral absorption, but equally can result in the destruction of vitamins in the feed. Influential factors on vitamin stability and efficacy...More
  • Apr 22, 2016
    blog

    Build trust by protecting pork brand

    Building consumer trust and protecting your brand is important whether you're raising hogs or publishing magazines....More
  • Apr 21, 2016
    press release

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica opens new R&D facility

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry, today formally opened its new, state-of-the art research center, located at the Iowa State University Research Park in Ames, Iowa. The 52,000-square-foot building is dedicated entirely for research and development. The unique design was created in consultation with the group of BIVI scientists who will work in the new laboratories. ...More
  • Apr 14, 2016
    press release

    AB Vista appoints technical services and sales coordinator for North America

    The newest addition to the AB Vista team, Kendre Stringfellow, has been appointed as North America technical services and sales coordinator. Stringfellow will provide technical support to AB Vista and Aunir customers in North America. Aunir, a division of animal nutrition technology company AB Vista, is the leading independent NIR calibration development and delivery company....More
  • Apr 11, 2016
    press release

    Pig and poultry diets: DDGs may be door to mycotoxin exposure

    Since the release of Alltech’s 2015 North America Harvest Analysis results, some pork and poultry producers have found a new source for mycotoxin contamination, this time during the process of renewable fuel production....More
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