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  • May 20, 2016

    A pro-science win?

    A recent report claims genetically modified organisms pose no health concerns to humans who consume products made from such crops. Though a victory for modern agriculture, the battle is far from over....More
  • May 20, 2016
    press release

    PigCHAMP and GlobalVetLINK announce VFD integration

    GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP’s swine management software with GVL’s FeedLINK® Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive solution. With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms. ...More
  • May 18, 2016
    press release

    Genus and Caribou Biosciences announce exclusive collaboration for CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology

    Genus plc, a global pioneer in animal genetics, and Caribou Biosciences Inc., a leader in the revolutionary field of CRISPR-Cas gene editing, announce a multi-year strategic collaboration where Genus receives a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s leading CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology platform in certain livestock species. This is a significant move for Genus and marks the largest technology-driven alliance that Genus has made to date....More
  • May 17, 2016
    press release

    Bimeda names John Stone national accounts manager

    Bimeda Inc. announces that John Stone has joined the company as national accounts manager. Stone, who has most recently worked with Merial as senior manager national accounts, will be supervising all sales-related activities for the United States through Bimeda’s network of distributors....More
  • May 13, 2016
    press release

    Nursery weight predicts finishing pig performance

    New research from Purina Animal Nutrition shows that every pound a pig gains at weaning can be correlated to nearly 2 pounds at the end of nursery and nearly 4 pounds at finishing. Challenges with feed consumption ranked high in results from a recent industry survey; 85% of pork producers saw early feed consumption as a challenge.[1] The impacts of this challenge reach far beyond the nursery....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell to its swine division

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell, DVM, Ph.D., MS, as a technical manager in the BIVI Swine Division. Goodell joins a team of swine veterinary experts to bring innovation and information to the industry....More
  • May 9, 2016

    5 takeaways from 2016 class of Masters

    Many outstanding leadership qualities bond “The 70 Masters” together, but their unique stories will motivate you to climb your own mountain. These individuals bring to surface some valuable wisdom on living life to the fullest and being a successful leader....More
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