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  • Jun 15, 2016
    press release

    Lee Container acquires Kane Manufacturing

    Robert Varnedoe, president of Lee Container of Homerville, Ga., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kane Manufacturing, a producer of quality livestock and pet care products located in Pleasant Hill, Iowa....More
  • Jun 10, 2016
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    Pork Board CEO: Looking forward to working with fantastic group

    Bill Even, the new National Pork Board CEO, knows the importance of a strong livestock industry in the United States, and he is excited about being back in the industry....More
  • Jun 8, 2016
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    Jan Archer talks issues facing hog producers

    Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa....More
  • Jun 8, 2016
    press release

    Novus launches Project Horizon at World Pork Expo

    Today at an exclusive event in their tent at World Pork Expo, Novus International Inc. launched Project Horizon, their commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Biovet USA Inc. obtains U.S. Veterinary Biological product permit for sales and distribution

    The USDA regulating Veterinary Biologics ensures that products sold for diagnostic, prevention and treatment of animal diseases in the United States are pure, safe, potent and effective. This work is done by the APHIS Center for Veterinary Biologics. Both Biovet Inc. Canada and Biovet USA Inc. in Minnesota have been audited by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Center of Veterinary Biologics, to obtain this important permit....More
  • Jun 7, 2016
    press release

    Swine Vet Center partners with GlobalVetLINK for herd health solutions

    GlobalVetLINK and Swine Vet Center P.A. announced that they will be entering into a working relationship to manage herd health. The industry-leading swine veterinary consultants will now be managing Veterinary Feed Directives, Certificates of Veterinary Inspection, diagnostic results and history, as well as veterinary prescriptions, through GVL’s web-based solutions. Paul Yeske, DVM and swine veterinary herd health consultant at Swine Vet Center, says he expects to simplify many of their processes with GVL’s services....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    New controller technology enhances management precision and simplicity at Illinois Sow Farm

    As a full-time pork producer who is also responsible for taking care of her own family, Clare Schilling welcomes new technologies that can help simplify and streamline the management of her hog operations. Despite recent advancements in many facets of pork production, most swine facilities today still rely on older, less efficient technology when it comes to environmental controllers....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    Transitioning to antibiotic-free? Tighten up these five areas of pig production

    Is 2016 the year of antibiotic-free products? After a brief look at the supermarket shelves today, many may say yes. Antibiotic-free brands, such as Open Prairie Natural Pork, Applegate Natural & Organic Meats, Farm Promise Pork and Niman Ranch, are popping up in meat counters across the United States....More
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