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  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    AP to Introduce VariFlame heater at World Pork Expo

    VariFlame, a new variable rate heater offering many exclusive features for controlling pork production environments, will be launched by Automated Production Systems at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines....More
  • May 25, 2016
    press release

    Nexthermal introduces Elstein ceramic infrared radiant heaters

    Nexthermal will be exhibiting at the 2016 World Pork Expo June 8-10 in Booth V-1065 to introduce its Elstein Ceramic Infrared Radiant Farrowing Heaters to attendees. Rugged and long-lasting, they do not emit visible light, offering a more natural night/day environment that facilitates restful sleep, improved growth and lower mortality rates. These infrared radiant heaters are also used in human infant incubators. They emit a more penetrating and consistent dry heat that keeps piglets warmer....More
  • May 20, 2016
    blog

    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
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