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  • Jun 21, 2016
    press release

    Olymel investing $25 million on pork plant expansion

    According to various media reports, Olymel is investing more than $25 million to expand its hog slaughterhouse and processing facility north of Montreal. This project will increase the operation’s capacity by a third to 40,000 hogs per week, and up to 200 jobs will be added to the 810 workers at the St-Esprit facility. The St-Esprit plant produces various cuts of pork, seasoned pork products and vacuum-packed products. The expansion will add a refrigeration room to produce chilled pork....More
  • Jun 20, 2016
    blog

    Expansion, a sizzling subject at WPX

    U.S. pork industry’s bright future with the new pork processing plants coming is certainly crafting lots of chatter about expansion....More
  • Jun 16, 2016
    press release

    Phibro Animal Health joins GlobalVetLINK’s VFD system

    GlobalVetLINK and Phibro Animal Health Corp. announced today a partnership for GVL’s electronic Veterinary Feed Directive System, FeedLINK....More
  • 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 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 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

    ESF feeds sows with precision

    Phase two, of a multi-year study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) led by Dr. Kees DeLange at the University of Guelph has received base funding from Ontario Pork and will examine the value of precision sow feeding and its financial, reproduction and environmental impacts. Phase one of the multi-year University of Guelph study on Precision Sow Feeding (PSF) has proven the potential value of feeding sows with a commercial-level, precision, electronic sow feeder (ESF)....More
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