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  • Feb 5, 2016
    press release

    Sexing Technologies acquires Genetic Visions genomics laboratory

    Fast Genetics’ parent company, Sexing Technologies, acquires genomics laboratory Genetic Visions from Accelerated Genetics. Sexing Technologies’ acquisition of Genetic Visions will directly benefit Fast Genetics and its customers, as genomic testing will increase dramatically. A major factor influencing genetic improvement is the accuracy of estimated breeding values. Genomic selection improves the accuracy of EBVs and increases selection intensity, both of which translate to dramatic gains in genetic improvement for Fast Genetics....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    blog

    Producer’s safety mantra: ‘No more, nobody else’

    Iowa hog producer Leon Sheets survived a flash fire caused by foaming manure in his hog barn, and he shares his story so no one else will need to go through what he has....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis collaborates with NPB to extend access to its longstanding Pig Care training program

    Starting this month, Zoetis will be working with the National Pork Board to help extend the reach of Individual Pig Care, an in-barn education and training program from Zoetis. For nearly 10 years, this program has highlighted the importance of early identification of sick pigs, which can improve treatment outcomes and reduce herd mortality.1 Ultimately, this knowledge helps ensure producers are supplying safe, high-quality pork and more pigs are reaching their full market potential....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Ingelvac PRRS MLV 250-dose option now available

    Protecting your herd against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome just became more convenient. In an effort to give producers and veterinarians a broader choice of sizes, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. now offers a 250-dose option for Ingelvac PRRS MLV. Ingelvac PRRS MLV is recommended for vaccination of healthy, susceptible pigs, sows and gilts as an aid in the prevention of respiratory disease and in the reduction of reproductive disease associated with PRRS virus. It is also available in 10-dose and 50-dose bottles....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Agreement has Seaboard buying some Christensen farms, operations

    Last week, Seaboard Foods LLC and Seaboard Foods of Iowa LLC, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Seaboard Corp., entered into an asset purchase agreement with Woodford Creek Farms LLP, Christensen Farms & Feedlots Inc. and Christensen Farms Midwest LLC....More
  • Feb 1, 2016
    blog

    Carefully moving forward

    “Cautiously optimistic” was the perfect description of Iowa pork producers’ attitudes attending the 44th Iowa Pork Congress last week....More
  • Jan 25, 2016
    blog

    PRRS, PEDV control proposal carries weight

    Minnesota Pork Producers Association is considering a proposal to partner with the state Board of Animal Health to gather PRRS and PEDV status of the origin herds of pigs entering the Gopher State....More
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