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  • May 3, 2016
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    Neogen acquires Preserve International and Tetradyne

    Neogen Corporation announced that it has acquired Preserve International and Tetradyne LLC, sister companies owned and operated by the private Nevada-based Preserve International corporation....More
  • May 3, 2016
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    Pork Checkoff announces 2016 Pork Industry Scholarship recipients

    The Pork Checkoff has awarded 22 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s future leaders. Successful applicants were selected from a pool of 35 applicants based on scholastic merit, leadership activities, involvement in the pork production industry and future plans for a career in pork production....More
  • May 2, 2016
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    Pork messages need to be 'on fleek'

    For the first time, the millennials took the lead as the largest generation living. Marketing pork to this generation will take ingenuity, freshness and learning a whole new language....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
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    Purina selects the RxExpress platform for VFD compliance

    Purina Animal Nutrition has selected the RxExpress software platform from New Planet Technologies as its tool to help meet feed documentation requirements of the Veterinary Feed Directive. This federal regulation mandates documentation of a veterinarian’s approval to feed or distribute feed additive antibiotics that are deemed medically important to production livestock. It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
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    Six St. Joseph, Mo.,-area educators receive 'Innovating for Tomorrow' scholarship awards

    For the third year, educators in the St. Joseph (Mo.) School District are receiving $10,000 in scholarships to further their professional development in science, technology, engineering and math or STEM-related areas. The awards are presented by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry....More
  • Apr 29, 2016
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    Merck Animal Health receives Nebraska Governor’s Bioscience Award

    Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce that the Bio Nebraska Life Sciences Association has selected the company as the recipient of the 2016 Governor’s Bioscience Award. The award, which recognizes significant contributions to Nebraska’s bioscience industry and overall economy, is given to an organization that has made a considerable impact on the state through innovation, business creation, investment and leadership. It is the highest honor bestowed by Bio Nebraska and was presented by Gov. Pete Ricketts....More
  • Apr 27, 2016
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    Animal health vaccine opportunities expand with AgriLabs acquisitions

    Today, AgriLabs, the largest U.S. animal health marketing and distribution business, announced that it has entered into the vaccine manufacturing business with a new USDA-licensed facility in Lincoln, Neb. AgriLabs has also acquired Lincoln-based Antelope Valley Bios and Benchmark Biolabs, and Benchmark’s ownership interest of VaxLiant. With these moves, AgriLabs, along with its new business subsidiaries, now offers complete concept-to-commercialization services for vaccines used in swine, cattle, poultry and other species....More
  • Apr 27, 2016
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    Alltech invests in research in Latin America

    Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, has signed six research alliances in Latin America with four universities and two institutes linked to agricultural research from Brazil, Honduras and Mexico. These research alliances bring together leading experts in their respective fields and the necessary resources to drive industry transformation....More
  • Apr 26, 2016
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    Hypor invests in new technology for swine genetic improvement

    Hypor is growing the number of pigs it tests by 25% with the addition of several Pig Performance feeding stations at its nucleus facility in Abernethy, Saskatchewan. The new Pig Performance feeding stations will be installed by June. “By increasing our feeding stations we’ll be able to collect more phenotypes and make faster genetic improvements for the whole swine industry,” says Hypor Director of Research and Development Abe Huisman....More
  • Apr 26, 2016
    press release

    Pharmgate Animal Health launches Aivlosin 17% Tylvalosin

    Ileitis can have a serious impact on swine producers’ profitability. Ileitis, particularly the chronic form, remains widespread on many swine operations, resulting in poor feed conversion and weight gains. Clinical signs may be subtle or absent; diagnosis by serology or polymerase chain reaction will confirm the presence of the disease. Veterinarians and producers can improve production performance through pig flow management and targeted treatment to reduce this form of the disease, a costly threat....More
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