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  • Jul 14, 2015

    One man takes stand for animal agriculture

    One Indiana family's battle to build a hog finishing unit is setting up to be a battle for all of animal agriculture....More
  • Jul 13, 2015
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    Smithfield launches website focused on delivering its mission of ‘Good food. Responsibly.’

    Smithfield Foods Inc. announced today that it has launched a new corporate website detailing the company’s ongoing efforts to be a sustainable consumer packaged goods company. The new website,, houses an array of information about the company, its branded products, and sustainability initiatives. The website merges together the previous and the company’s sustainability website,, which has been discontinued....More
  • Jul 9, 2015
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    Topigs Norsvin invests in new AI stud in Minnesota

    Topigs Norsvin has formed a partnership, Skylab LLP, with AI Partners of Morris, Minn., to construct a 335-head state-of-the-art boar stud. The investment by Topigs Norsvin USA will be over $1 million. The stud will contain both terminal and maternal lines. Mike Terrill, CEO Topigs Norsvin USA, states, “Our business success and strong relationship with AI Partners, and the continued demand for our products, propelled our decision to make this strategic investment.’’...More
  • Jul 8, 2015
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    NutriQuest welcomes new director of technical sales and service

    Jeff Hansen, Ph.D., has joined the company as director of Technical Sales and Service – Swine....More
  • Jul 8, 2015
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    Sexing Technologies acquires Fast Genetics

    Sexing Technologies, the global livestock reproductive services innovator, will acquire swine genetics leader Fast Genetics from Hylife with an anticipated closing date of July 21. The deal will allow the introduction of sex sorted sperm to the swine industry.   The acquisition will bring accelerated genetic improvement at Fast Genetics by skewing gender ratio in its nucleus farms and through leveraging high-index males to service more females via deep uterine and low-dose semen technology....More
  • Jul 8, 2015
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    Dynamic livestock feed products launched for Southeast Asia

    A new era is underway to supercharge the feed value returns of livestock operations in the Philippines and other key parts of Southeast Asia. Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. and distribution partner AgriPro Premier Nutrition Inc. jointly announced the official launch of two innovative feed enzyme technology products, custom-formulated for livestock industry customers in the region....More
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