Ceva Focuses on Vaccine Development

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The Ceva Animal Health Scientific Services Investigative Unit (SSIU) could be called the CSI of the animal health world because they operate the same way – scientifically solving mysteries and getting the bad guys. “We are a connection between our R&D group and our customer and through that connection we solve problems for our customer,” said Ceva Scientific Services Director …

Animal Health, Audio, Ceva, Vaccine, Video

New Holland 1st Cut Winner – Tyler Egeland

Chuck Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Here’s a first in a series of interviews with the winners of the New Holland 1st Cut Competition. I spoke by phone with Tyler Egeland of Iowa who submitted a very creative photo into the contest. Tyler proposes to his girl friend by cutting the words, “Lauren, will you marry me?” into an alfalfa field using a New Holland Speedrower. …

Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Audio, award, dairy farming, Forage, Hay, New Holland, Silage

Acres and Avenues Connects Consumers To Dairy

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Dairy Management Inc.(DMI) has launched “Acres + Avenues,” an initiative to protect and grow public trust in dairy, to advance the conversation and help people reconnect with dairy farmers who producers. Acres and Avenues is a three episode web series, featuring seven and a half minute videos, and works to reveal the shared values and parallels in the lives of …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Company Announcement, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Management Inc., Technology, World Dairy Expo

Help Celebrate 50 Years of World Dairy Expo

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

The 2015 World Dairy Expo was kickoff to a year of celebration. Next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the international event and one way to reflect on those successful years is in a commemorative book. “We Need a Show” co-editors Steve Larson and Corey Geiger took time to chat with me about their vision and collaborative efforts to …

Ag Group, Audio, books, Dairy, World Dairy Expo

Dairy Goat Producers Represented at WDE

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

The Wisconsin branch of the American Dairy Goat Association(ADGA) made a presence among the cattlemen at the 2015 World Dairy Expo. Representatives were busy discussing the industry’s upcoming events, including the ADGA Annual Convention held in Boise, ID later this month, and the annual fall conference for the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association(WDGA), held this week in Arlington, WI at the …

ADGA, Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Breeding, Dairy, Dairy Goats, World Dairy Expo

Dairy Last Deal Made in TPP

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The last piece of the Trans Pacific Partnership puzzle to fall into place early Monday morning was dairy, with the holdout coming from demands for increased market access by Australia and New Zealand. “The extraordinary thing about dairy products…is that New Zealand has only two and a half percent of world dairy production and roughly one third of world trade,” …

Audio, Dairy, Government, International, Trade

Ceva Continues Facility Expansion

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

The root of Ceva Animal Health USA lies in Biomune, the vaccine manufacturing company in Lenexa, Kansas it acquired in 2005. “When we originally purchased Ceva Biomune we had a vision for where this (company) could go,” said Daryl Pint, Ceva Biomune CEO, during a tour of the facilities for swine industry media. “Ceva has purchased 27 companies over the …

Animal Health, Audio, Ceva, Swine

Vetericyn Pinkeye Spray Requires No Withdrawal

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Results from a study on Vetericyn Plus™ Pinkeye Spray recently completed by Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine shows a significant reduction in both pain scores and lesion size, and finds no need to require a withdrawal period from the product for lactating cows. The Auburn University study found that dairy calves treated with Vetericyn Plus™ Pinkeye Spray had an …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Biotech, Dairy, Research, Vetericyn, Veterinary, World Dairy Expo

Ceva Animal Health is Growing

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Ceva Animal Health is set on becoming a major player in the swine industry within the next five years. The global company was just created in 2000 in France, and the North American operations started in only 2005, but already Ceva has experienced a five fold growth increase. Craig Wallace, Ceva CEO and North American Zone Director, says growth in …

Animal Health, Audio, Ceva, Swine

Purina Launches Amplicalf Program

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Purina Animal Nutrition has introduced the AMPLI-CALF® Program: a feeding program for calves proven by an eight year research study to increase first lactation milk production performance by as much as 2,740 pounds. The research, conducted at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center from April 2007 to October 2014, obtained data from 162,577 lactation observations and studied 650 animals. The data …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Audio, Calves, Dairy, Feed, Land O'Lakes, Nutrition, Research, Uncategorized, World Dairy Expo