Novus Hosts 1st Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable

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The first Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable, hosted by Novus International, Inc., brought together swine experts from Italy, Spain, and Latin America to discuss the various challenges facing swine nutrition and early piglet development. “The topic of early piglet development has been a constant priority in the industry around the world, but taking this globally-relevant portion of swine production down to …

Agribusiness, Novus International, Nutrition, Swine

U.S. Red Meat Exports Maintain Strong Pace in January

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According to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), January exports of U.S. beef and pork were up significantly year-over-year, maintaining the solid momentum established in the fourth quarter of 2016. Beef exports totaled 96,488 metric tons, up 17 percent from a year ago, valued at $515.5 million – up 18 percent and the …

Ag Group, Beef, Cattle, Meat, Pork, Swine, USMEF

Ocean Harvest Tech Launches OceanFeed Swine™

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Ocean Harvest Technology, a global company producing patent-protected animal feed solutions centered on the bioactive ingredients present in different seaweeds, has launched its flagship product OceanFeed Swine™ in North America. “As the first patented, all-natural, seaweed-based, animal feed ingredient, OceanFeed is already being utilized by farmers around the world to improve the health of animals and we are delighted to …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Swine

Students Awarded Pork Industry Scholarships

Jamie Johansen

During the 2017 National Pork Industry Forum, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) awarded scholarships to 10 college students who intend to pursue careers in the pork industry. The 2017 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship is sponsored by CME Group and the National Pork Industry Foundation. The 2017 winners of the $2,500 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarships are: …

Ag Group, NPPC, scholarship, Swine

Aptimmune’s Barricade, A Vaccine Formulation Tech for Pigs

Jamie Johansen

Founded in 2010 by Dr. Federico Zuckermann, Aptimmune Biologics has meshed together some of the best in class technologies into a product able to deliver revolutionary results to producers. Barricade is the latest in vaccine formulation technology brought to producers exclusively by Aptimmune. Launched as an autogenous product, the intranasal mucosal inactivated vaccine for PRRS, brings together the best concepts …

AASV, Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, Pig, Pork, PRRS, Research, Swine, Technology, Vaccine

Novus Hosts Next Gen Swine Nutritionist Council

Jamie Johansen

Last week, Novus International hosted the inaugural meeting of the Next Generation Swine Nutritionist Council. The council was formed this year upon recognizing that up-and-coming nutritionists in the swine industry need resources for non-company career development, professional skill training, think tanks and networking. Novus’s Dr. Yulin Ma came up with the idea and said, “After spending time talking to my …

Agribusiness, enzymes, Feed, Novus International, Nutrition, Swine

Apply for the #PigFarmer2017 Award

Jamie Johansen

Applications are now open for the National Pork Board next America’s Pig Farmer of The Year. Apply through March 13 for the opportunity to be recognized a U.S. pork producer who demonstrates excellence in raising pigs using the We Care ethical principles and in sharing your story with the public. Last fall, Brad Greenway, a pig farmer from Mitchell, South …

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Ceva Swine Assembling Right Elements

Cindy Zimmerman

The Ceva Swine Health team is assembled at the Iowa Pork Congress this week to explain how they put together the right elements to address specific disease problems for producers. Among the products they have been talking about is Chronomate™ (altrenogest), which facilitates synchronization of estrus in sexually mature gilts that have had at least one estrous cycle, and new …

Animal Health, Ceva, Swine

Ceva Introduces GleptoForte™ to U.S. Swine Industry

Cindy Zimmerman

While attending the Iowa Pork Congress this week, Ceva Animal Health was pleased to announce the availability of GleptoForte™ (gleptoferron injection) 200 mg per 1 mL dose of iron for use in the United States to prevent and treat anemia due to iron deficiency in baby pigs. Ceva Swine Business director Gary Robertson and Matt Kocher, Director of Marketing Swine …

Animal Health, Ceva, Swine

Cargill Reports What Pigs Eat Matters to Millennials

Jamie Johansen

According to a Cargill Feed4Thought consumer survey, millennial consumers say what pigs eat has a strong influence on their pork-buying habits. The survey, which polled more than 2,000 people in the U.S. and Spain, found that 43% of American millennials say that a pig’s diet influences their purchasing decisions. In Spain, the second-largest pork-producing country in Europe, the number was …

Agribusiness, Cargill, Feed, Nutrition, Pork, Swine