Zoetis USA Introduces New AUREOMIX® S Without Penicillin

Zoetis USA Introduces New AUREOMIX® S Without Penicillin

Product update reinforces commitment to responsible use of antibiotics medically important to human health Zoetis announces the availability of AUREOMIX® S — a medicated feed additive that combines the proven safety and therapeutic strength of chlortetracycline and sulfamethazine without...

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Hormel to buy privately-held Applegate Farms for about $775 million

Hormel to buy privately-held Applegate Farms for about $775 million

Hormel Foods Corp. HRL, -0.54% said it has agreed to buy privately-held Applegate Farms LLC for $775 million. Hormel said it expects the deal to be neutral to its 2015 per-share earnings, but to add 7 cents to 8...

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Canadian Bio-Systems announces Philippines market expansion during trade mission

Canadian Bio-Systems announces Philippines market expansion during trade mission

Delivering the leading edge in feed technology to livestock industry customers in the Philippines and other key parts of Southeast Asia is the focus of a new market expansion by Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.). The expansion was announced...

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AP to Launch New EDGE™ Controller For Fail-Safe Management of Pork Production Operations  Advanced New Technology to Debut at 2015 World Pork Expo

AP to Launch New EDGE™ Controller For Fail-Safe Management of Pork Production Operations Advanced New Technology to Debut at 2015 World Pork Expo

EDGE™, an advanced new control system and platform for handling all of the operational functions in a pork production environment, is being launched by AP (Automated Production Systems) at the 2015 World Pork Expo June 3-5 in Des Moines....

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HAMLET PROTEIN announces new expansion of its US factory

HAMLET PROTEIN announces new expansion of its US factory

Following the successful completion of its latest expansion in October 2014, soy protein manufacturer HAMLET PROTEIN announces the next expansion of its US facility in Findlay, OH, due to be commissioned during Q1, 2016. Since its first line in...

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Perception and Reality are very different. Things you need to know about 100% bovine plasma from APC

Perception and Reality are very different. Things you need to know about 100% bovine plasma from APC

PERCEPTION: There is not enough supply of bovine plasma for swine industry use. REALITY: APC has 2 plants in the United States dedicated to the production of 100% bovine AP920 and Appetein plasma products. There is enough production to...

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Iowa State Students Part of National Social Media Campaign

Iowa State Students Part of National Social Media Campaign

Two Iowa State University undergraduate students have spent the past 10 months actively participating in the National Pork Board’s social media campaign, #RealPigFarming. Their efforts help connect consumers with farmers who share their story of pork production on the...

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Cargill $29 million Hedrick, Iowa, pork business feed mill dedication set for May 12

Cargill $29 million Hedrick, Iowa, pork business feed mill dedication set for May 12

New facility is part of nearly $60 million in area investments by Cargill Pork, continuing 150 years of Cargill nourishing people, helping communities thrive; Ottumwa pork facility expands bacon production, doubles capacity Filling the tummies of one million hogs...

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Maximizing Growth Rate – Weaning to Market

Maximizing Growth Rate – Weaning to Market

Author(s): Dr. John Patience Publication Date: January 1, 2003 Reference: Proceedings of the 2003 Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium Country: Canada   Summary: Throughput is important for maximized production. Faster growth rates do not hinder the quality of the pork...

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World Pork Expo is set for June 3-5

World Pork Expo is set for June 3-5

Each year, 20,000 pork producers, their employees and other professionals attend World Pork Expo — the world’s largest pork-specific trade show — to experience three days of innovation. Brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), the...

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Visit PharmBarn.ca Animal Health at the Ontario Pork Congress for a chance to win a Ceramic Pig

Visit PharmBarn.ca Animal Health at the Ontario Pork Congress for a chance to win a Ceramic Pig

  Check out Ontario’s leading Animal Health Warehouse (Pharm Barn Animal Health) at the Ontario Pork Congress Booth # b23 in the Community Centre . PharmBarn.ca has an online catalogue  and invites you to enter a draw for some ceramic pigs a the show.  Staff will be happy to answer any questions .If Visit the

Genesus Global Technical Report,Transferring Genetic Improvement

Genesus Global Technical Report,Transferring Genetic Improvement

Bob Kemp, PhD P.Ag. Vice President Genetic Programs and Research & Development kempb@shaw.ca The rate of genetic change in the nucleus population is the basis by which genetic improvement is measured and evaluated. However maximizing the rate of genetic improvement at the nucleus is only part of the story. The real focus of a genetic

Pork Checkoff Launches Summer Grilling Promotion

Pork Checkoff Launches Summer Grilling Promotion

Grilling season is heating up, and the Pork Checkoff is encouraging Americans to spice up this year’s grilling celebrations with the unexpected flavor of lean, heart-healthy pork cuts through a multi-platform summer promotion. “We know that Americans love to grill, but our research showed that many people aren’t sharing and talking about flavor as much

CME Daily Livestock Report- Pork Daily Market Trends, May 29th 2015

CME Daily Livestock Report- Pork Daily Market Trends, May 29th 2015

Hog futures were higher on Thursday, in part due to the sharp rally in the cattle complex but also reflecting some renewed strength in cash hog markets. Pork cutout values were lower for the day but market participants appear to focus more on cash hog trends. USDA did not quote the IA/MN cash price but

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, May 29th 2015

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services,  May 29th 2015

Exactly What is the Focus of the Hog Trade   Open Interest Rising in Both Fats and Feeders   MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle     Friday May 29, 2015     LEAN HOGS What will the hog market be focused upon today? Yesterday it appeared the trade was solely focused

Utilization of Food to Promote Health Offers Potential to Save Health Care Dollars

Utilization of Food to Promote Health Offers Potential to Save Health Care Dollars

Farmscape for May 29, 2015 Full Interview 6:28 Listen The Vice President Research with the Canadian Nutrition Society suggests, by better utilizing food to promote health, tax dollars currently used to treat chronic disease can be diverted to other uses. The Canadian Nutrition Society’s 2015 annual conference kicked off yesterday in Winnipeg and wraps up

Applegate on Hormel Deal

Applegate on Hormel Deal

Source: Applegate Website Today Applegate announced that we will be acquired by Hormel Foods. The decision may come as a surprise to our customers and many of you may be concerned. On Christmas Eve 2013, I had a stroke. I am recovering well, but I’m still in rehab. As much as I hate to admit

Ag Secretary Issues Statement On U.S. Exports

Ag Secretary Issues Statement On U.S. Exports

Source: USDA news release Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement on the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s third quarter Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. “The strong pace of American agricultural exports continues, with a trade surplus of more than $23 billion, a $1 billion increase from earlier projections for fiscal

Culinary Brands Inc. Recalls Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Culinary Brands Inc. Recalls Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Culinary Brands Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,038 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The pork product was mistakenly mislabeled and may contain the wrong product, a mushroom risotto which contains wheat, a known

Drylet to Showcase Patented Manure Magic at the 2015 World Pork Expo

Drylet to Showcase Patented Manure Magic at the 2015 World Pork Expo

DryLet to Showcase Patented ManureMagic™ at the 2015 World Pork Expo

Failure to Bring COOL Into Compliance Threatens to Negatively Impact Live Hog Markets

Failure to Bring COOL Into Compliance Threatens to Negatively Impact Live Hog Markets

Farmscape for May 29, 2015 Full Interview 7:17 Listen The president of Paragon Economics says failure to bring Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling into compliance with World Trade rules could negatively impact North American live hog markets. On May 18 the World Trade Organization upheld a series of rulings that Mandatory U.S. Country of Origin

Pork professionals from 41 countries will convene at the 2015 World Pork Expo

Pork professionals from 41 countries will convene at the 2015 World Pork Expo

  Twenty thousand pork producers and other professionals from throughout the world will visit World Pork Expo, June 3-5, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), Expo presents the world’s largest pork-specific trade show, educational seminars with the latest information, national youth swine