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Pig Health Today launches mobile app

As seen in PigHealthtoday.com Pig Health Today, the world’s only news website focused entirely on swine health, welfare and sustainability, has partnered with sponsor Zoetis to launch a mobile app for Apple and Android devices. The app allows veterinarians, nutritionists, producers and other pig-health professionals to quickly access the latest developments from the world of

AgriLabs® Develops Master Seeds for Adenovirus Vectored Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccines

AgriLabs® today announced that it has developed a set of master seeds for a replication-deficient human adenovirus vector that expresses select genes for several different serotypes of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV).   Although existing FMD vaccines are available in the U.S. and elsewhere, these new seeds are the first to use a live adenovirus as

USDA Issues: “Farm Income And Wealth Statistics” Report.

hese are the latest U.S. farm sector income and wealth statistics data. The data include historical U.S. and State-level farm income and wealth estimates, as well as U.S.-level forecasts for the current calendar year. These data are released three times a year: in February, August, and November. The U.S.-level calendar-year forecast is first provided in

Yeske: Provide better pig care — one animal at a time

As seen in PigHealthtoday.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download Taking time to walk the pens, make eye contact with each pig and pull the sick ones for individual care seems to conflict with the basic tenets and efficiencies of population medicine. “It is a big task, but we feel it’s a very important

Pork Producers Encouraged to Step Up Involvement in National Swine Health Programming

Farmscape for November 14, 2017 Full Interview 6:41 Listen The Canadian Pork Council is encouraging pork producers to become more involved in and aware of national swine health programs to guard against the growing threat caused by PRRS. PRRS virus creates respiratory and reproductive challenges in pigs causing significant mortality and morbidity and has been

Minnesota Hutterite Colony diversifies to build on success

Source: Agrinews Dan Kleinsasser of the Golden Valley Hutterite Colony near Ryegate, Mont. looks over hardware in stock Valley Steel, LLC. The new venture builds custom steel siding and roofing products. Last spring, members of the Golden Valley Hutterite Colony plowed under their lentil field and on the land began construction of a manufacturing plant.

Getting pigs off to a good start with better gut health

 As seen in PigHealthtoday.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download Improved education of caretakers is one way pork producers can help ensure their pigs have a healthy gut and get off to a good start, Noel Garbes, DVM, technical services veterinarian, Zoetis, told Pig Health Today. There’s plenty of knowledge and discussion about the

USMEF Elects New Officer Team

On Nov. 7, 2014, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) concluded its annual Strategic Planning Conference in Arlington, Virginia, with election of new officers. Leann Saunders of Castle Rock, Colorado, is USMEF chair, succeeding Mark Jagels of Davenport, Nebraska. Saunders is co-founder and president of Where Food Comes From, an agricultural and food verification and

U.S. Pork Industry Announcement Accelerates Need for New Canadian Programming

Farmscape for November 2, 2017 Full Interview 8:04 Listen The Vice President Technical Programs and Marketing Services with Canada Pork International says a recent U.S. pork industry announcement that it is moving forward with the development of a new quality based grading system for pork accelerates the need for the development of such as system

Acord, Zack Honored at USAHA

The United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) recently wrapped up its 121st Annual Meeting in San Diego, welcoming nearly 1300 individuals from around the country and abroad to address key issues in animal health. The meeting is a joint event with the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, held each fall. Highlighting the event was

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