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NPPC Capital Update for the week ending May 19th 2017

NPPC SUPPORTS NEW REGULATORY REFORM LEGISLATION NPPC this week joined more than 50 agriculture organizations in a letter supporting regulatory reform legislation. The “Regulatory Accountability Act,” introduced by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., calls for significantly higher federal agency scrutiny of new rules before they can be proposed, including a cost-benefit analysis

AgriLabs® Delivers Innovation with New Custom Vaccine Option for Swine

Proprietary production processes, adjuvant technology anchor new offering AgriLabs® today announced the introduction of a new innovative custom vaccine option for swine veterinarians and producers. AgriLabs custom vaccines combine the benefits of herd-specific autogenous vaccines with proprietary production processes and ENABL® adjuvant technology designed to improve vaccine performance. “The custom vaccine market has seen little

Chemical composition and physicochemical characteristics of feed ingredients and effects on in vitro digestibility of DM

Diego Navarro, a Ph. D. candidate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory, presents the results of an experiment to determine the chemical composition and physicochemical characteristics of eight feed ingredients, and to calculate their effects on in vitro ileal and total tract digestibility of dry matter. Adapted from a presentation at the 2017 ASAS Midwestern

Statement of NPPC President Ken Maschhoff on USDA Establishing an Undersecretary for Trade

NPPC is very pleased that Secretary Perdue is establishing within USDA an undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, a position that we and others in agriculture fought to get included in the 2014 Farm Bill.   Clearly, the Trump administration recognizes the importance of exports to U.S. agriculture, which has a trade surplus. The

1st Qtr: Zoetis’ Sales Up 6%, Net Income Up 17%

To view the complete report, click here. Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 and reaffirmed its guidance for full year 2017. The company reported revenue of $1.2 billion for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 6% compared with the first quarter of 2016. Net income

Free Resource Guide Available for Illinois EPA Livestock Rules

Illinois livestock farmers have a new resource to help them better understand environmental regulations, improve their environmental performance and ultimately help them stay in business.   A free resource guide to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Livestock Rules is available in a swine, beef and dairy version. The Resource Guide helps clarify and simplify

1st Qtr: Eli Lilly’s Sales Up 7%, Net Income Up 18%

Source: Eli Lilly news release To view the complete report, click here. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2017. Certain financial information for 2017 and 2016 is presented on both a reported and a non-GAAP basis. Some numbers in this press release may not add due

Sandy Creek Lane Sow Farm Tour Attracts Over 500 Visitors

Sandy Creek Lane sow farm in Marshall County welcomed the community to an Open House on April 26. The farm, which consists of three barns, sits on five acres of land Northwest of Wenona and will be home to 5,600 sows. Once the farm is in full swing, it will provide for 21 full time

Enzymes and Processing Can Increase Digestibility of Fibre Boosting Positive Nutritional Effects

Farmscape for April 26, 2017 Full Interview 8:05 Listen A researcher with the Prairie Swine Centre says the use of enzymes or various processing methods can allow pork producers to capture the benefits of increasing levels of fibre in swine diets while mitigating the negative effects. The Utilization of Fibre Rich Diets was discussed yesterday

EW Nutrition Announces Key Hires To Its Swine, Poultry Teams

EW Nutrition is proud to announce that Mark Johnson has joined the company as Senior Swine Key Account Manager. Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in this field. Johnson will be responsible for product sales to the US swine industry focusing on swine integrators and feed manufacturers. He was previously with Kent Feeds.

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