Animal Ag Alliance Teleconference

Today the Animal Agriculture Alliance hosted a teleconference with various third-party experts to discuss industry improvements presented in the report “Advances in Animal Agriculture; What the Center for a Livable Future, Pew Commission and Others Aren’t Telling You About Food Production.” (pdf) Third-party experts on the call included: Dr. Richard Raymond, former Under Secretary, Food Safety Inspection Service, United States …

BIVI North Carolina Health Seminar

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica (BIVI) held its annual North Carolina Health Seminar for swine producers in this important region August 16-18 at Wrightsville Beach. The event featured several speakers who addressed some of the significant issues addressed producers today. BIVI NC Swine Seminar Photo Album New executive director of the swine business for BIVI – PEDv Update for Swine Producers – …

Elanco Expands Committment in China

Elanco is investing approximately $100 million to purchase a minority equity stake in China Animal Healthcare Ltd., one of the leading players in the animal health industry in the People’s Republic of China. The investment expands Elanco’s commitment to China, with the goal of providing innovative, safety-enhancing food production solutions to help meet the growing food demands and nutritional needs …

NOVUS Launches Podcast Series

St. Louis, Missouri, November 18, 2009 — Novus International Inc., a global leader in animal health and nutrition announces the launch of a bi-weekly podcast series titled, “What’s New with Novus”. The first podcast was made available November 18, 2009 on iTunes, Zune and www.novusint.com/podcasts for download or streaming. The topics of “What’s New with Novus” will focus on issues …

National Renewable Energy Radio Show Launches From Miami

Miami, FL (July 8, 2009 – AgNewsWire) – Pure Energy, the first national radio show dedicated to the business of renewable energy, is launching from the Miami studios of 880 The Biz (WZAB) on Monday, July 13, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. Pure Energy is hosted by noted energy expert Sean O’Hanlon, Executive Director of the American Biofuels Council (ABC). …

AFBF Launches Conversations on Animal Care Initiative

WASHINGTON D.C., July 23, 2008 — To address consumer concerns about the care provided to farm animals in the production of meat, milk and eggs, the American Farm Bureau Federation has launched the Conversations on Animal Care initiative. Conversations on Animal Care is a comprehensive effort that supports farmers and ranchers who are eager to engage consumers in a positive dialogue …

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health Introduces Onset(TM) 5 IN Vaccine

MILLSBORO, Del. (July 28, 2008) – Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health announces the availability of Onset 5 IN, the first intranasally administered, five-way modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine for healthy cattle 3 to 8 days and older. Onset 5 IN is designed to stimulate at the site of infection an immune response to Bovine Virus Diarrhea (BVD) Type 1 and Type 2, Infectious …

Study Shows That Parasite Control Pays

DULUTH, Ga — July 17, 2008 (AgNewsWire) — In hard economic times, cutting corners can become a rule instead of an exception. As the cattle industry faces rapidly rising input costs, producers should make every dollar count. According to a recent study from Iowa State University,1 one place producers cannot afford to cut is in their parasite control program. The …

UC-Davis Livestock Producer Survey

(DAVIS, CA, 5-Sep-07 – AgNewsWire) In the wake of the recent foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in the UK, researchers at the Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance (CADMS) at UC Davis, are calling upon livestock producers to participate in an online survey. The goal of the survey is to collect information for a computer simulation model that will help predict …

NIAA ID/INFO EXPO Final Day

(Kansas City, MO – AgNewsWire) (Kansas City, MO – AgNewsWire) The final day of the ID/INFO EXPO 2007 on Thursday, August 30 looked at the future for traceability and wrapped up the event. Included in this document are three of the day’s concluding presentations. http://www.animalagriculture.org/id/IDINFOEXPO2007/index.htm Full Release

NIAA ID/INFO EXPO – Bruce Knight

(Kansas City, MO – AgNewsWire) (Kansas City, MO – AgNewsWire) Included in this document are links to today’s presentation by Bruce Knight, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, an interview with Knight by Cindy Zimmerman on his major points, and several photos. A summary of Mr. Knight’s remarks will be available at www.animalagriculture.org on Friday. One final media …