2017 World Pork Expo

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Pork Producers Council, (NPPC) hosts the annual event which features the world’s largest pork-specific trade show, educational seminars, youth and open swine shows, market outlook sessions and lots of pork. NPPC expects about 20,000 producers and pork professionals, including more than 1,000 international guests. Nearly 450 companies from North America, Asia and Europe will display the latest products, …

audio, Livestock, Pork, World Pork Expo

Aptimmune Launches Barricade

Jamie Johansen

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for Aptimmune’s Launch of Barricade. 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 …

agribusiness, Animal Health, audio, Livestock, Pork, swine

2017 International Production & Processing Expo

Lizzy Schultz

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), sponsored by Novus International . Formally known as the International Poultry Expo, the event has expanded in recent years to become the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat and feed industries, with a focus on innovation, education, networking, and expanding the global reach of …

audio, IPPE, Livestock, Novus International, Pork, Poultry

NPB State of the Industry Press Conference

Joanna Schroeder

The National Pork Board hosted a media teleconference this morning to address the current state of U.S. pork production, highlight current market trends, and define the impact these trends are having on America’s 60,000 pork producers. Speaking on the call were Jan Archer, National Pork Board president, Len Steiner, Steiner Consulting Group, Patrick Fleming, Director, Market Intelligence and Innovation for …

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Antibiotics Topic of Latest AnimalAgCast

Joanna Schroeder

In the latest AnimalAgCast, Lizzy Schultz speaks with Dr. Dave Pyburn, Vice President of Science and Technology for the National Pork Board, to discuss the organization’s ongoing commitment to antibiotic stewardship. Antibiotics have become a major point of interest in the livestock industry following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to enact Guidance for Industry #209 and #213, and …

Animal AgCast, audio, Pork, swine

Thousands Descend on Iowa State Fairgrounds for #WPX16

Joanna Schroeder

The 2016 World Pork Expo is underway and 20,000 global pork producers and other professionals are expected to make their way through the barns and trade show at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. To kick things off,  the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) hosted a press conference to discuss key issues impacting pork producers across the county. …

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I AM USFRA Features Brad Greenway

Joanna Schroeder

The latest edition of I AM USFRA features Brad Greenway of Mitchell, South Dakota who owns a wean-to-finish operation that markets 6,400 hogs annually. He also raises corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa on 1,700 acres, and is proud to be able to serve as vice chairman of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) to represent the National Pork Board. …

audio, Pork, USFRA

Pork Checkoff Presser on Hog and Pig Report

Joanna Schroeder

The Pork Checkoff hosted a news media conference call following the USDA’s Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on Friday, March 25, 2016. Three distinguished agricultural economists: Dr. Scott Brown, Extension Livestock Economist, the University of Missouri, Dr. Lee Schultz, Livestock Economist, Iowa State University, and Altin Kalo, Senior Analyst, Steiner Consulting Group, were on hand to give their reactions to …

audio, Pork, swine

Ceva U.S. Swine Launch

Joanna Schroeder

Attendees arriving early for the 47th annual American Association of Swine Veterinarians meeting in New Orleans were offered an introduction to Ceva Animal Health, the Ceva Swine Division and scientific presentations during an event on February 26. Ceva Animal Health, an international company with U.S. headquarters in Kansas City, announced its entry into the swine business in 2015. Ceva U.S. …

Animal Health, audio, Pork, swine