The increasing number of disease outbreaks are spurring the U.S. pork industry’s focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs).
A University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture researcher’s efforts to understand how exposure to top soil affects the gut microbiome and feed efficiency in pigs have earned him a $500,000 grant from USDA.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Kemin Industries acquires equity position in Aptimmune Biologics and created Kemin Biologics. Vetagro announces a landmark sponsorship with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research for its Fellow Program.
Nursery pig research requires less feed, provides easier replication and needs less time to complete. Finishing pig research takes more time and pigs to find small, but important, differences in performance.
Rice bran is high in unsaturated fatty acids, but limited information is available about effects of rice bran on growth performance of growing-finishing pigs. A new UI study provides this information for the first time.
PMI has identified three trends it says may shape the feed additive market, launches the company's new look and feel; Diamond V’s research team recently welcomed Bucky Gwartney, Director, Protein Food Safety Research.