Feb 27

A different approach to PEDv

A different approach to PEDv

With the continued spread of PEDv (Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus), biosecurity measures have been reaffirmed as the main precautions producers can take against the virus. But what else should producers take a look at?

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Nov 11

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated Dr. Simon M. Shane

Dr. Mike Appley of Kansas State University is conducting trials on calves and piglets to determine whether therapeutic administration of antibiotics is effective and whether drug-resistant strains can be demonstrated in these farm animals.

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Oct 21

Alltech Serdan Leads the Way in Solid State Fermentation

Alltech Serdan Leads the Way in Solid State Fermentation

Alltech’s solid state fermentation facility in Serdan, Mexico isn’t reinventing the wheel. But it does have the wheel rolling faster than it has rolled before.

The facility produces two main products: Allzyme SSF and De-Odorase. It’s a state-of-the-art production facility with about 200 employees that produces several thousand tons of Allzyme SSF every year. It’s one of the largest facilities of its kind in the world.

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Oct 03

October is National Pork Month!

Categories: Pig, Pigs, Swine
October is National Pork Month!

October may be the month of candy, costumes, and trick-or-treating, but it is also the month of pork. October is National Pork Month in the US. Traditionally, this was the time of the year when pigs were to be marketed. Now we use this time of the year to thank producers for everything they do for the agriculture industry.

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