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GEA Farm Technologies

GEA Farm Technologies invests heavily in data collection applications. The goal of the operation is better insights in each individual dairy cow and significantly reduce unstructured problem messages. GEA Farm Technologies is flourishing. Sales amounted to €457 million in the first three quarters of...

ForFarmers partners with Agrifirm for knowledge exchange

Agrifirm Plant and ForFarmers have signed an agreement pertaining to the knowledge and purchase of artificial fertilisers, crop protection products and sowing seeds. ForFarmers and Agrifirm Plant want to combine the purchase and knowledge of the above-referenced products with the motivation being am...

US: NFU welcomes White House’s historic opening to Cuba

The president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) in the US, Roger Johnson, has applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba. The leaders of the United States and Cuba have agreed to restore diplomatic relations and pla...

Nutriad makes additions to its sales team

Global feed additive company Nutriad has appointed Olaf San as sales manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland and João Paulo Saade as sales coordinator in Brazil . San will be in charge of further developing Nutriad's key product groups Palatability, Digestive performance and Mycotoxin Managemen...

Nominations: WVPA Young Poultry Veterinarian Of The Year

Nominations are now open for the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) Young Poultry Veterinarian of the Year 2015 Award, sponsored by Zoetis. The award, now in its fourth year, is open to qualified poultry veterinarians who are under the age of 35 on January 1, 2015. The winner will be select...

Cobb awards Russian companies for world-class performance

The rapid expansion of the Cobb breed in Russia was reflected in support for the company's latest technical seminar in Sochi, attended by more than 120 people representing over 40% of the country’s poultry industry. In the city where the 2014 Winter Olympics were held Patrick van Trijp, who is respo...

US: NFU welcomes White House’s historic opening to Cuba

The president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) in the US, Roger Johnson, has applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba. The leaders of the United States and Cuba have agreed to restore diplomatic relations and pla...

Larger particles to avoid gastric ulcers in sows

Bit by bit, it becomes clear that sows might have stomach problems without becoming apparent. The only way that is confirmed to positively 
influence stomach health is by 
providing pelleted and 
home-mixed feed with large particles. By Jacob Dall, MSc, technical manager, 
pig nutrition, V...

Energetic new boss aims to inspire many

Earlier in 2014, international feed additives company Novus International presented François Fraudeau as its new president and CEO. Aiming to encourage and challenge his employees, he hopes to achieve 10% market share by 2020. By Roger Abbott "Small farmer's son takes on the world.....

New centre capable of advanced swine research

Nutriquest has opened a new research facility in Minnesota capable of advanced swine research applications. The Ran Research Center, located near Pipestone, Minnesota, can accommodate all aspects of wean to finish swine research. The facility features 2,400 animal finishing spaces, modern design and...

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