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US event cancelled over ASF fears

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US National Pork Producers Council board of directors is canceling the World Pork Expo 2019 in an ‘abundance of caution’ regarding African Swine Fever (ASF).

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Study examines potential role of feed in ASF spread

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

African swine fever may be orally transmittable in plant-based feeds and liquids, although higher doses of the virus are needed to generate infection from feeds, says researcher.

Conversations about careers: Nutritionist at a feed firm

Conversations about careers: Nutritionist at a feed firm

By Jane Byrne

Emily Frehen-van Calmthout has just hit the seven year mark as a nutritionist at leading Dutch feed company, ABZ Diervoeding. She is also a PhD Candidate at Wageningen University, Animal Nutrition. We spoke to her to get a sense of her educational achievements...

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Reports from IPPE

Novus on preparing a young animal’s immune system and gut

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Understanding producer challenges and efforts to develop responses in areas like gut health, maternal nutrition, ingredient quality and immune functioning drive Novus forward, say executives.