Goldberg to Receive IFAMA Service Award

John Davis

A man described as a visionary is being honored for his 60-year career teaching, working with industry, research and international development in agribusiness. The International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) will recognize Dr. Ray Goldberg as its Distinguished Service Award recipient on June 16, 2015 at the 25th Annual IFAMA World Conference President’s Award Dinner in St. Paul, Minnesota. …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, IFAMA, Novus International

The Novus Enzyme Portfolio

Jamie Johansen

Ajay Bhoyar is the Global Poultry Marketing Manager for Novus International and I got to chat with him during last week’s International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. Enzymes were at the forefront of the Novus experience when you walked through their booth on the expo floor. Ajay talked about the importance of their presence at the event and …

Agribusiness, IPPE, Novus International, Nutrition, Poultry

Novus Shares Enzyme Research

Jamie Johansen

During the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), Dr. Jeffery Escobar, who heads up the physiology research at Novus International, headlined the Novus Forum on the protease enzyme. “Protease is an enzyme that creates proteins. It will take protein into either peptides or amino acids and is ultimately what the animals are going to use for growth and to …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Nutrition

Novus Strives for Solutions, Service & Sustainability

Jamie Johansen

Novus International’s CEO, Francois Fraudeau, has been in the drivers seat about a year now and I caught up with him in their booth at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, GA. Looking into the future, Francois hit on some very important strategic goals for the company. “The strategy for Novus will be to keep investing in …

Agribusiness, Animal Agriculture, IPPE, Novus International, Nutrition, Poultry

Sustainable Nutrition Solutions from Novus

Jamie Johansen

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is well underway and the Novus International team was out in full force to share key elements in their sustainable nutrition solutions for the animal protein industry. I spoke with Ed Galo, Managing Director for Novus in North America, and he said that beyond presenting their sustainable nutrition solutions to customers they were …

Agribusiness, Animal Agriculture, IPPE, Novus International, Nutrition, Sustainability

Novus International Names New CEO

Cindy Zimmerman

The Board of Directors for Novus International has named François Fraudeau as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. He replaces Thad Simons who is officially retiring as CEO and will become the Senior Executive Advisor to the Board. “The Board is grateful for the tremendous leadership and guidance provided by Thad over his many years with Novus,” said …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Novus International

Pork Production Summit at IPPE

Cindy Zimmerman

The VIV International Pork Production Summit was held as part of the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) last week in Atlanta and one of the presenters was Dr. Jeffrey Escobar of Novus International. Dr. Escobar discussed in detail “Nutrient digestibility and gut health” as well as “Organic trace mineral bioavailability and functional effects in animals” – topics he addressed …

Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Pork, Swine

IFAMA and the African Connection

Cindy Zimmerman

Africa’s agriculture and agribusiness future is at the top of the world’s food and economic growth agendas, so it is appropriate that the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) will hold its annual Symposium and World Forum in Cape Town this year. “We’re really looking to highlight the needs for agribusiness development and education and careers throughout the African …

Agribusiness, Audio, IFAMA, International, IPPE, Novus International

Poultry Part of Novus Past, Present and Future

Cindy Zimmerman

The vision of Novus International is to help feed the world affordable, wholesome food and achieve a higher quality of life, a global viewpoint that provides the company with a firm foundation in the past and optimism for the future, according to chief information officer and vice president of operations Scott Hine. “It’s something that’s stood the test of time …

Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Benefits of Novus MINTREX

Cindy Zimmerman

Last fall, Novus International received an important designation for chelated trace mineral products MINTREX® Zn, MINTREX® Cu and MINTREX® Mn from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), which determined they have met compliance requirements for use in organic production. At last week’s International Production and Processing Expo, I spoke with Novus director for North America business Ed Galo about MINTREX …

Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo