May 15th, 2007 Highlighting Five Key Pork Industry Innovations
During World Pork Expo. will feature five offerings essential to the swine industry during world Pork Expo, June 7,8,9 in Des Moines, Iowa at the State Fair Grounds. will have a booth in the Varied Industries Building – Booth # 575, drop by. From swine software to human resources, and market information to real estate, has an experienced team, expertise, and knowledge to help swine producers and processors pro-actively and efficiently meet your day-to-day business challenges.

PigCHAMP – the global leader in providing software and knowledge services to the pork industry – will be featuring its newly updated Care brand Windows-based software programs. Care is setting new standards for pork production record keeping and data analysis. When partnered with the Care instant Data System of hand-held data collection systems, PigCHAMP provides unparalleled value for pork production profitability potential. During World Pork, PigCHAMP will also be featuring its BenchMarking services which provide an excellent way for pork producers to gauge performance against industry standards.

The Risk Management team, Victor Aideyan and Moe Agostino, will be on hand to discuss and review marketing, risk management and hedging strategies for hog operations. Victor and Moe, currently risk manage over 1.6 million market hogs across North America. In addition to discussing marketing, risk management and hedging strategies, hog operators can also set up appointments with Victor and Moe to discuss input cost price management strategies, a vital component of business management practices during volatile and variable commodity prices. Contact 877-438-5729 ext 5041 to set up a private consultation and you could win a one-year Standard Service Program Subscription to support your marketing decision making. will be on hand to help those active in the swine industry best meet their Human Resources needs, from hiring to retention, and training to compensation. recently completed its Compensation Benchmark Review for the swine industry. Learn some of the insights from this year’s Review, and find out how you can participate in the next swine Compensation Benchmark Review.

Looking to buy or sell a swine property? Real Estate will be on hand to provide expert advice on effectively marketing real estate property. Find out if there are swine properties for sale in your region, and what they are currently listing for.

Have an empty truck trailer, trying to find a load after your delivery? Visit the booth to ask for more information about AgFreight and how it can help you ensure you never travel with an empty trailer again.

Need to know the latest market prices? Trying to find weather information? It can all be found at one place Visit the, booth 575, to learn more about all of the swine resources available to you through the portal. More than 20,000 farmers a day visit -- drop by the booth to find out why.

About Ltd. is a leading provider of innovative information products and services for the global agriculture and food industries. can be accessed through its internationally recognized agriculture information portal, which has business services and resources for more than 20,000 agribusiness professionals and livestock and crop producers who use it each day. The family includes -- the leading human resources website for the agriculture and food industry; and PigCHAMP, Inc. ( -- the leading swine industry software and knowledge management company, as well as a Risk Management, a crop and livestock marketing advisory service to producers across North America that assists producers in effectively addressing their price risk management. operates across North America with offices in Ames, Iowa; Clinton, North Carolina; Fresno, California; and Guelph and London, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit:
Joe Dales Ltd.
(877) 438-5729 x5013