AgFeed Industries, a large Chinese pork production and animal nutrient company, will form a joint venture with M2P2, a leading U.S. hog production and consulting company. M2P2 operates in six states throughout the U.S. and owns 28,500 sows and finishes 1.2 million market hogs annually.

The joint venture will focus on introducing western modern production methods throughout Asia. The management services will include facility planning, staff training, science based genetics, biosecurity and information systems to upgrade pork production systems in Asia.

The joint venture will be majority owned by AgFeed.

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