The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

We share a mutual goal with our partners: moving the industry forward. That starts with supporting our partners and helping them raise their bottom line. Sharing perspectives and insights, together, we can move the industry forward.

Acuity Genetics and Topigs Norsvin USA: Partners or Competitors?

By Clint Schwab, Ph.D. | October 25, 2021

An Interview with John Eggert, Ph.D. Every company is different. Every customer is different. We’ve had a lot of questions about why we have started this unique partnership. My answer: Our…

The value of our people

By Ian Brooke | October 5, 2021

An Interview with Jon Hoek, President of Summit SmartFarms Two common industry issues: labor and information overload. To alleviate any issue, you need an actionable plan. We’ve partnered with Summit…

Genetic decisions with all the information

By Caleb Shull, Ph.D. | June 16, 2021

You don’t know what you didn’t ask. Outcomes are always measured within farms. However, there isn’t typically a large depth and breadth to that measurement to identify the real influencers of those outcomes. Noting this industry gap, Acuity sought out partnerships with commercial producers to establish and develop unique technology centers.

Open-source data drives every 21st century business, why not the pork industry?

By Clint Schwab, Ph.D. | June 3, 2021

DNA is the rawest — but highest potential — investment to differentiate the pork we produce. Working with partners opens opportunities for shared learnings to move the pace of business forward, faster.

Genetic progress with certainty

By Tamar Crum, Ph.D. | May 12, 2021

The use of genomics is a key factor in Acuity’s genetic development programs. Learn more about how Acuity’s implementation of genomics leads to an increase in accuracy for targeted traits.

Linking Fertility and Performance

By Amanda Minton, MS | April 9, 2021

With Acuity’s approach to genetic verification through their Commercial Test Herd, there is an opportunity to gather that individual boar fertility data — outside of the baseline motility and morphology parameters. Learn more about how Acuity evaluates fertility when selecting the best sires for a production environment.

Meet Ian

Meet Ian Brooke

By Acuity Genetics | March 12, 2021

Ian’s background in the swine industry fueled his passion for swine genetics and led him to join the Maschhoffs in 2011. In his role with Acuity, he will be focused on creating a strong, healthy supply chain of the best genetics for each customer. Learn more about his point of view.

The Acuity Differentiator: Ensuring Predictable Performance

By Justin Fix, Ph.D. | February 5, 2021

As genetic potential sets the ceiling for production output, ensuring predictable performance is crucial for commercial success and profitability. Acuity’s commercial test herd ensures that by validating and assessing genetic potential by utilizing pen by sire trails and rigorous testing and evaluation.

Making Genetics Accessible

By Justin Fix, Ph.D. | January 11, 2021

Our priority is to ensure accessible, viable genetics that move the industry forward. Learn more about how we use insights and partnerships to drive genetic progress.

Meet Justin Fix, Ph.D.

By Acuity Genetics | December 9, 2020

Justin Fix has spent his career in swine production; each career move has grown his perspective on generating value. He brings his unique production vantage point to Acuity. With both the Acuity team and the Acuity genetic lines, Justin focuses on supporting producers to bring value to the swine industry. Learn more about his perspective.

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