Insights, Services and Products to Support Your Operation
Cargill wants to help you build your best pork system. We integrate nutrition expertise and industry-leading technology with hands-on guidance to help you achieve your production and business goals.
As you work to formulate the right diet at the right cost to achieve your system goals, it's vital to understand the nutrients you make available from sows through the nursery and finisher phases. Through the use of Cargill Nutrition System and other tools, we'll help you analyze the nutrients in your ingredients and to find the right supplier in the most thorough and accurate way possible.
Through science, technology and on-farm expertise, Cargill supports ingredient sourcing and nutrient analysis, whether you need complete feed, premix or concentrates.
Software to manage sampling
Understand nutrient trends of ingredients
Connects nutrients to formulation systems
Part of the Cargill Nutrition Cloud
Find supplier detail combined with ingredient availability, diet content and cost modelled into multiple feeding scenarios with a ‘what if’ feature to help us guide you towards the best decisions for your production and profit goals.
- Analysis to show relative value of different suppliers of an ingredient specific to your diet and freight
- Available as a self-serve portal or with consulting support from Cargill
- Part of the Cargill Nutrition Cloud
Increase sow, nursery and finishing performance and system profitability by achieving more than the ideal diet. Besides diet design and optimization, Cargill offers toll mill evaluation and formulation support. We provide data and scenario planning to help you make quicker, more informed decisions to drive your business.
Diet Design & Optimization:
With deep insights on your available nutrients - not just ingredients - we can design and optimize the best diet for your system.
- Utilizes our pork MAX modeling software to connect your diet to projected performance
- Ability to build scenarios to decide what is the best economic option
Margins are too tight to miss out on fine tuning diets often. Our formulation team gives you the capabilities of an on-staff nutritionist to reformulate without the cost. Our team understands your needs, challenges and the industry, and will apply advanced nutrients approaches by utilizing Cargill’s proprietary models, formulas, and algorithms. Our formulation service offers real-time, accurate reformulation and savings based on updated pricing and nutrients.
Reformulation and savings offered based on updated pricing and nutrients
Formulation marries all other parts of the Cargill Nutrition System in a simple, easy to use — for you and mill — package
Nurture™ Program & Technologies
Digestive enzyme development, Nutrient-dense ingredients, Advanced technologies.
Cargill’s Nurture Program and Technologies is based on research that led to a focus on feeding pigs based on their age rather than weight. Nurture is our young pig program that can also be tailored around the health status of each flow.
Our Nurture Program features:
- Nurture Standard Program
- Nurture Boost
- Nurture HH
- Nurture Technologies
~20 sow trials/yr., ~100 young pig trials/yr.,
~70 finishing trials/yr., 3 R&D and 15 regional labs
We are constantly seeking to advance nutrition strategies and the pork industry through research. In addition to completing research at our own facilities around the globe, we can support research trials in your facilities.
- Trial design
- Trial execution
- Statistics and summaries
At Cargill, our expertise extends beyond nutrition and diet formulation. We offer an end-to-end solution for improving pork system performance and profitability. We help you manage feed inventory and offer new tools from feed ordering to feed additives to maximize feed and animal performance.
Promote Defusion® Line
The Defusion line offers three products that are each a mixture of preservatives and other ingredients intended for us in swine rations.
Fresta® F is a phytogenic solution that supports health and performance in swine systems. Fresta F supports sow and litter performance through:
Increasing sow feed intake during lactation
Increasing the number of weaned piglets and litter weight
Improving sow body condition at weaning
Reducing wean-to-estrus interval
Fresta® Protect is a phytogenic solution aimed at assisting pigs through the challenges of weaning and disease pressure. Fresta F supports weaned pig performance throughout the nursery period by:
Supporting gut health
Supporting microbiota population in the digestive tract
Improving tolerance to stress
Mill Score Card
Your feed ingredients can be impacted by the mill they come from. Cargill offers our Mill Score Card as a consulting service to help you understand variances and how mills rate against each other in terms of:
Swine Report Dashboards
You need clear, easy to access data to help you make decisions quickly and confidently. Cargill’s Swine Report Dashboards are simple yet powerful real-time dashboard gives you a snapshot of your current production performance.
Available for sows or nursery and finishing pig flows
Connects to your current record-keeping service
Visualizes important data
When margins are razor thin, staying profitable means counting pennies. That's hard to do when markets and costs can change at a moment's notice. Cargill can help you make important decisions quickly, find solutions throughout your system, and make modifications that allow you to achieve your profitability goals.
Aromex® Pro is a phytogenic solution that supports health and performance in swine systems. Aromex Pro can be used in grow/finish pigs and supports:
Feed conversion ration
IGP is a feed additive that contains specially selected and processed aged peat that is a natural source of “humic substances” including humic, fulvic, and ulmic acids, other humates, and humins. IGP also contains a blend of yeast cultures, Bacillus subtillis, and Bacillus licheniformis fermentation products.
Helps stabilize the intestinal flora and normalize the microbiome
Supports normal stool consistency in various animal models
Nutrient utilization may be improved due to reduced damage to the gut or improved chelation of nutrients
Revenue-optimization and economic outlook tool that you can customize based on your system’s needs – helps you understand optimum eight and connects your marketing with current and future production costs and revenues.
Dials in 12-month outlook on the cost of production and profitability
Determines optimum finishing weight for best profit
Monitors site performance and can build scenarios for “what it” economics