Company News: Merck, Yamaha

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Two new products pig farmers can use to improve their operations.

Vaccines Targeted to Herd-Specific Disease Challenges

Swine producers can target specific vaccines to protect herd health from diseases with Merck Animal Health’s new SEQUIVITY Technology. This innovative approach uses advanced RNA Particle Technology to create precise vaccine solutions to new and evolving disease challenges. By using genetic sequences for specific antigens found in disease producing pathogens, researchers can create herd-specific vaccines as needed in response to new or progressing diseases.

In addition to being able to customize vaccines to meet specific threats, the SEQUIVITY platform technology can be used to provide a solution in a short period of time, where traditional vaccines can take years to develop. To learn more, visit

Yamaha Adds to Side-by-Side Line

The Wolverine X2 joins Yamaha’s off-road lineup of Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, featuring a compact, nimble chassis for navigating tight terrain. The work-ready design, has a two-person cab, 600-lb.-rated dump bed with an automotive-style one-hand operated tailgate, and 2,000-lb. towing capacity. Conversations at any RPM range are smooth and vibration-free due to a 847-cc twin cylinder engine and a new ultra-reliable and durable Ultramatic continuously variable transmission (CVT), enhanced to accommodate more than 60 pounds-foot of torque. It also features dependable, driver-controlled On-Command four-wheel drive (4WD) system .

The  Wolverine X2 in Graphite starts at $12,699, with multiple configurations and accessories available. For more information, visit