Genesus has appointed Manuel Araullo, BSc, P. Ag, to the position of Genesus director of nutrition. In his new position, Araullo will provide leadership in the animal nutrition area domestically and globally, in addition to collaborating with other Genesus staff members on a variety of research and development projects.   

Araullo has a BSc in agriculture and is a member of the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists and was part of the International Educated Agrologists Program at the University of Manitoba. After finishing his studies at University of Manitoba, He joined RWayAg and Manitoba Agriculture and Food and Rural Initiatives.

Araullo has been involved in swine production, sales of animal nutrition products, formulating pig diets, farm consultancy and research in animal nutrition. Araullo’s  experiences with MasterFeeds and Cargill Animal Nutrition have given him strong experience in formulating feeds for swine production units. His nutritional obligations had him regularly visiting barns and providing information that would improve farm efficiency especially those related to nutrition.

“We look forward to the contributions Manny will make to the Genesus Swine Nutrition programs and research and development. His work experiences in swine production and nutrition will add to his capabilities in performing his duties as director of nutrition,” said Jim Long, president and CEO of Genesus.