Antelliq, specialist in emerging digital technology for livestock and companion animals, becomes operating unit within Merck Animal Health.
Ag tech and dairy food product companies will receive mentoring, connections and resources.
Poorer results reflect lower average market prices and timing of Easter holiday.
BPI transitioning to "empirical" as next generation assumes executive management of company.
U.S. makes efforts to expand and diversify results in impressive growth in many emerging, developing markets.
Company to use portion of net proceeds to expand production capacity of key product lines.