Cow’s Match WarmFront Milk Replacer Introduced

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Land O’Lakes Animal Milk Products introduces Cow’s Match® WarmFront™ calf milk replacer, formulated with a unique combination of carbohydrates correctly balanced for when temperatures moderate. In warm weather conditions, calves’ energy requirements for maintenance are reduced. Transitioning to WarmFront™ calf milk replacer results in greater feed efficiency and bottom line potential. Cow’s Match®WarmFront™ calf milk replacer also provides the most …

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BIVI Talks Cattle Health Concerns

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Dr. John Davidson, Professional Services Vet for Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), played a central role in this year’s Cattle Industry Convention by giving several presentations on cattle health trends at the Convention’s Learning Lounge. A major discussion point this week was Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), which has begun to raise concerns among veterinary professionals, as the disease is becoming …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cattle, Vaccine, Veterinary

Phibro Acquires Animal Vaccine Manufacturer

Jamie Johansen

Phibro Animal Health Corporation announced an agreement to purchase the assets of MVP Laboratories, Inc., a privately held developer, manufacturer and marketer of livestock vaccines, vaccine adjuvants and other products based in Omaha, Nebraska. Acquiring the MVP business strengthens Phibro’s core animal vaccine business and provides new opportunities in a fast-growing segment of the animal health industry. In addition to …

Agribusiness, Animal Health

Omnibus Provisions To Impact Horse Industry

Lizzy Schultz

The American Horse Council has announced that the Omnibus Appropriations Bill recently passed by Congress, which will fund government agencies and programs until the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2016, contains several provisions that will directly impact the horse industry and industry professionals. A major provision includes reforms to the H-2B Temporary Non-Agriculture Worker Program, making the program …

Ag Group, American Horse Council, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, APHIS, environment, Equine, Horse Protection Act, Horse Slaughter, legislation, Policy

Winter Supplementation Tips from BioZyme

Lizzy Schultz

Cold temperatures significantly raise energy requirements in beef cattle, with those increases being magnified by factors such as undeveloped winter hair coats, wet hides and wind. If the necessary feed energy isn’t provided, cows may struggle to maintain a healthy weight through the winter. BioZyme has come up with several tips for beef producers to help manage cold stress in …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Beef, BioZyme, Feed, Nutrition, Supplements

6E Series Tractor – Perfect for Livestock & Hay Segment

Jamie Johansen

On display at the 2015 Farm Progress Show is John Deere’s 6E Series Tractors which features enhanced performance, added versatility and greater value to the existing family of high-horsepower utility tractors. I spoke with Jean Jones, future product manager for John Deere’s 6E series tractors and she took time to walk me through the tractors specs while visiting their booth. …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, Hay, John Deere, Livestock

New John Deere Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters

Chuck Zimmerman

Quite a few new products were put on display for those of us in ag media last week. That includes three new models of the 8000 Series Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters. “We took the momentum from the 8000 Series rollout last year and added to an already stellar lineup of forage harvesters,” says Tim Meister, division manager, marketing with John Deere. …

Agribusiness, Audio, Forage, Harvest, Hay

Alltech Recruiting Grads for Career Program

Kelly Marshall

Alltech is recruiting recent graduates to apply for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program.  Graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are invited to apply now through September 30.  The program begins in February of 2016. Exciting opportunities are available for 10 high-calibre university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields of science, aquaculture, agriculture, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Intern, International

DuPont Pioneer Launches Inoculant & Feed Tech for 2016

Jamie Johansen

DuPont Pioneer announced the launch of Pioneer® brand Nutrivail™ feed technology and Rapid React™ aerobic stability* technology. These two brands represent a breakthrough in managing forages and advance Integrated Feed Solutions from Pioneer. “Nutrivail™ feed technology is a revolutionary product line that will help improve nutrient availability for cattle,” said Kyle Whitaker, DuPont Pioneer senior marketing manager, forages. “And Rapid …

Agribusiness, DuPont Pioneer, Feed, Nutrition

Purina Offers Tips for Calves During Temperature Swings

John Davis

Chilly mornings to hot afternoons can put some real stress on new calves. Purina is offering some advice for producers to lower those stress levels and ensure their calves perform at their maximum potential. “When weather conditions are rapidly changing it can wreak havoc on young calves that crave consistency,” says Christie Underwood, Ph.D., calf and heifer specialist with Purina …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, calf, Calves, Cattle