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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New John Deere Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters

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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

New Tracking Tool for Pathogen Investigators

Jamie Johansen

Jean Guard, vet medical officer, USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, has developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool and dataset for identifying various strains of Salmonella. The tool, called Intergenic Sequence Ribotyping (ISR), is helping improve poultry production and human health internationally, because it helps control Salmonella in the field and in consumer poultry products. At …

Ag Group, Poultry, Research, usda

No Approval for Avian Flu Vaccine by USDA

Cindy Zimmerman

USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has determined that additional criteria must be met before any vaccine for highly pathogenic avian flu (HPAI) can be approved for emergency use. According to the agency, the vaccines currently available “are not well matched and do not meet a suitable level of efficacy.” USDA also wants to be sure that the vaccine …

avian flu, Poultry, usda

‘Grocery Grab’ Game Explores Cooking With Beef

Jamie Johansen

My American Farm has just launched a new game aligned to national learning standards for 3rd-5th grade students called “Grocery Grab.” The free game focuses on nutrition and cooking with beef, as well as beef quality. Learners also will delve into the sometimes-mysterious world of fresh beef cuts. In this section of the game, matching beef cuts to end products …

AFBF, Ag Group, Beef, Beef Board, Beef Checkoff

13th Annual Leading Dairy Producer Conference

Jamie Johansen

More than 550 dairy farmers, family members and industry representatives attended the Leading Dairy Producer Conference hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition and Land O’Lakes. “Dairies are in the business of making money, not milk,” said Greg Bethard, Ph.D., and chief financial officer for Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Dairy Dreams, and Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese located in Kewaunee, Wis. “That means they need …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Calves, Dairy, Feed, Nutrition

CRV USA Offers Genetic Solutions for Cattlemen

John Davis

Cattle genetics company CRV USA is offering a complete package of genetic and product solutions that help producers who require their cows to harvest their own forage and breed the kind of cow that will thrive in their system. According to this company news release, bulls from CRV USA are selected for producers who care about fertility, efficiency, and components …

Agribusiness, Cattle