NutriQuest Adds to Swine Nutrition Team

Jamie Johansen

NutriQuest welcomes new members to their swine nutrition team making a grand total of 10 swine nutritionists serving roles in nutrition consulting, product development and technical support. Mark Newcomb, Ph.D., has joined as a Senior Swine Nutritionist. He will be responsible for assisting clients in enhancing and maintaining nutrition programs for their swine operations with the goal of helping them …

Agribusiness, Nutrition, Swine

Aptimmune Receives Biotech Innovation Award

Jamie Johansen

Aptimmune Biologics was awarded this year’s Biotech Innovation Showcase’s Top Company Award at the 2017 Partnering for Growth Biotech Innovation Showcase & Forum that took place this week in Ankeny, Iowa. At the Showcase, 12 emerging companies in four categories (agricultural technology, animal health, human health and bio materials) made formal presentations to a panel of eight business leaders from …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, award, Biotech, Swine, Technology

Alltech Founder Earns St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal

Kelly Marshall

Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, and Professor Adrian E. Raftery, professor of statistics and sociology at the University of Washington, have been presented with the Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) ‘St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal.’ The medal recognizes their outstanding accomplishments and their role in researching Ireland’s ecosystem. The honor is given to an Irish scientist, engineer or …

Agribusiness, Alltech, award

Alltech Collaborates with Aquaculture Feed Producers

Jamie Johansen

Coppens International, an innovative Dutch aquatic feed and nutrition company that joined Alltech in 2016, will be collaborating with Guabi, a leading fish feed producer in Brazil. Guabi entered into a strategic partnership with Alltech earlier this year linking the two leading aquaculture feed producers from opposite sides of the ocean together to accelerate solutions for the aquaculture industry. “The …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture, Feed, Fish, Nutrition

Novus Hosts 1st Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable

Jamie Johansen

The first Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable, hosted by Novus International, Inc., brought together swine experts from Italy, Spain, and Latin America to discuss the various challenges facing swine nutrition and early piglet development. “The topic of early piglet development has been a constant priority in the industry around the world, but taking this globally-relevant portion of swine production down to …

Agribusiness, Novus International, Nutrition, Swine

Alltech’s ONE17 to Showcase Barrier-breakers

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has finally announced their lineup of renowned keynote speakers for the 2017 ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference. George Blankenship, former executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc. will use his experience to provide unmatched insight into building and creating brand loyalty and awareness, competitive positioning in the market and what it takes to deliver superior customer care. …

Agribusiness, Alltech

Sorghum Partners Powers Yield Winner

Jamie Johansen

Peter Fleming of Triple Creek Farms in Yadkin County, North Carolina loves growing sorghum. “I love to watch it grow, I love to harvest it, it’s a beautiful crop,” said Fleming, who was the National Non-Irrigated Food-Grade winner in the National Sorghum Producers 2016 yield contest with almost 123 bushels per acre. His family farm has been growing sorghum – …

Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, Nutrition, sorghum

Ocean Harvest Tech Launches OceanFeed Swine™

Jamie Johansen

Ocean Harvest Technology, a global company producing patent-protected animal feed solutions centered on the bioactive ingredients present in different seaweeds, has launched its flagship product OceanFeed Swine™ in North America. “As the first patented, all-natural, seaweed-based, animal feed ingredient, OceanFeed is already being utilized by farmers around the world to improve the health of animals and we are delighted to …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Swine

Passion – Bayer Takes Us Beyond the Farm Gate

Jamie Johansen

This is the 12th year Bayer CropScience has brought a diverse group of ag voices together to talk about key agricultural issues and the importance of advocating for our industry. One panel during the 2017 Bayer AgVocacy Forum brought a team of farmers together to discuss Beyond the Farm Gate: Today’s Challenges Create Tomorrow’s Opportunities. Panelist included: Deb Gangwish, Co-Owner, …

Advocate, Agribusiness, Audio, BASF Crop Protection, Bayer, Farming

Farm Economy, Tech & the John Deere Legacy

Jamie Johansen

“I’m an advocate for agriculture because I think it’s the finest industry in the world,” words spoken by John Lagemann, Senior VP, Sales & Marketing for the Agriculture and Turf Division, who has 35 years with John Deere and that in itself is a true testament. John had a busy schedule at the 2017 Commodity Classic, not only wearing his …

Agribusiness, Audio, Equipment, John Deere, Technology, Video