Alltech Talks ABF Challenges in Poultry

Jamie Johansen

Alltech is sponsoring a symposium on “Challenges with Antibiotic-Free Poultry Production” at the 2016 Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 1-5pm at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Presentations include: – Physiology of Gut Health & the Road to ABF: Dr. Peter Ferket, North Carolina State University. – Antibiotic Resistance Development: Dr. Randy Singer, University of Minnesota. …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Poultry

Learn to Maximize Forage Power at Alltech Webinar

Jamie Johansen

Join Dr. Dave Davies, director of Silage Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom, for a Alltech webinar on maximizing your forage power on farm with practical solutions for success on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11 am ET. Davies grew up on a Welsh farm and spent several years studying agriculture and grasslands. Beginning in 2007, he led the silage research portfolio …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Forage, Livestock, Nutrition

Heat Stress Prevention Tips from Alltech

Lizzy Schultz

Stress also has major implications on the overall health of production animals, with negative implications for both producer and consumer, and the approaching summer heat is always cause for pork producers to worry about the additional challenges their animals may face due to heat stress. “Respiratory rates begin to increase around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and with high humidity, it becomes …

Ag Group, Alltech, Animal Health, Health, Nutrition, Organic, Pork, Swine

Alltech Acquires, Aquatic Feed Co., Coppens International

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has acquired Coppens International, a leading international aquatic feed solutions company in the Netherlands. Coppens International is now part of the Alltech family of companies, which includes 14 other companies that Alltech has acquired globally since 2011. For almost 24 years, Coppens International has earned a strong reputation for being an innovative, high-quality aquatic feed producer. The company’s specialties …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture, Feed, Nutrition

Alltech Acquires Ranch-Way Feeds

Jamie Johansen

Alltech, through Hubbard Feeds, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ridley USA Inc., has acquired Ranch-Way Feeds, a leading animal nutrition company that has done business in the Western United States for more than 60 years. Ranch-Way Feeds employs more than 50 people, producing over 50,000 tons of feed annually. The company markets its animal nutrition products and programs through an extensive …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement, Feed, Nutrition

Cuba Creates #ONEBigIdea for U.S.

Jamie Johansen

Cuba’s newly opened relationship with the United States gives us access to an emerging market and provides new perspectives on it’s lands. The opportunities for new agriculture, technology and food concepts is something we can’t ignore. Alltech calls it a one-of-a-kind opportunity. I sat down with Dr. Jorge Arias, Global Aqua Director, Alltech, during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference to …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture, Export, International, Markets

Antibiotic-Free Production Tips from Alltech

Lizzy Schultz

Antibiotic-free brands, such as Open Prairie Natural Pork, Applegate Natural & Organic Meats, Farm Promise Pork and Niman Ranch, are popping up in meat counters across the United States, and according to Dr. Tom Gillespie, a veterinarian with Rensselaer Swine Services, this shift in production is likely to grow and stay. “The movement has finally impacted consumer choices in the …

Ag Group, Alltech, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Pork, Production, Veterinary

Animal Agriculture Education – It Works

Jamie Johansen

The control, prevention and eradication of diseases like salmonella, PRRS, E. coli and camppylobacter are all key factors to profitable production. Lance Barton, director of wean to finish and genetic services, Belstra Milling Co. spoke to attendees during a special session at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference sharing his work with Fair Oaks Farms and how their Pig Adventure focuses …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Audio, Disease, Education, Pig, Swine

The One Health Approach

Lizzy Schultz

Several international experts in animal health and nutrition were present at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, where their expert testimony on the solutions to the wide array of challenges facing animal production could be heard by a global audience. Prof. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and expert in Veterinary Toxicology who works with the European Food Safety Authority …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, Veterinary

Digitizing Animal Agriculture

Jamie Johansen

Emerging technologies are knocking on the doorsteps of agriculture daily. One of these is facial recognition, not necessarily new when used with humans, but a cutting-edge concept in animal agriculture. David Hunt, co-founder of Cainthus, a company dedicated to digitizing ag practices, spoke to attendees of ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference about ways we can all take advantage of new …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Audio, Technology