Alltech Global Feed Survey Reveals Production Decline

Chuck Zimmerman

Dr. Mark Lyons, President/CEO, Alltech held a public livestream this morning to share results of the company’s latest global feed survey. You can find more information and watch the recorded presentation here. You can also listen to the presentation below. Panelists with him included: Jack Bobo, CEO, Futurity, USA Bianca Martins, General Manager, Alltech, Mexico Matthew Smith, Vice President, Alltech, …

Alltech, Animal Agriculture, Audio, Feed

Pork Producers Set 2020 Priorities

cindy zimmerman

The president of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is celebrating progress made in 2019 despite the challenges and setting priorities for 2020. On a call with reporters Wednesday, NPPC president David Herring of Lillington, NC pointed to both USMCA and the recent Japan agreement as successes in 2019 for pork producers, and getting the China phase one deal across …

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Woodall Shares Priorities for NCBA

carrie muehling

This year’s National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention in Kansas City brought an opportunity to talk with Colin Woodall since his appointment as CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Woodall recognized challenges that continue to grow within the industry and the need to protect members and their investment into NCBA. “The message to the producers is, just hang …

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Animal Ag Bites 9/23

Cindy Zimmerman

South Korea has now joined eight other Asian countries in becoming positive for African swine fever. Attendee registration and general housing for the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo is now open. The IPPE trade show floor continues to grow with more than 545,500 square feet of exhibit space and 1,148 exhibitors. Register online and receive a discounted price of …

Animal Agriculture

American Lamb Summit Recommendations

cindy zimmerman

American Lamb Board officials are pleased with the recommendations that came out of the first American Lamb Summit. Sponsored by the American Lamb Board (ALB) and Premier 1 Supplies, the summit brought together 200 sheep producers, feeders and packers from all over the country to Colorado State University (CSU) in Ft. Collins, CO, August 27-28. The summit concluded that all …

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National Pork Board to Host Swine Innovation Summit

carrie muehling

The National Pork Board will host allied industry partners at its first-ever Swine Innovation Summit in Indianapolis on Sept. 17, 2019. The inaugural event is designed to help pork producers and food influencers learn more about emerging technology trends facing today’s food production systems. National Pork Board leaders will then attend the Forbes AgTech Summit, held on Sept. 18 and …

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AlzChem Adds to Creamino Team

Carrie Muehling

Kevin Miller is the newest member of the AlzChem Animal Health sales team. Miller will serve as Regional Sales Manager for the USA. Miller joins AlzChem from Merck Animal Health having previously worked with a number of leading animal health and feed companies. Throughout his career, he has worked with veterinarians, live production managers, distribution and feed mill managers. He …

Animal Agriculture, Nutrition

Animal Ag Bites 8/12

carrie muehling

Dairy farmers can now quickly and conveniently analyze their milk component efficiency using a new online calculator from Cargill that can be accessed at www.cargilldairydreams.com/calculator. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association announces the release of the U.S. poultry industry’s first-ever report quantifying antimicrobial use on broiler chicken and turkey farms. The new report shows dramatic reductions of turkey and broiler chicken …

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Animal Ag Bites 8/5

carrie muehling

Zoetis has signed an agreement with Colorado State University (CSU) to establish a research lab at CSU that will explore the livestock immune system and target new immunotherapies – paving the way for new alternatives to antibiotics in food-producing animals. The new 3,000-square-foot Zoetis Incubator Research Lab will operate at the Research Innovation Center on CSU’s Foothills Campus starting in …

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Animal Ag Bites 7/1

carrie muehling

The Equine Science Society recognized Carey Williams, Ph.D., an equine extension specialist at Rutgers University, for her professional achievements in the equine industry on June 6 at the 2019 ESS Symposium in Asheville, N.C. The Equine Nutrition Research Award is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association as part of its ongoing awards program, which dates back to 1948. The …

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