China: An Incredible Opportunity

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

The industry of agriculture has an international consumer base, and so many agribusiness professionals are looking into the international opportunities available within their sector and their business. Ian Lahiffe, New Business Development Director for Alltech China hosted several special sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, to discuss the opportunities that exist within the country of China, especially for the …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Beef, International

Become a Farm Technologist

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The future of farming was the center of discussion at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference and their is no future of farming if younger generations aren’t interested in it. Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Alltech, Dr. Karl Dawson, has taken on the challenge of making education exciting throughout animal agriculture, which he believes will be the driving force …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Technology

Transforming Veterinary Medicine for the Future

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Several of the lecture sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference centered around opportunities and innovations pertaining to animal health and nutrition, and many offered unique perspectives on ways to overcome the many challenges facing those fields. One of the most unique, comprehensive perspectives offered to attendees was that of Dr. Stephen Collett, DVM, a clinical professor at the University …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, FDA, Nutrition, Policy, Technology, University, Veterinary

The Building Blocks for Better Beef Production

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This year at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, attendees had access to a variety of special sessions that highlighted some of the global opportunities currently breaking new ground in different sectors of agriculture production. Dan Dhuyvetter, Director of Marketing, Research and Development, and Nutrition Services for block supplement manufacturer Ridley Block Operations spoke during the special session on the beef …

Ag Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Audio, Beef, Grazing, Health, Supplements

USMEF Applauds Taiwan’s Reopening to U.S. Lamb

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U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said it is the first time since 2003 that U.S. lamb and lamb products have regained access to Taiwan. Dr. Dennis Stiffler, CEO of Mountain States Rosen and USMEF vice chair, thanked U.S. agricultural and trade officials for their efforts to restore market access for U.S. lamb. “This is the culmination of many months of …

Ag Group, Audio, Export, International, Lamb, Livestock, USMEF

NFU Hosts Presser On TPP Opposition

Lizzy Schultz

While many United States trade officials are promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as an export-boon for agriculture, the National Farmers Union (NFU) continues to stand strong in their opposition of the free trade agreement. NFU, representing nearly 200,000 family farmers and ranchers, hosted a media teleconference this morning to talk about the TPP and announce a letter signed by 160 …

Ag Group, Audio, Export, Export, Imports, International, NFU, Trade

USMEF Reports on Port Labor Contract Extensions

Lizzy Schultz

On this week’s audio report from the United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF), USMEF President and CEO Philip Seng discusses the developments being made regarding important contractual negotiations between the West Coast port operators and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). In late 2014 and for much of 2015, U.S. meat exports were slowed by severe port congestion on …

Ag Group, Audio, Export, Export, International, Trade, USMEF

Champion Mustang Inspires At Midwest Horse Fair

Lizzy Schultz

The 2016 Midwest Horse Fair featured several notable equine celebrities, and AgWired was fortunate enough to receive the opportunity to visit with one of this year’s most exceptional honorees. Padre is a mustang stallion and former wild horse who went above all odds to prove himself as a champion dressage horse, and is continuing to inspire so many in his …

Ag Group, Audio, Equestrian, Equine, Midwest Horse Fair, Uncategorized