Secretary Perdue Discusses Disaster Aid in Florida

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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited Florida and Georgia to participate in roundtable discussions on USMCA and disaster aid signed by President Trump yesterday. At his first stop in Tallahassee, Perdue participated in a short press conference with Governor Ron DeSantis prior to the roundtable. Listen here: USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue presser in Florida on disaster aid

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Hubbard Feeds Introduces AllBite Block

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A new product from Hubbard Feeds will help with vice behavior in pigs. The AllBite block, officially launched at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, helps to stabilize the mood of the pig and also modifies the actual behavior and social aspects of that pen to keep them more comfortable and help them not to pick on each other, said Jamie …

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Alltech Accelerator 8 – Intouchgo

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Intouchgo came to the market six years ago, pioneering innovations in feed management and dairy herd production. But the Irish company had begun to see inconsistencies in the data they had built up that were costing farmers production and money. As a result, they’ve made significant changes that make the company more relevant to farmers and add real value throughout …

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Alltech Accelerator 7 – Colabriq

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A tech company based in the United Kingdom is moving into the food and agriculture sector to help improve profit and efficiency in supply chains. “What Colabriq is doing is helping businesses in food and agriculture make better decisions by having the right information at the right time,” said Jason Cresswell, CEO. “So the key problem every business faces is …

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Alltech Accelerator 6 – SwineTech

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An Iowa-based company participating in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is working to improve the swine industry, beginning with the farrowing process. “SwineTech is trying to transform the way we look at farrowing management and how we assist sows in the farrowing house, giving the information that’s needed to provide the very best welfare and support and then the technology …

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Alltech Accelerator 5 – SomaDetect

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The Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is helping Canadian company SomaDetect to grow and expose its mission to more members of the agriculture industry. SomaDetect CEO Bethany Deshpande said the company is developing a sensor solution for dairy farmers that will measure several components in raw milk. “Our goal is to help dairy producers have the information they need to make …

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Alltech Accelerator 4 – TERRA NutriTECH

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Ireland-based TERRA NutriTECH wants to bring mineral dispensing into the 21st century, and the company’s participation in the Alltech Pearse Lyons Accelerator is helping them to do just that. “It’s a precision liquid nutrition system,” explained Padraig Hennessy, CEO of TERRA NutriTECH. “It can automatically put liquid supplements into the water line, accurately. So, we input in the exact number …

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Alltech Accelerator 3 – Folium Science

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A company based in the United Kingdom is working to reduce the use of antibiotics when it comes to raising livestock. “Folium’s reason for being is around removing the need for antibiotics in animal rearing,” said Edward Fuchs, co-founder of Folium Science, part of Alltech’s Pearse Lyons Accelerator. “And it’s because our industry is under pressure from the overuse of …

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Trump Welcomes Farmers to White House

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President Donald Trump welcomed representatives from a number of agricultural organizations to the White House Thursday to talk about the $16 billion in trade assistance announced by the administration. “I have directed Secretary Perdue to provide $16 billion in assistance to America’s farmers and ranchers. It all comes from China. We’ll be taking in, over a period of time, hundreds …

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Alltech Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™

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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference wrapped up Tuesday with president and CEO Dr. Mark Lyons sharing his new vision for the company and inviting more than 3,500 attendees to join in “Working Together for a Planet of Plenty.” Thirty years ago, his father, Alltech’s founder Dr. Pearse Lyons, took the stage at the same conference. He had committed Alltech to …

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