Energy-Sparing Enzyme Featured at Symposium

Kelly Marshall

With the contrasting need for feeding a global population and the increasing regulations on antibiotic use, the European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition  featured studies on an “energy-sparing” feed enzyme.  The 20th annual symposium, held last month, recognized Elanco Animal Health’s Hemicell, an enzyme that reduces Feed Induced Immune Response (FIIR). “Elanco recognizes feed enzymes are vital to the world’s food …

Elanco, Nutrition

HATCH Extension Following Donation of 100K+ Eggs

Jamie Johansen

HATCH, which is providing a new way consumers, food stores and farmers can work together to make eggs available to undernourished people, will extend its program with The Kroger Co. and Rose Acre Farms through 2015. This announcement was made after successfully providing 100,039 eggs to more than 8,000 families in Indiana during a 10-week pilot program. “HATCH is becoming …

Ag Group, Eggs, Elanco, Food

Veterinary Feed Directives Central Launched

Jamie Johansen

VFD Central, the go-to resource for Veterinary Feed Directive news, insights and updates, has launched. This resource is brought to us by Elanco Animal Health and Feedstuffs. VFD Central helps producers, veterinarians and feed manufacturers find the information most pertinent to them in a one-stop online resource center. “The landscape for antibiotic use in livestock production continues to change and …

Agribusiness, Elanco, Feed

Elanco's Comprehensive Antibiotic Stewardship Plan

Jamie Johansen

Elanco Animal Health will participate in the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship where Elanco President Jeff Simmons will be one of the panelist. Concurrently, Simmons will unveil the company’s multi-faceted approach to combat the growing concern about antibiotic resistance. Simmons said this is about “One Health – not just animal health, but this work creates healthy food, ensures the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Elanco

Egg Protein Helps Fight Hunger

Kelly Marshall

Since the HATCH program was announced four weeks ago consumers, food stores, and farmers have been working together to help 5,250 families fight undernourishment using the power of egg protein.  In the past month 63,000 eggs have been have been provided to a local food bank– one for each dozen of Kroger-brand medium eggs purchased. The director of Global Shared …

Agribusiness, Eggs, Elanco, Food, Nutrition

CattleFax Webinar for Producers with Value-Added Calves

Jamie Johansen

Elanco Animal Health is sponsoring a free CattleFax webinar on how producers can maintain higher profitability by recognizing that record-high calf market prices are likely to decline as cowherd expansion brings additional supply by quickly adjusting management and marketing strategies The Trends+ Cow-Calf Webinar is at 5:30 p.m. MT, Jun. 10, 2015. To participate in the webinar and access program …

Agribusiness, Beef, Cattle, Elanco, Markets

Enviro, Economic & Social Pillars of Sustainability

Jamie Johansen

A panel of industry leaders shared their thoughts and research concerning sustainability during the recent Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholders Summit. Dr. Roger Cady, Sustainability Lead, Elanco Animal Health, said he liked to divide sustainability into the three pillars of environment, economic and social. “Farmers are the natural environmentalists of the land. Key to this is preserving our land, preserving our …

Ag Group, Animal Ag Alliance, Elanco, Food, sustainability

Elanco To Provide Eggs to Fight Hunger Through HATCH

John Davis

Elanco has teamed up with the Kroger Co.’s Central Division, Rose Acre Farms, Gleaners Food Bank and Midwest Food Bank to help fight hunger by providing eggs to undernourished people of all ages. This company news release says HATCH is an innovative partnership of community leaders, government officials, association representatives and food shoppers that will provide one egg to a …

Agribusiness, Eggs, Elanco

Elanco, Tyson Foods & GNP Company Fight Hunger

Jamie Johansen

Elanco announced results of its #Feedthe9 community outreach to help fight hunger. In support of its vision for a food-secure world, Elanco’s poultry business unit donated a total of $18,000 to three customers’ community partners, and worked with 400 employees at GNP CompanyTM and Tyson Foods locations in three states to provide more than 10 tons of food and package …

Agribusiness, Elanco, Food

Elanco Acquires Novartis Animal Health

Jamie Johansen

Elanco announced it has finalized the acquisition of Novartis Animal Health, creating a new global leader in animal health focused on delivering increased value and innovation to the industry. The acquisition, announced in April, follows Elanco’s purchase of Lohmann Animal Health earlier in 2014. Both strategic investments position the company to offer a more diversified product offering and capabilities to …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Elanco, Novartis