Phibro Animal Health on Ethanol and FSMA

Cindy Zimmerman Leave a Comment

Ethanol performance and animal health go hand in hand at Phibro Animal Health Corporation, which is why the revised FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations are an important focus for the company right now. Phibo Animal Health Senior Vice President for scientific and regulatory affairs Richard Coulter says many ethanol producers are concerned about what impact the new regulations …

ethanol, FDA, Feed

Five Years of Alltech’s Global Feed Survey

Lizzy Schultz Leave a Comment

Alltech has released the data from its 5th consecutive Global Feed Survey, an annual report that outlines an estimate of the world’s feed tonnage and trends to date. The survey contains data from 131 countries around the world, and is intended to serve as an industry resource for the coming year. “The UN came to us five years ago and …

Ag Group, Alltech, Audio, Feed, International, IPPE

EPNIX Feedlot Program from Alltech

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Alltech has launched EPNIX, a new feeding program to give cattle producers a competitive advantage in the feedyard. The animal health company debuted the program during the recent Cattle Industry Convention and I spoke with Dr. Vaughn Holder, beef research project manager at Alltech, to take in what EPNIX will provide feeders across the country. “EPNIX is the combination of …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Feed, NCBA, Nutrition

Sure Champ Wins Best of the Barns

Lizzy Schultz

BioZyme Inc. brand Sure Champ was named the “Best Cattle Feed Supplement” in the 2015 Best of the Barns awards program. The Best of the Barns program is one of the most prestigious annual awards programs, and works to recognize leading businesses and individuals in the livestock and agriculture industries nationwide. Sure Champ was selected from a popular vote by …

Ag Group, award, BioZyme, Cattle, Feed

2016 Alltech Feed Survey Results

Jamie Johansen

This morning Alltech announced their 2016 Global Feed Survey which estimate of the world’s feed tonnage and trends and is intended to serve as open information resource for policy and decision makers and industry insiders alike. The 2016 survey states international feed tonnage now at 995.5 million metric tons, a 1.5 percent increase over last year and a 14 percent …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Nutrition

Alltech Launches EPNIX Feedlot Program at NCBA

Jamie Johansen

Alltech is launching a new feeding program that aims to give their cattle customers a competitive advantage in the feedyard. EPNIX stems from Alltech’s nutrigenomics and epigenetics research platforms and provides a targeted nutritional approach to improving the carcass weight and performance of feedlot cattle independent of antimicrobial or beta-agonist supplementation. The launch of EPNIX will take place at their …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Beef, Feed, NCBA, Nutrition

Alfalfa U Producer Workshops

Jamie Johansen

New Holland has teamed up with High Plains Journal and Alforex Seeds to sponsor three Alfalfa U events in three different states in February. The education seminars will provide alfalfa producers information to improve quality without sacrificing yield. Giving them the harvest the best possible crop, as efficiently as possible. The first event will take place Feb. 2, 2016 at …

Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Feed, Forage, Grazing, New Holland

Study Calls for Less Concentrated Feed in Animal Production

Jamie Johansen

A new study led by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), which was published in the scientific journal of the Royal Society Interface, shows that reducing concentrate feed can be a feasible alternative for ensuring food security in a climate-friendly way. Calculations using a model show that, should the predictions of the FAO become a reality, agriculture’s negative impact …

Ag Group, Feed, Nutrition, Organic, sustainability

Ridley Opens New Corporate Headquarters

Jamie Johansen

Ridley president Steve VanRoekel and local Mankato officials cut the ribbon to the feed company’s new headquarters in Mankato, Minnesota. The Ridley Tower, located on the corner of Riverfront Drive and Cherry Street, comprises five floors, totaling 50,000 square feet. The new facility has more usable area than their former location at 424 North Riverfront Drive and provides improved space …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Company Announcement, Feed, Nutrition

Nitarsone Withdrawn for Animal Feed for 2016

Jamie Johansen

The FDA has announced the approval of all applications for use of nitarsone in animal feed will be withdrawn as of December 31, 2015. Beginning in 2016 there will be no FDA-approved, arsenic-based drugs for use in food producing animals. In April of this year, the FDA received a letter of commitment from Zoetis Animal Health that, stating the company …

Agribusiness, FDA, Feed, Nutrition