Alltech Webinar – The VFD: What it means to me

Jamie Johansen Leave a Comment

Join Alltech for a live webinar with Dr. Darrell Johnson, Director of Regulatory Services, University of Kentucky on September 29th at 2:30 pm EST. Topic up for discussion is “Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD): What it means to me.” Key points which will be covered include: – What it means – Gain a better understanding of what exactly the veterinary feed …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Feed, Livestock, Veterinary, VFD, Webinar

Novus International’s 8th Annual Sustainability Report

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Novus International released its 2015 Sustainability Report. This report serves to document activities and improvements for the Company’s social, environmental and economic sustainability program. Their Sustainability Priorities Compass highlights five impact areas: Customer Productivity and Profitability, Supply Chain Efficiency, Human Health and Nutrition, Sustainable Animal Agriculture, and Engaged and Empowered Employees. As a complement to the Compass, in 2015, Novus …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Feed, Livestock, Novus International, sustainability

USDA-GIPSA Issues Approval for 3 Minute Aflatoxin Test

Jamie Johansen

USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has officially approved Charm Sciences, Inc.’s ROSA® WET®-S3 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test (AFQ-WETS3) for testing of aflatoxin in the U.S. national grain inspection system. An official Certificate of Conformance from USDA/GIPSA declares that the test kit meets the accuracy specifications for 5 to 300 ppb aflatoxin in corn. The Charm ROSA AFQ-WETS3 test …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, corn, Feed, Nutrition, usda

Balchem & Perdue AgriBusiness Form Strategic Alliance

Jamie Johansen

Perdue AgriBusiness and Balchem Corporation will be working together to advance the science of precision feeding for dairy cattle. Founded on a shared vision for improving dairy cow efficiency and nurtured by a mutual respect for their science-based business models, the two companies have joined forces to extend the implementation of precision feeding principles and bring new products to the …

Agribusiness, Cattle, Dairy, Feed

These Global Buyers Share Why #USSoy

Jamie Johansen

The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Midwest Specialty Grains Conference welcomed hundreds of decision-making global U.S. soy customers to this year’s event to further the relationship building process and put a face to the American soybean producer. International leaders were able to meet one-on-one with key U.S. trading partners and visit soybean farms throughout the midwest. I met many …

Agribusiness, Audio, Feed, Nutrition, soybeans, USSEC

Aquaculture on the Rise = More #USSoy

Jamie Johansen

Did you know that aquaculture is the fastest growing animal production system in the world today? Or that aquaculture is the fastest growing utilization area for soy protein ingredients? Aquaculture and U.S. soybean production easily fit hand-in-hand. While I was at the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange I quickly realized the relationship aquaculture and the soybean community have formed and …

Ag Group, Aquaculture, Audio, Feed, Fish, Food, soybeans, sustainability, USSEC

US Soy Global Trade Event Attracts International Buyers

Jamie Johansen

The 4th annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Midwest Specialty Grains Conference and Trade Show hosted by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the Midwest Shippers Association (MSA), took place in Indianapolis, IN and is the premiere global soy and grain trade event. Over 700 attendees gathered with 300 of them representing 55 countries around the world, focused …

Ag Group, Audio, Export, Feed, Food, soybeans, USSEC

Mycotoxin Experts Talk Current, Future Scientific Landscape

Jamie Johansen

According to Biomin, new mycotoxin findings suggest that they have a significant impact on livestock production in less headline-grabbing ways, such as impairing gut health. “Research has implicated physiological and immunological effects at lower and more common levels of contamination that ultimately affects gastrointestinal tract functionality,” according to Prof. Todd Applegate of the University of Georgia. “These effects range from …

Agribusiness, Feed, Livestock, Nutrition

Partnership in Forage Testing

Jamie Johansen

Calibrate® Technologies partners with Dairyland Laboratories, Inc., to offer Calibrate® forage quality tests for starch and fiber digestibility as well as Calibrate® RFQ. Calibrate® forage quality tests provide highly accurate digestibility and quality information to improve forage performance in a dairy herd’s ration. “The agreement between Dairyland Laboratories and Calibrate® Technologies will expand service reach, reduce the impact of nutrition …

Agribusiness, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Cattle Producer Talks DDGs at #ACE2016

Lizzy Schultz

The growth of the ethanol industry and the use of dried distillers grains (DDGs), a co-product of ethanol production, as livestock feed have both harnessed significant controversy and skepticism from livestock producers through the years, and the use of distillers grains as livestock feed was a major topic of discussion at this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) Conference, held …

Audio, Cattle, corn, ethanol, Feed, Nutrition