NCC Calls for Reduction of 2017 Ethanol Levels

Lizzy Schultz

The National Chicken Council (NCC) has stated their support for recent efforts to create a more reasonable and sustainable approach to the nation’s biofuel fuel policy. The organization believes that the diversion of corn from feed to fuel exacts a heavy toll on U.S. chicken producers, as well as American consumers, at the pump and the plate. “NCC believes the …

Ag Group, Chicken, Company Announcement, energy, EPA, ethanol, Feed, Government, National Chicken Council, Policy

Feed & Grain LIVE Announces Event Location

Lizzy Schultz

Feed & Grain has announced that Feed & Grain LIVE, along with the Preventive Controls for Animal Food course, presented by Iowa State University and the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), will be held at Prairie Meadows Casino and Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. Feed & Grain LIVE will be held Aug. 22-23, with the Preventive Controls for Animal Food …

AFBF, AFIA, Ag Group, Agribusiness, Company Announcement, Events, Feed, food safety

Forage Sampling Tips From Hubbard Feeds

Lizzy Schultz

Forage season has swung into full force, and as harvest season begins its approach, don’t forget to send those forage samples in for lab analysis. Analyzing samples is a vital processes in the harvest process, and the team at Hubbard Feeds has compiled a list of tips and considerations to take when sending your forage samples in for analysis this …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Alfalfa, Farming, Feed, Forage

BioZyme Develops Natural Silage Additive

Lizzy Schultz

If not fermented properly, silage can lose valuable energy, protein and fiber components that are often destroyed during the ensiling process. BioZyme Inc. has developed AmaSile, a natural silage additive scientifically formulated to reduce the time required to properly ferment, minimize nutrient loss and reduce spoilage by undesirable bacteria. “AmaSile works to stimulate the growth and development of beneficial microorganisms …

Ag Group, Alfalfa, BioZyme, Cattle, Feed, Forage, Nutrition, Silage

FDA Releases Fifth Progress Report on GFI #213

Lizzy Schultz

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its fifth progress report highlighting its recent actions to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals with the publication of Guidance for Industry (GFI) #213. All of the affected drug sponsors have committed in writing to making the changes described in the guidance by the end of 2016, and …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Antibiotics, FDA, Feed, Health, Pharmaceutical, Policy, Veterinary

BioZyme Supports Nationwide Dealer Network

Jamie Johansen

BioZyme® Inc. product dealers from across the country gathered to attend the supplement division’s annual Dealer Retreat on June 15-16. “We are fully committed to our family of dealers and understand the important role dealers play in the success of our company. Our dedicated dealers are the face of BioZyme when it comes to daily interaction with our customers, so …

Agribusiness, Feed, Livestock, Nutrition

Purina Recalls Medicated Sheep Feed

Lizzy Schultz

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Purina Lamb Grower B30 Medicated Sheep Feed for elevated copper levels. The recalled product is formula number L329, item number 1850500-206, lot number 6MAY06WCH2, and is packaged in the green and white generic paper LAND O LAKES® Feed bags. The feed was distributed in Ohio and Pennsylvania from May 12, …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Feed, Health, Nutrition, Purina

Learn to Maximize Forage Power at Alltech Webinar

Jamie Johansen

Join Dr. Dave Davies, director of Silage Solutions Ltd., United Kingdom, for a Alltech webinar on maximizing your forage power on farm with practical solutions for success on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11 am ET. Davies grew up on a Welsh farm and spent several years studying agriculture and grasslands. Beginning in 2007, he led the silage research portfolio …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Forage, Livestock, Nutrition

BASF & Balchem Introduce Amasil

Jamie Johansen

BASF and Balchem Corporation introduced Amasil® during the 2016 World Pork Expo. The formic acid has been approved for use by swine producers in the United States. In pig diets, Amasil is considered the most potent organic acid for feed acidification by simply lowering the pH of the feed. The less favorable environment for bacteria reduces feed-borne pathogens and decreases …

Agribusiness, Audio, BASF, Feed, Nutrition, Swine, World Pork Expo

Realizing the Hidden Value at Novus

Jamie Johansen

The concept of value is one we discuss a lot throughout animal nutrition. We typically try to measure value, but there is qualitative value. Let’s think health and well-being, trust, scientific expertise or partnerships. Novus International gets all that and put together a panel of senior leadership to share their personal stories from the field where they have uncovered the …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, enzymes, Feed, Novus International, Nutrition