Alltech’s Commitment to Sustainable Aquaculture

Jamie Johansen

According to the 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey, the aquaculture industry experienced a 12% increase in feed production in 2016. Asia maintained its volume and accounts for approximately three-quarters of global production per Alltech’s 2016 Aquaculture Survey. These results are no surprise, but present a new set of challenges. Dr. Aoife Lyons, director of educational initiatives and engagement for Alltech, …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Aquaculture, Fish, Food, Nutrition

The Cargill Buying Experience

Jamie Johansen

The many customer experiences were showcased in the Cargill booth during the recent Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Mollie Dreibrodt serves as the marketing communications lead in beef for Cargill’s animal nutrition and walked me through how they serve cattle producers both big and small. “No matter the type of beef cattle operation you have, we’ve got you …

Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cargill, Cattle, NCBA, Nutrition

Fly Farms to Provide Alternative Protein for Animal Feeds

Jamie Johansen

What…A fly farm? Yep that’s right, AgriProtein has partnered with Christof Industries to build up to 25 fly farms a year up-cycling organic waste into insect protein for animal feeds. This is quite an interesting concept. Do you think we will see fly protein in local feed stores anytime soon? Using a high-tech blueprint developed with Christof Industries, AgriProtein plans …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition

Zoetis Offers Tips for a Healthy Spring Transition

Lizzy Schultz

Farms across America are inching closer to the warmer weather of springtime, and cattle health is especially important during seasonal transitions. Dr. Blaine Corners, PhD, Senior Nutritionist with Zoetis, sat down with our Jamie Johansen during the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show to give some nutrition tips for producers as they begin to move into the spring …

Agribusiness, Audio, Beef, Cattle, NCBA, Nutrition, Zoetis

Alltech’s Focus on Calf Immunity

Jamie Johansen

Alltech hosted a Calf Immunity Forum full of experts discussing the latest strategies and newest technologies for a profitable calf immunity program during the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show. Scours, pathogen build-up, bad weather and other challenges can hurt your cattle and your bottom line. Alltech’s trademark technology, BIO-MOS, has been on the market for over 20 …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Cattle, Nutrition

#USsoy Brings Competitive Advantage to Aquaculture

Jamie Johansen

Iowa no-till corn and soybean farmer, Rolland Schnell, was one of the many farmers from states throughout the Midwest who trekked south to Panama for the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) Aquaculture Educational Opportunity. During the event we spent a day at the Panama Canal getting a full glimpse of the important role infrastructure plays …

Ag Group, Aquaculture, Audio, Feed, Fish, Food, Nutrition, soybeans, Transportation, USSEC

Alltech’s 6th Annual Global Feed Survey Results

Jamie Johansen

Alltech has announced the results of their 6th annual Global Feed Survey. Results indicate that for the first time, the world produced more than 1 billion metric tons of feed in a single year and did so with a 7 percent reduction in feed mills. The survey gathered information from 30,000 feed mills in 141 countries, making this year’s analysis …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Feed, Forage, Nutrition

Cargill Reports What Pigs Eat Matters to Millennials

Jamie Johansen

According to a Cargill Feed4Thought consumer survey, millennial consumers say what pigs eat has a strong influence on their pork-buying habits. The survey, which polled more than 2,000 people in the U.S. and Spain, found that 43% of American millennials say that a pig’s diet influences their purchasing decisions. In Spain, the second-largest pork-producing country in Europe, the number was …

Agribusiness, Cargill, Feed, Nutrition, Pork, Swine

Coppens International Unveils Aquatic Feed Innovations

Lizzy Schultz

Coppens International, an Alltech company and leading international aquatic feed solutions provider, has announced a wide range of projects that have emerged from their partnership with Alltech in 2016, including the introduction of several new algae products containing innovative Alltech technologies. The two companies have added the following Alltech aquaculture technologies to the Coppens International aquatic feed range with hopes …

Agribusiness, Algae, Alltech, Feed, Nutrition

Dairy Groups Concerned with Proposed Changes in WIC

Jamie Johansen

Jim Mulhern, President and CEO of National Milk Producers Federation, and Michael Dykes, D.V.M., President and CEO of International Dairy Foods Association are concerned with the proposed changes in WIC from the National Academy of Sciences who is suggesting a major reduction in servings of milk. “The NAS Committee’s recommendations would undermine the nutritional value of the WIC program to …

Ag Group, Dairy, Dairy Group, Food, idfa, Milk, National Milk, Nutrition