Repreve® Renewables Becomes AGgrow Tech

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, BIO

Repreve® Renewables, LLC unveiled a new company name and logo as part of a corporate rebranding initiative. The new name, AGgrow Tech, illustrates the companies dedication to biomass products and renewable energy solutions derived from Giant Miscanthus grass, a high-yielding, low-input and drought-tolerant perennial. “We are an agriculture-based company, and feel this transition better supports our drive to be the … Read More

First Animal Biotechnology Summit Set for September

Jamie JohansenAg Group, BIO, Biotech

The first Animal Biotech Summit will be held September 21-23 in Bethesda, Maryland. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is hosting the event, which will focus on using animal biotechnology to advance the objectives of One Health. Featured topics include: biotechnology applications and policy issues associated with emerging infectious diseases; animal models of human diseases; food safety; biodefense; agricultural productivity; biodiversity … Read More

New Bio-Vet Technology

News EditorBIO, Feed

Bio-Vet, Inc. has introduced a new technology for dairy producers to improve the energy balance and milk production in their cows. Dairy ProP169®, a direct-fed microbial featuring Propionibacterium freudenreichii strain P169, is a naturally occurring rumen-origin bacterium and is compatible with other technologies such as yeast, rBST and monensin. In controlled feeding trials, cows fed strain P169 showed significant improvements … Read More

Bio-Vet Introduces Generator-D

News EditorAnimal Health, BIO, Feed, Industry News

Bio-Vet, Inc. has an exciting new product for dairy producers – the Generator™-D, a direct fed microbial product that contains high levels of beneficial microbials at a low inclusion rate. In research, Generator microbial products have been shown to improve appetite, maintain dry matter intake, improve digestion and feed utilization, improve production (milk and meat) and help cattle tolerate heat … Read More

Blogging The BIO

Chuck ZimmermanBIO, Biotech

BIO 2006Beginning late Sunday I’ll be blogging the BIO 2006 Convention in Chicago. This is a very large event that covers the full range of biotechnology, including agriculture. I’m going to be on the lookout for news related to the dairy business and will post it here.