Send a Cow Supporting Farmers in Africa

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Farming, International

This winter, Paddy the goat is modeling a hand knitted Christmas jumper to help encourage residents of the UK make a positive difference to farmers trying to escape poverty in Africa this holiday season through the UK charity Send a Cow. Send a Cow is encouraging people to move away from traditional gifts this festive period and instead purchase a … Read More

Alltech Marketing Selenium-Enriched Eggs in Mongolia

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Alltech, Eggs, International, Nutrition

Tumen Shuvuut, one of the largest layer companies in Mongolia, announced in a press conference that the company will begin marketing selenium-enriched eggs made with Sel-Plex organic selenium to Mongolian consumers nationwide. During the press conference, held in conjunction with the Public Health Institute of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, the company explained that the selenium egg is being launched to help … Read More

KEENAN & Storti Collaboration Unveiled at Agromek

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Company Announcement, International

KEENAN and Storti have recently announced a wide-ranging collaboration during Agromek, Northern Europe’s largest agricultural fair. Together, the two companies have built a range of twin- and triple-auger KEENAN vertical feeders. Long synonymous with the paddle feeder, KEENAN sees the introduction of a vertical offering to their range as a major development. “KEENAN has always been proponents of the unique … Read More

New Foundation Empowers Dairy Farmers

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Dairy, dairy farming, International

Husband and wife dairy farming duo Donald and Cheri De Jong have launched The De Jong Foundation as an effort to empower dairy farmers by investing in research, education, and programs that inspire innovative dairy farming practices. The De Jongs serve as the executive leadership and founders for their family farming operations, including Natural Prairie Dairy Farms, Northside Farms and … Read More

Alltech To Showcase Technologies at EuroTier

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Alltech, Animal Health, Company Announcement, International, Nutrition

Profitability and efficiency are the key to success as farmers continue to navigate a sinking commodities market, and Alltech is here to help: The company will showcase its latest research and innovative technologies to help farmers become more profitable at EuroTier, held Nov. 15–18, 2016, in Hanover, Germany. Alltech will highlight their latest innovative technologies and scientifically proven programs, each … Read More

DMI CEO Outlines Plan for Dairy Sales Abroad

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Dairy, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Management Inc., Food, International

Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) CEO Tom Gallagher delivered a highlight of dairy checkoff priorities during the 2016 joint annual meeting of the United Dairy Industry Association, the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board, and National Milk Producers Federation in Nashville. Gallagher unveiled how DMI, which manages the national dairy checkoff, will partner with Yum! Brands, the parent company of Kentucky … Read More

USMEF Strategically Planning for Future

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Beef, Export, International, USMEF

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) conducted a media conference call this morning from the USMEF Strategic Planning Conference in Carlsbad, California. The call was held as USMEF looks forward to celebrating its 40th Anniversary, and featured opening remarks from Philip Seng, USMEF president and CEO, Joel Haggard, senior vice president, Asia Pacific, and Chad Russell, regional director, Mexico, Central … Read More

Global DDGS Utilization Discussion

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, distillers grains, ethanol, Export, Feed, Grain, International

A panel of U.S. Grains Council consultants traded international perspectives on the utilization of the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains (DDGS) in various countries during the Export Exchange 2016 in Detroit last week. The panel included (pictured left to right) Indonesia consultant Dr. Budi Tangendjaja, Moroccan consultant Dr. A. Ait Boulahsen, USGC Global Trade manager Alvaro Cordero and moderator Kevin … Read More

Supply Demand Outlook for DDGS at #ExEx16

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, distillers grains, ethanol, Export, Feed, International

Record domestic livestock supplies mean demand is increasing for the ethanol co-product distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) but the export picture is less clear, according to Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper who talked about the DDGS supply-demand outlook at Export Exchange 2016 in Detroit last week. “We’re looking at record ethanol production this year, so … Read More

Showcasing U.S. Red Meat at SIAL Paris

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Audio, Beef, Events, Export, Export, International, Pork, USMEF

On this week’s audio report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), Dan Halstrom, USMEF senior vice president for marketing, discusses his recent experience showcasing U.S. beef and pork with USMEF and several of its member companies at SIAL Paris. The global food show is held every two years, and this year’s event attracted approximately 7,000 exhibitors and over 100,000 … Read More