Become a Farm Technologist

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Alltech, Audio, Technology

The future of farming was the center of discussion at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference and their is no future of farming if younger generations aren’t interested in it. Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Alltech, Dr. Karl Dawson, has taken on the challenge of making education exciting throughout animal agriculture, which he believes will be the driving force … Read More

Transforming Veterinary Medicine for the Future

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Alltech, Alltech Global Dairy/Beef, Animal Health, Antibiotics, Audio, FDA, Nutrition, Policy, Technology, University, Veterinary

Several of the lecture sessions during ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference centered around opportunities and innovations pertaining to animal health and nutrition, and many offered unique perspectives on ways to overcome the many challenges facing those fields. One of the most unique, comprehensive perspectives offered to attendees was that of Dr. Stephen Collett, DVM, a clinical professor at the University … Read More

Ralco Launches Redesigned Website

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Company Announcement, Internet, Technology

Ralco has launched a new, redesigned version of its website that now offers users extensive information about Ralco’s people, purpose, science, and technologies. The new site provides a clear vision of how the company works today, as well as showcasing Ralco’s vision for carrying out its mission to provide a safe and abundant global food supply into the future. The … Read More

Genus and Caribou Announce Collaboration

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Biotech, Company Announcement, Genetics, Genomics, Research, Science, Technology

This week, Genus plc and Caribou Biosciences, Inc. announced a multi-year strategic collaboration. As part of the collaboration, Genus will receive a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s leading CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology platform in certain livestock species. The partnership marks the largest technology-driven alliance that Genus has made to date, and positions Caribou at the forefront of an emerging market … Read More

NFI Launches New Website

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Company Announcement, Fish, Food, Technology

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has announced the launch of, a newly redesigned website with major updates to its functionality and direction. will not host any recipes, and will instead be used as a home for advocacy and industry information. The site offers a dynamic platform that will bring the newest content to visitors, and live streaming social … Read More

AGI President Discusses Genomics Technology

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Angus, Audio, Beef, Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Technology

While visiting the headquarters of the American Angus Association in St. Joseph, Missouri, AgWired’s Jamie Johansen was able to sit down for an interview with Dr. Dan Moser, president of Angus Genetics Incorporated (AGI), the largest provider of genetics worldwide AGI develops and promotes technology for use by the beef industry, including DNA technology, and has developed genomic-enhanced EPDs for … Read More

Sorghum Awards Enginuity Grant for Livestock Feed Tech

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Agribusiness, Feed, Technology

Enginuity Worldwide, a Missouri-based biotechnology company, announced today United Sorghum Checkoff has awarded the company a $100,000 grant to expand its livestock feed technology research program. The grant will help Enginuity produce better sources of animal feed using patented rotary compression technology. “The United Sorghum Checkoff Program has provided us with a tremendous opportunity to research and develop affordable, nutritious … Read More

USDA Invests $5.2 Million In Nanotechnology

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Research, Science, Technology, University, usda

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment in nanotechnology research totaling more than $5.2 million in the form of university research grants. The awards were made through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), the nation’s premier competitive, peer-reviewed grants program for fundamental and applied agricultural sciences, and will affect 11 agricultural research universities looking into ways nanotechnology can … Read More

Standing Equine MRI Wins IOP Award

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Animal Health, Equine, Technology, Veterinary

Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging has been named as a winner of The Institute of Physics Innovation Award 2015 for their development of the EQ2, the world’s first and only magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system for the standing horse in 2002. The Institute of Physics (IOP) Innovation Award is an accolade that recognize companies that achieve significant commercial success built on physics. … Read More

Alltech & Rothamsted Form Research Partnership

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Alltech, International, Research, sustainability, Technology, University

Alltech Crop Science is partnering with Rothamsted Research, one of the oldest agricultural research institutes in the world, for a strategic alliance in the field of agricultural research. Rothamsted has provided cutting-edge science and innovation for more than 170 years. This alliance is part of Alltech’s commitment to advancing its research in microbiology, bio-chemistry and nutrigenomics, and to bridge the … Read More