Jul 07

Forget the brochure... take a tour!

Forget the brochure... take a tour!
Gerry Giggins, director of Farm Tours Ireland, is a tour guide – for farms. He spends his days leading students, tourists and farmers from around the world across scenic pastures and throughout booming production facilities throughout Ireland, all to bring them wonderful insight into the country’s proudest industry --agriculture.

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Jul 01

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket

Heatwave Burning Hole in Beef Producer’s Pocket
In the words of country music singer Luke Bryan, to a farmer, “Rain is a good thing.” Australian feed lot operator, Jim Cudmore, couldn’t agree more. One of the gravest challenges to profitability on his beef feedlot in Queensland, Australia, is nature itself -- and right now, there’s no rain in sight. “We had about three good seasons after a seven-year drought, from 2002-2009,” he says.

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Apr 10

Leaving a Legacy

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Leaving a Legacy Mandi McLeod

Mandi McLeod at Global 500

Mandi McLeod, family business strategy consultant at Systems Insights, Ltd., shares valuable tips on succession planning at Alltech’s Global 500.

As a farmer, you’ve sustained the lives of 155 people throughout your years of back-breaking work. Your blood, sweat and tears have been the lifeblood of your community, and the lifeblood of the human race. If you ever wonder if what you’ve done has made an impact, rest assured it has. So when it comes to your business, it’s important to make sure that it leaves behind the same legacy.

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Mar 27

Global 500: Mark Dielissen Experiences Improved Crop Yields with Alltech Crop Science’s Impro-Grain®

Categories: Alltech Global 500
Global 500: Mark Dielissen Experiences Improved Crop Yields with Alltech Crop Science’s Impro-Grain® Mark Dielissen

Mark Dielissen

While at Global 500, Mark Dielissen, Concept Manager at Heemskerk Dairy, shares his experience using Alltech's Impro-Grain®.

We caught up with Mark DielissenConcept Manager at Heemskerk Dairy, at Alltech’s Global 500 in Dublin and asked him about his experience using Alltech Crop Science’s Impro-Grain® on his corn silage. Powered by Grain-Set® technology, Impro-Grain® is made from Alltech’s unique blend of micronutrients and fermentation products.

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