Dec 05

3 Pillars of Successful Farming Support the World’s Dairy & Beef Producers

3 Pillars of Successful Farming Support the World’s Dairy & Beef Producers

Efficiency, Profitability and Sustainability

More than 570 farmers and producers from the beef and dairy industries came to Lexington, Kentucky to hear about the future of animal production and how they can keep their business profitable by focusing on the three pillars of successful farming: efficiency, profitability and sustainability. 

Over the next couple of days, the Global 500 attendees will learn:


Dec 04

Focusing on the Global Dairy & Beef Industry

Focusing on the Global Dairy & Beef Industry

Farms in Focus Contest Voting Now Open!

Want to know what dairy and beef farming really looks like? Well now is your chance! We’ve partnered with producers, students, and farm families everywhere to show the world our Farms in Focus.


Jun 19

Environmentally Efficient Cows

Environmentally Efficient Cows Live Scribe from Dr. Mitloehner's Talk

In 2006, a United Nations report entitled “Livestock’s Long Shadow” claimed that the livestock sector is a major player in climate change, “responsible for 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions ... a higher share than transport.”  Appeals for reducing meat consumption to prevent climate change filled the public media, and they continue today (see this recent opinion blog from the New York Times).


Mar 15

Global Tonnage of Animal Feed

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Alltech's Global Feed Summary

Aidan Connolly, VP of Alltech describes the Global Feed Summary that Alltech conducted during 2011 and released early in 2012.

Last year Aidan Connolly asked colleagues in Alltech's offices worldwide to help create a report on the global tonnage of animal feed produced. With offices and distributors in 128 countries he was able to put together a very comprehensive summary. That's not to say that it was easy. Data was collected from thousands of feed mills and manufacturers and compiled into totals for species, countries and regions.



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