Jan 11

On The Road Again

On The Road Again Alltech North America Lecture Tour

The first stop of the North American Lecture Tour has wrapped with a bang! We had a tremendously successful event, with some of the state’s largest dairy producers, feed mill operators, agricultural educators and other influential industry professionals attending. The lectures were very well received by the delegates, with each lecture followed by a spirited and lively Q&A.

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Dec 30

Cautious Optimism for Beef and Dairy Industries

Cautious Optimism for Beef and Dairy Industries Vernon Crowder

Vernon Crowder, Vice President and Agricultural Economist at Rabobank spoke to both the beef and dairy sessions at Global 500. Rabobank was created in 1972 through a merger of German and Dutch regional banks, both of which were formed as farmers’ co-operatives in the 1800s.

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Dec 08

Minimizing Mineral Waste and Maximizing Nutrition

Minimizing Mineral Waste and Maximizing Nutrition Kate Jacques, Alltech’s Director of Nutrition

Kate Jacques is Alltech’s Director of Nutrition. She spoke to beef producers today at Global 500 about the importance of minimizing mineral waste. Trace minerals are unusual in the world of nutrients. They are essential for health and importance but they are only required in very small volumes and in some cases can be detrimental in excessive quantities.

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Dec 07

How Can Farmers Prepare their Employees for the First Day of School

How Can Farmers Prepare their Employees for the First Day of School Declan Coyle speaking at Global 500

Declan Coyle spoke to the Global 500 audience about building a winning team. No one succeeds with a poor self-image, so the first step to meeting any challenge is creating a positive self-image. This is true whether you are preparing yourself for success or preparing an entire team.

Your team on the farm is no different than any other team. Without a positive self-image team members will not visualize themselves succeeding. Mediocre results will be expected and inevitable.

Coyle illustrated the importance of building your team’s positive self-image.

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