Jun 06

What About our Carbon Hoofprint?

What About our Carbon Hoofprint?
As a meat producer and a mom, I hear a lot of information about animal agriculture and the environment. Some groups claim that meat production is one of the main driving forces hurting the environment. They claim that we need to go ‘back to the start’ in food production, insinuating that we should go back to producing food the way we did decades ago.

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Jun 04

Alltech Symposium Breakout Sessions Highlight Advances in Livestock Nutrition Programs

Alltech Symposium Breakout Sessions Highlight Advances in Livestock Nutrition Programs
This year’s Alltech Symposium offered many great programs during the breakout sessions. Of greatest interest to me were several sessions focusing on the future of animal nutrition. I had the opportunity to attend two of these sessions.

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Jun 04

What is the Largest Issue Facing the Cattle Industry?

What is the Largest Issue Facing the Cattle Industry?
While at the Symposium, I had the opportunity to speak with Alex Evans, a reproductive physiologist from University College Dublin. Alex shared his thoughts about the biggest issues facing the cattle industry along with his recent research in maternal nutrition. Play the video to see what he has to say.

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May 31

Discussion Dinner Highlights: Beef in 2020

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During symposium we brought our beef industry attendees together for a discussion dinner, paired with the delicious Lyons Farm Fillet of Beef Wellington. The topic of discussion was sustainability in the global beef industry. Through the participation of attendees from North America, Europe and Latin America we were able to benefit from a variety of different viewpoints on the sustainability of using antibiotics, hormones and other growth promoters in beef production as we look to the future in 2020.

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