Mar 14

AGCO Fuse™ Technologies - Farm Innovation in Action

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
AGCO Fuse™ Technologies - Farm Innovation in Action Farm Innovation Series Attendees

From March 7 to March 21, 2014, Alltech is presenting the Farm Innovation Series for farmers interested in learning about nutrition analysis, agronomy and technical developments that impact their ability to produce more and become more efficient in their dairy farm operations.

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Feb 27

American Dairy Farmers Learn About Farming in Ireland

American Dairy Farmers Learn About Farming in Ireland
American dairy farmers Matt and Megan Frye of Chestertown, Maryland traveled to Ireland for Alltech’s Global 500 where they toured various farms and took an inside look at how dairy farming in Ireland differs from in the United States. Here’s what they discovered.

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Jan 22

A Look Inside The Zero-Grazing Method: How One Northern Ireland Farmer Maintains Profitability Through Sustainability

A Look Inside The Zero-Grazing Method: How One Northern Ireland Farmer Maintains Profitability Through Sustainability
George Bingham’s family business of raising dairy cattle, like many, once depended on the vegetation in the wide open spaces of green pastures in Northern Ireland to maintain profitability. But when The Nitrates Action Programme was implemented in 2007, regulations were placed on livestock farmers that limited their use of pastures for roughly five months (from October to February) in an effort to keep local water systems clean from the nitrates and phosphorus that can leach from the manure of pasture-grazed cows.

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Jan 06

Don’t Let Winter Dysentery Put a Freeze on Your Herd's Milk Production

Categories: Agriculture, Dairy Cows
Don’t Let Winter Dysentery Put a Freeze on Your Herd's Milk Production

As the Arctic blast wreaks havoc across many parts of the United States, regions are seeing record low temperatures and record highs of weather-related stress on livestock. Plummeting winter temperatures are making many dairy operations reconsider their winter survival tactics and preparation for disease challenges that can come with the change of the seasons.

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