Oct 03

Don't Forget About Barn Design

Don't Forget About Barn Design
Global 500 speaker Bruce Woodacre spoke on Thursday during the dairy session about barn design. Bruce reminded attendees that a happy cow is a productive cow.

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Oct 02

Mark Lyons Discusses Opportunities in China

Mark Lyons Discusses Opportunities in China
Dr. Mark Lyons, Vice President of Alltech, spoke about the opportunities and challenges faced by beef and dairy producers in China at Global 500. For example, 70% of people in China will live in cities by 2030. As a result, meat and milk consumption could increase another 50%. You can watch his full presentation during Session 1 on the Alltech Ag Network.

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Oct 02

Sharing Information is Key

Sharing Information is Key

The whole ethos of Alltech’s Global 500 Event is to bring farmers together to discuss ideas for improving profitability on their home farms. During the 2 days of meetings – on October 2nd and 3rd – farmers will have the opportunity to meet their peers from around the world and engage in dialogue and idea sharing. There is a mind-boggling array of farming systems globally.  Often farmers can only learn how other regions produce their meat and milk through media sources.

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Oct 02

A Look at Sainte Maure Dairy Farm

A Look at Sainte Maure Dairy Farm

Sainte Maure - an agricultural high school near Troyes, Aube, in France, has a dairy farm with 120 cows. The milk collected is used to produce Chaource cheese, according to AOC specifications.

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