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WATTAGNET: 4 requirements for quality piglet starter feeds

In order to feed a growing world population, the pig industry must make sure that piglets at weaning are getting the best starter diet possible, said Paul Groenewegen, sales and nutrition manger, Alltech Canada.

BRITISH DAIRYING MAGAZINE: Focus on detail helps sustain dairying efficiency

Rigorous attention to detail on a range of key areas is helping Arla farmers, Maurice and Zoe Davey, to keep increasing the efficiency of their dairy herd. Foot trimming is one of the Davey's current priorities, as they strive to eliminate lameness completely from their all-year-round calving 120-cow Marwin pedigree Holstein herd. 

AGDAILY: Farm Babe: Alltech conference disrupts the scene in agricultural technology

When Irish biochemist Dr. Pearse Lyons founded his company Alltech in 1980 with only $10,000, I wonder if he foresaw how his ideas would grow into a multi-billion dollar empire over the course of the decades.

EFEEDLINK: Alltech Young Scientist award winners unveiled at ONE Alltech conference

Two students accepted the top global awards for the 12th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) programme, the world' most prestigious agriscience competition for university students.

LEXINGTON HERALD LEADER: Cows in the cloud. Could Lexington be hub for tech, agriculture?

A former corporate banker, David Hunt is a co-founder of Cainthus, a Dublin-based company formed with the purpose of digitizing agriculture. Hunt also is a member of the faculty at Singularity University in Silicon Valley.

DROVERS: 5 Tips to Make More Strategic Farm Decisions

During challenging financial times, strategic direction and business planning are vital—albeit intimidating. As the leader of your operation, you need to provide the direction for your team. Do so by empowering your employees, being an agile decision maker and thinking broadly about what can throw you off course.

WATTAGNET: Poultry industry needs to reach out to ‘prosumers’

In order to achieve success, it is important for poultry companies to understand the wants and needs of consumers. However, there is one type of consumer that perhaps the poultry industry could do a better job of reaching, said Paulo Rigolin, Alltech global poultry director.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Live! One '17 the Alltech Ideas Conference

The theme of One, Alltech’s Ideas Conference was disruption of the status quo and throughout the multi-day conference in Lexington, Kentucky there was an emphasis on research, products and ideas that both had disrupted the market, or were making an effort to do so.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Mycotoxins may be an overlooked stressor for antibiotic-free poultry producers

In antibiotic free production, mycotoxin presence may be an overlooked gut health challenge for poultry, says researcher.

WATTAGNET: Keep workers in mind when remodeling pig barns

When pig barns are remodeled, careful consideration to the animals’ safety and well-being are often taken into account. However, it is also important to keep the people who are working with the pigs in mind.