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FEEDINFO: Behind the Scenes of the Alltech Global Feed Survey

Alltech's global feed survey is, by most accounts, the standard for gauging animal feed consumption worldwide. The numbers are cited everywhere. The United Nations uses them. Private foundations use them. Rabobank uses them. “We even understand that most of our competitors use them,” adds Aidan Connolly, Alltech's Chief Innovation Officer and the leader of the survey project. 

IRISH FARMERS MONTHLY: Alltech Ireland's Country Manager

Summer weekends are spent exhibiting his black cattle across the country and picking up awards regularly in the stock-judging arenas. Cathal’s role in Alltech allows him to explore different aspects of livestock farming.

THE BUSINESS POST: From the farm to your plate

Data is changing the way you eat.

ALL ABOUT FEED: Alltech: "Feed sector is growing and consolidating"

The international feed tonnage has exceeded 1 billion metric tonnes for the first time.

FEEDINFO: Poultry industry must remain attuned to empowered Chinese 'prosumers'

In a special session at the recent IPPE in Atlanta, Alltech's head of Greater China, Dr. Mark Lyons, touched upon a variety of themes related to Chinese animal production, from the trends towards scale and integration to the resource scarcities whose impacts on production operations are likely to grow. However, one of the key messages was on the increased enfranchisement of the Chinese consumer. “I believe there are more prosumers in China than any other market in the world today,” he declaimed.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Despite feed mill consolidation, global feed production rises

Although the number of feed mills in production has fallen by 7%, the amount of feed generated in 2016 increased and surpassed 1bn metric tons for the first time, said Alltech.

FEED NAVIGATOR: A lot of companies in Australia look at environmental performance as a USP

Agri-environmental consultancy, Alltech E-CO2, launches into the Australian market and reveals plans for North American expansion, as part of a strategy to globalize its environmental assessment services for farmers.

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN CANADA: Consumer demand and producer opportunity: Producing DHA-enriched milk products

Healthy brain and eye development in children. Decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. Improved cognitive function. What if consumers could receive these benefits from a piece of cheese or the milk poured on their cereal?

FEED NAVIGATOR: Feeding cows milk that may contain antibiotic residues - what's the risk?

Europe’s Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published an opinion that milk or colostrum that could contain antibiotic residue should not be fed to calves. Alltech’s Dr. Richard Murphy shared some comments on this decision with Feed Navigator, including how this could impact lifetime performance of the calf.

NAFB: Global feed production surpasses one billion metric tons

Annual global feed production surpassed the one billion metric ton mark for the first-time last year. The 2017 Global Feed Survey released by Alltech Wednesday shows the figure represents a 3.7 percent increase from the year prior. The survey assesses compound feed production and prices through Alltech’s global sales team and industry partners. Audio with Aidan Connolly, Alltech chief innovation officer and vice president of corporate accounts. Listen here: Alltech Feed Survey Wrap.mp3