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BEEF CENTRAL: Mexico’s SuKarne expands footprint to increase exports

Mexico’s largest beef producer, SuKarne, has expanded its footprint outside its homeland to access more export markets.

OKLAHOMA FARM REPORT: Alltech Researcher Maurice Boland Explains How to Push the Limits of Your Beef Cattle's Efficiency

According to Alltech’s European Research Director Dr. Maurice Boland, there is always room for improvement when talking about maximizing the efficiency of our beef cattle. At the recent Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, KY, Boland discussed this thought - explaining how nutrition at the beginning stage of an animal’s lifecycle, can play a key role in its efficiency.

BEEF CENTRAL: Large US trial shows nutrition can unlock further feedlot gains

Nutrition can be a more powerful tool than genetic manipulation for controlling production, animal health and quality, a large US livestock conference was told recently.

FARM AND DAIRY: Are you farming for the future?

“We have a farm economy that is facing increasing financial challenges and is not going in the direction we think it should or know it can.”  That’s what U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told the House Committee on Agriculture May 17.

OHIO'S COUNTRY JOURNAL: Opportunities for more exports strong in China and other emerging economies

A conversation with Mark Lyons, Global Vice President and head of greater China for Alltech who spoke at the recent National Institute for Animal Agriculture meeting in Columbus.

FEED NAVIGATOR: Industry consolidation, dairy production offer opportunity in Vietnam

As animal production consolidates in Vietnam, several areas of opportunity including feed production, sustainability efforts and dairy generation are created, says regional expert.

Feedstuffs: Unintentional practices add extra pounds to pets

Unintentionally overfeeding a dog can baffle owners who believe they are doing the right thing.

KENTUCKY LIVING: Better lighting means happier chickens

Mass farming grasshoppers. A sensor that texts a farmer when a cow is about to give birth. And an intricate system that provides “mood lighting” for chickens.

WATTAGNET: Will we hear of ‘antibiotic-free fish’ soon?

Companies within the poultry industry have done well in promoting their products that were raised without antibiotics, while those who process pork and beef are following suit. But have you ever wondered why one major protein sector has not yet taken the opportunity to market an antibiotic-free product?

AGWEB: 5 Millennial Management Tips

Odds are good you have millennials on your team. You might even be one of them. This demographic claims more than one in three U.S. jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Whether you are managing millennials or you are a millennial leader responsible for guiding a group of employees in day-to-day operations on your farm, generational differences shouldn’t be ignored. To make sure your team is embracing millennials to perform at peak capacity, follow these guidelines as part of your leadership strategy. 

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