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LIVING THE COUNTRY LIFE: Consumer Food Demands

Nikki Putnam is a registered dietician with Alltech, and follows the trends of what consumers are asking for. She says first and foremost, consumers are asking for transparency, and specifically how their food is produced.

EFEEDLINK: Antibiotic resistance: recognising the need for change

Antibiotic resistance has the potential to become one of the greatest problems of our generation, given the ever increasing rise in bacterial strains that are less and less sensitive to existing treatments. While abuse of antibiotics in humans is probably the major contributor, policy makers have turned the spotlight on agricultural use as a way to control the problem. 

CANADIAN POULTRY: Management is key to antibiotic-free production

In November 2016, poultry producers from around the world gathered to hear Erik Helmink, marketing director at HatchTech, share his expertise on antibiotic-free poultry production at EuroTier, the world’s largest livestock production trade fair.

EFEEDLINK: Nan Yang Rising: South East Asian takes over from China as a world agribusiness locomotive

Southeast Asia's 600 million people are taking over from China as the main driver of growing world demand for feed and meat. This can be easily seen in Alltech's Global Feed Survey data.

NATIONAL HOG FARMER: Swine and poultry production gain new recommendations for supplementation with organic minerals

The Federal University of Viçosa in Brazil has launched a new edition of the “Brazilian Tables for Poultry and Swine.” The new edition verifies, through several studies using Alltech products, the efficiency of organic minerals in the supplementation of monogastric animals.

AG DAILY: Calf health: Stop Salmonella before it spreads

A calf may have the healthiest gastrointestinal tract and best immune system in the world at birth, but that doesn’t mean it’s not susceptible to Salmonella. So where does Salmonella come from, and what can we do to help prevent it?

BROWNFIELD: Chinese economic transition could open markets for american ag

A U.S. feed industry leader (Alltech) says China’s economic transition continues to create opportunities for American farmers.

REAL AGRICULTURE: Keeping an Open Mind on the Future of Bio-Stimulants

Lyndsay Smith speaks with Colin Richardson, Alltech Crop Science, to talk about bio-stimulants, what farmers can expect from product offerings, and, yes, even tackle that oft-used “snake oil” term when we talk about new products.

NAFB: Alltech Ideas Conference Offers Unique Insight

Alltech’s 33rd annual business conference coming up in May will offer producers the chance to bring useful ideas back to the farm. One, the Alltech Ideas Conference, will take place between May 21st through 24th in Lexington, Kentucky. With more than 3,000 attendees representing nearly 80 countries around the world, the conference helps producers find and implement innovative ideas on the farm, according to Alltech brand and species marketing manager Justin Ellis.

NAFB: Gastrointestinal health provides success in cattle, dairy production

Getting calves off to a healthy start can improve productivity and profitability on the farm. By considering gastrointestinal health, producers can prevent or better address animal health problems that may appear. Alltech’s trademark technology Bio-Mos is derived from a specific strain of yeast that helps promote animal performance. Alltech business development manager, Brian Lawless, says establishing a healthy nutrition base with products such as Bio-Mos can help prevent or address challenges.