October 13, 2017
A major revolution in the business of farming may be on the way. Gary Crawford presents some views on the future of farmers and farming. Gary Crawford, Dr. Karl Dawson and Aidan Connolly with the Alltech company, Professor Michael Boehlje of Purdue University, Mary Shelman, farm owner and former director of Harvard Business School’s Agribusiness Program.
October 11, 2017
As part of United Feeds ongoing commitment to maximising performance of beef cattle in Northern Ireland they recently took a group of beef finishers to view the facilities at the Kepak Farm at Clonee in Co Meath before going along to Alltech’s Eurpoean headquarters in Dunboyne.
The event provided the visiting group with an opportunity to gauge the latest techniques, where the management of finishing cattle are concerned.
October 10, 2017
Cow comfort is priority for Tom Lorenzen, dairy specialist with Alltech. Lorenzen visits dairy farms with the goal of looking for problem areas and finding solutions when it comes to the basic needs of the animals.
“Cows don’t lie,” says Lorenzen. “I look and listen to the cows.”
October 9, 2017
Visitors to the Keenan Alltech booth at the 2017 World Dairy Expo told National Sales Manager Dan Gard that they appreciate the uniformity of the mix they get when using any of Keenan’s five mixers on their farms.
October 6, 2017
What is the future farm? Who is the future farmer? Global biotechnology company and animal nutritional supplement seller Alltech recently hosted a live webinar with four agribusiness experts mulling over the future of agriculture, farms, farmers and consumers.
October 6, 2017
Moisture can mean mold and mycotoxins in grain but Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management Team provides solutions to help safeguard the health of animals and the quality of feed. At World Dairy Expo this week, team nutritionist Dr. Max Hawkins was talking with dairy producers about how multiple mycotoxins in feed can impact milk production and reproduction.
October 5, 2017
Today’s farmers and ranchers are already technicians, biologists, economists and marketing professionals. Experts says the nature of farming will be dramatically different in the future, relying even more on nutrigenomics and big data.
October 2, 2017
Alltech wants to celebrate those picture perfect moments captured in farm life by asking all American farmers, ranchers, and producers to submit and share their farm photos for the opportunity to win one of three trips to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18) held in Lexington, Kentucky, May 20–23, 2018.
September 29, 2017
"As a dairy producer, ensuring your calves have the best start to life begins before the calf is born. The care and nutrition you provide the cow while her calf is in utero can set that calf up for life," writes Amanda Gehman, Research Project Manager, Alltech.
September 27, 2017
Recent research indicates that when compared to inorganic minerals, the use of chelated minerals has benefits beyond simply enhancing bioavailability, says Richard Murphy, Ph.D., research coordinator, Alltech European Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne, Ireland.