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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: 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.

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.

WATTAGNET: Growing global middle class offers challenge to ag

While the growing global population provides one challenge for those in agriculture to produce more food, another challenge is being presented by a growing middle class.

AGWIRED: Alltech Celebrates Joy of Disruption

Dr. Pearse Lyons has built a small empire from modest beginnings in Lexington, Kentucky in 1980 and he has done it all by being disruptive.

AGWIRED: Alltech #ONE17

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference challenges you to seek out that one-in-a-million idea that will revolutionize the way you do business. A record crowd of 4,000 attended this year’s conference held May 21–24 in Lexington, KY.

QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE: Enterprise feeding system unlock genetic potential

Ken Baldwin puts finishing cattle down to two key factors. Top-flight genetics and a quality feeding program that unlocks the potential of those genetics.

PROGRESSIVE DAIRYMAN CANADA: Managing by mentoring put into practice at Tiny Acres Holsteins

After leaving formal education in the 10th grade, Wade Bryanton learned a lot of life lessons from the school of hard knocks. He started a business when he was 17 years old and quickly realized he needed to get better at working with people.

REUTERS: Exclusive: Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for U.S. farm sector

A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices.