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LEXINGTON HERALD LEADER: Cows in the cloud. Could Lexington be hub for tech, agriculture?

A former corporate banker, David Hunt is a co-founder of Cainthus, a Dublin-based company formed with the purpose of digitizing agriculture. Hunt also is a member of the faculty at Singularity University in Silicon Valley.

DROVERS: 5 Tips to Make More Strategic Farm Decisions

During challenging financial times, strategic direction and business planning are vital—albeit intimidating. As the leader of your operation, you need to provide the direction for your team. Do so by empowering your employees, being an agile decision maker and thinking broadly about what can throw you off course.

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.

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.

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.