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FORAGER MAGAZINE: Are you water wise?

Whether this summer is a dry or wet one, livestock water supply is an important consideration and could be an area for improvement on many farms, as Luke James reports. 

WATTAGNET: Are better taste claims for slower-growing broilers valid?

Proponents of the slower-growing broiler movement claim that the meat product from those chickens has a superior flavor. However, Dr. Eilir Jones, CEO of Poultry Nutrition Limited, questions the validity of those claims.

WATTAGNET: 4 requirements for quality piglet starter feeds

In order to feed a growing world population, the pig industry must make sure that piglets at weaning are getting the best starter diet possible, said Paul Groenewegen, sales and nutrition manger, Alltech Canada.

BRITISH DAIRYING MAGAZINE: Focus on detail helps sustain dairying efficiency

Rigorous attention to detail on a range of key areas is helping Arla farmers, Maurice and Zoe Davey, to keep increasing the efficiency of their dairy herd. Foot trimming is one of the Davey's current priorities, as they strive to eliminate lameness completely from their all-year-round calving 120-cow Marwin pedigree Holstein herd. 

AGDAILY: Farm Babe: Alltech conference disrupts the scene in agricultural technology

When Irish biochemist Dr. Pearse Lyons founded his company Alltech in 1980 with only $10,000, I wonder if he foresaw how his ideas would grow into a multi-billion dollar empire over the course of the decades.

WATTAGNETT: Vietnam a fast-growing emerging market for ag investment

Vietnam offers great investment opportunities for foreign agribusiness companies, according to Matthew Smith, vice president of Asia-Pacific at Alltech. Smith spoke last week at One, The Alltech Ideas Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.

ALL AG NEWS: Agribusiness Report Podcast: Aidan Connolly

2-part series with Aidan Connolly, Chief Innovation Officer with Alltech in Lexington, KT on disrupting the disruptors in agriculture. May 29 – Part 1http://www.allagnews.com/archives/15408

EFEEDLINK: Alltech Young Scientist award winners unveiled at ONE Alltech conference

Two students accepted the top global awards for the 12th annual Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) programme, the world' most prestigious agriscience competition for university students.

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.

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