Animal Nutrition & Health
The pathway to antibiotic-free pig production
Antibiotic-free is a hot topic these days, as both producers and consumers become more concerned about the effects of antibiotics on animal well-being and the meat they produce. The poultry industry has taken the lead in terms of a more aggressive approach to reduce or eliminate antibiotic use and the pork industry is moving in a similar direction. Many areas around the world, includi...More Info
Charlie Crave: Long-term success in sustainable dairy
What is the best strategy for sustainable dairy farming that not only benefits the environment but is also profitable? Charlie Crave, a founding partner in Crave Brothers Farm and Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese, explains how his family-owned dairy operation has grown with the addition of a methane digester and cheese plant, all while keeping sustainability practices at the forefront. ...
Understanding the link between pet health and the microbiome
The microbiome is currently an incredibly popular topic of research. Every living organism, including humans and pets, have all kinds of microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa) living on and within their bodies. These microorganisms live together as communities, and the collection of their genomes is referred as the microbiome. Microbiome communities are unique to certain...
ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference to explore solutions within the global food supply chain
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The agriculture industry has been presented with a great responsibility — to produce enough safe...