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Backgrounding cattle

Backgrounding cattle health management using Bio-Mos 2

Calving is coming to an end, giving producers the ability to breathe and recover from, arguably, their most stressful time of year. However, for the calves they are raising, the most stressful period is yet to come. The weaning process is…

Andrea Capitani - Adversity in Italy: Food production amid the crisis

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, the strength of the global food supply chain must be maintained. We spoke with Andrea Capitani, business manager for Alltech Italy, who shares how those working on the…

Egg in hands

An Open Letter to Governmental Officials Worldwide

There is nothing more important to us than the safety and well-being of our colleagues, customers and communities.

How to increase hot carcass weight by 15 pounds

Research shows that, in order to increase hot carcass weight in beef cattle, farmers need to work toward producing healthier animals by, increasing feed efficiency, reducing feed costs for cattle and improving rumen digestion. Feedlot…

Alltech Global Feed Survey

Alltech Global Feed Survey reveals first production decline in nine years

The 2020 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates that international feed tonnage decreased by 1.07% to 1.126 billion metric tons of feed produced last

Dr. Anne Koontz: Beefing up cattle efficiency with organic trace minerals

Are you looking to improve the efficiency of your cattle? Studies have shown that organic trace minerals outperform inorganic minerals when it comes to cows and their calves. Dr. Anne Koontz, Alltech research scientist, discusses the…

Padraig Hennessy: Reducing labor through precise mineral delivery

With new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning expanding into all industries, agriculture has an opportunity to become more efficient. TERRA NutriTech, an Ireland-based startup, is using these technologies to…