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Amanda Radke: Alternative "meat" vs. traditional beef - Which is really more environmentally friendly?

Consumers are growing more and more environmentally conscious, and many have started to experiment with meat-free options. From plant-based burgers to burgers made entirely of tissue-cultured meat, are these really the "alternative meats…

The many benefits of adding yeast cultures to creep feeds

Including feed additives, such as yeast and yeast byproducts, to your creep feed can further advance the benefits of supplementing young cattle. Their components have proven beneficial in improving rumen health, stimulating the immune…

Modernizing your cowherd mineral program

Implementing a proper mineral program is essential, as it can help determine the best way to maintain optimal reproduction with early conception rates while also boosting calf health and growth. We only get one calf per cow per year,We…

Take care of your cows and they will take care of you

Maintaining a focus on maternal nutrition in cows often gets put on the back burner during early pregnancy. However, proper nutrition can play an instrumental role in a calf's future well-being. Don't let your cows and their developing…

Bryan Sanderson joins Alltech as U.S. beef species manager

Bryan Sanderson joins Alltech as U.S. beef species manager

​Alltech is pleased to announce that Bryan Sanderson has joined the company as the U.S. beef species manager.​

Frank Mitloehner: Cattle, climate change and the methane myth

Dr. Frank Mitloehner has done the math on the livestock industry’s contribution to climate change. He is a professor in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, specializing in measurement and mitigation of…

Dr. Kyle McKinney: The enzyme opportunity

Livestock misses out on about 25 percent of the available nutrients in feedstuffs, resulting in a $4-quadrillion loss that the ag industry can't afford as it works to feed the growing population. Dr. Kyle McKinney focuses on solutions that…

Dairy Cows feeding indoors

Optigen® joins lineup of Alltech solutions certified by the Carbon Trust to reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint…

As the feed and food supply chain faces continual pressure to reduce its environmental footprint, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech remains committed to helping the industry tackle this challenge. As part of this…

Grain storage tips: Monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain

Following flooding, it's important to monitor for mold and mycotoxins in stored grain. Know which precautions need to be taken in order to protect grain storage from contamination.

Beefing up profits through verification programs

Are beef verification programs really worth the time and effort for producers? As consumers become more interested in the story behind the steak, verified beef is bringing premium prices. What questions should producers ask before adopting…