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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…

Better barriers: Virtual opportunities in livestock management

Will the next big innovation in ag-tech revolutionize one of the oldest fixtures in farming? Imagine if you could use your smartphone to track and control the movement of your herd. What would it mean for the management of soil, nutrition…

Yea-Sacc® from Alltech is certified by the Carbon Trust to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from dairy and beef…

Alltech’s flagship brand, Yea-Sacc®, has been validated by the Carbon Trust to reduce cattle methane emissions and nitrogen excretion rates. Yea-Sacc is the only yeast culture designed for use in ruminant diets that has been awarded this…