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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…

Meat decommodification: A case of differentiation in the Peruvian market

Traditionally, meat has been considered a commodity — that is, a mass-produced good with a low level of differentiation.

Deborah Wilson: The fast-track: Building a certified sustainable beef program

Blockchain, sustainability and the Chinese market. Today's beef producers face new opportunities and challenges. Deborah Wilson, senior vice president of BIXSco Inc., talks industry transformation and tracking beef cattle from farm to…

Global Feed Survey

2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates world feed production increased by 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons…

The 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, exceeding 1 billion metric tons for the third…

The winners of the Alltech #iamAG photo contest each won a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, to be held May 19-21, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. ​

U.S. farmers win trips to the ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference with #iamAG photo contest

The Alltech #iamAG online agvocacy photo contest showcased the beauty of American agriculture through the eyes of producers, who submitted and shared photos of their farms for the opportunity to win a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas…

Ridley Block Operations, Makers of CRYSTALYX®, launch new self-fed protein supplement for beef cattle

Developed by Ridley Block Operations, part of the Alltech feed division and the makers of CRYSTALYX® Brand Supplements, CrystalBlox is a new hybrid form that combines the economical nutrient delivery and fortification of compressed blocks…

Select-a-bull: Inside Ireland’s cattle-breeding database

What if all the key players in the beef cattle chain, from breeders to market, could consult one comprehensive database for information on every animal? What if farmers could search for stock bulls, weight records and ancestry? The Irish…

Scaletti and Murphy: Less is more with organic trace minerals

Twenty years' worth of research demonstrates that organic trace minerals are superior to inorganic sources. So why do producers continue to incorporate inorganic minerals into feed? Are the perceived cost savings only short-term? Whether…