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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…

The triple threat to beef’s century-long bull run — and the technologies that could save it!

The resulting trend from the triple threat is clear: beef consumption has stagnated for the last ten years - new ways of thinking will be required. 

Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre becomes Alltech’s fourth bioscience center

The world-class research capabilities of the Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre (ACAC) and its capacity to provide a practical platform for product development and solutions for the aquaculture industry have been recognized today with the…

Have you herd? Smartbow uses high-tech ear tag to monitor animal health

Ag-tech startup Smartbow says they can help farmers identify health issues within the herd earlier and reduce loss in productivity.