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Alltech Mineral Myths Forum: Two key takeaways from Ridley Block Operations

This year at Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, Alltech sponsored the Mineral Myths Forum, which featured industry representatives discussing the myths behind mineral supplementation. We spoke with two experts, Dr. Vaughn…

Boland and Holder: Programmed nutrition

The following is an edited transcript of Luther Andal's interview with Dr. Vaughn Holder, research project manager at Alltech, and professor Maurice Boland, European research director at Alltech. Click below to hear the full interview:

Randy Cowtown

Randy Lamontagne: Little box stores with big ideas

The following is an edited transcript of Luther Andal's interview with Randy Lamontagne, general manager of Cowtown, a retail chain aquired by Alltech.   

Have beef cattle reached their full potential?

Have beef cattle reached their full potential?

Beef producers are constantly trying to drive down the feed conversion ratio (FCR) of their cattle to improve productivity.

Turning the tide on antibiotic resistance

An interview with Aidan Connolly

Fresh start: Success on the cattle farm

Fresh start: Success on the cattle farm

2017 was a hard year for many producers, with many difficulties that could not have been prevented. However, the new year is an opportunity for a fresh start.

High levels of mycotoxins in 2017 harvests: Can you safeguard your animals and salvage your feeds?

Silage samples from across the U.S., Canada and Europe have shown high levels of mycotoxins, according to the Alltech 2017 Harvest Analysis.

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature’s fury: Natural disasters and agriculture in 2017

Nature has menacing ways of reminding us who has the ultimate upper hand.