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Jorge Delgado: Retaining talent in the dairy industry

How do you attract and retain dairy farm employees? Jorge Delgado, dairy advisor with Alltech, highlights how the labor force in dairy is changing and the importance of creating a culture of respect on farms.

R.E.S.E.T-ing the dairy industry to attract and retain employees

For all producers, one of the most important resources is farm labor. While it may not be easy to find people willing to work long hours, we should make every effort to attract and retain people to work on our dairies. 

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…

Four Tips for Overcoming Wild Yeast Challenges in Forage This Spring

As temperatures rise this spring, dairy producers will begin to notice changes in their stored forages that were not present during the long, cold winter. Most dairies have not yet experience any of the issues that are expected to arise in…

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.

​Jorge Delgado, an advisor with the Alltech Dairy On-Farm Support program working hands-on with a producer.

Alltech launches nationwide on-farm dairy support network

​Alltech has launched a program to provide experts and resources to support farmers. The Alltech Dairy On-Farm Support program includes a team of experienced, elite dairy advisors from across the U.S. who will act as a resource for…

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…