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A nutritional revolution: 7 changes in nutritional dogma on alternative sources of trace minerals

While many nutritionists still cling to the low-priced, traditional inorganics, organic trace minerals are fostering a revolution in animal feeding.   

Identify mold growth and protect your feed quality during harvest months

With harvest time quickly approaching, it's important to check your feed for mycotoxins and be on guard with solutions.

Bridging the data gap in dairy farming: The promise of digital technologies

Emerging digital technologies hold promise for revolutionizing dairy, from management of the herd to management of the individual cow.

A2 milk takes the stores by storm

A new type of cow’s milk is appearing in supermarkets across the globe that may be easier for some people to digest than traditional cow's milk: “A2 milk.”

Marieke’s cheese: It’s so gooouda!

When you walk into Marieke’s, you can sense the entire team is filled with excitement to share their delicious product and share the story of Gouda.

Laura Daniels: A voice for ag

Dairy farming has changed considerably in the last 20 years, but the consumer view of the industry has not adjusted as quickly. Can dairy farmers take matters into their own hands by sharing their story? In this podcast, Laura Daniels, a…

10 tips for managing heat stress on the dairy

Humidity and temperature are the primary factors of heat stress on a dairy, but what else contributes to it and what management techniques can be utilized by producers to reduce its impact? Here are 10 tips for managing heat stress in…

Alltech South Dakota donates KEENAN mixer wagon

Alltech South Dakota donates KEENAN mixer wagon in support of Feeding South Dakota

For the second year in a row, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech is proud to announce the donation of a KEENAN mixer wagon that will be auctioned off at the fifth annual South Dakota Prime Time Gala on June 23, 2018. ​​

Hot topic: Managing heat stress in dairy cows

Heat stress in dairy cows can cause decreases in milk production, immune responses and reproduction. In this podcast, Tom Lorenzen, on-farm dairy specialist, explains the symptoms to watch for and shares his advice for mitigating heat…