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Cow comfort: 5-minute facial assessment

In recent years, there has been growing public concern about the welfare of livestock. Dairy farmers are, and should be, chief among those concerned about the well-being of their animals.

Turning the tide on antibiotic resistance

An interview with Aidan Connolly

Bio-Mos® in the bottle: New study of calves shows more weight and milk

The pre-weaning growth of a dairy calf is a powerful predictor of long-term productivity and profitability.

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.

Alltech Wisconsin Dairy School gives guidance on preparing for the next generation of dairy farming

[GREEN BAY, Wis.] – More than 220 dairy farmers, nutritionists and industry professionals gathered at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, on Nov.

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.

Designing dairy free stalls for cow comfort

There are two important parts to free stalls. One is the neck rail.

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

Farming the future: What's on the horizon?

The following is an edited transcript of Tom Martin’s discussion with a panel of experts on the future of farming. Click below to hear the full discussion:

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

ACE-ing sustainability: Part II, "A" is for animal

A 20th century vision that was ahead of its time remains so today, some 30 years after its conception: The Alltech ACE principle is a corporate “North Star,” serving as a guide to a more sustainabl

Canadian Harvest

Alltech 2017 Canadian Harvest Analysis indicates high levels of mycotoxins

High levels of deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEA) present in grain and forage samples across Canada